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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • Around Town: Abandoned vessels to be auctioned in Newport

    Vessels abandoned in Newport Beach will be auctioned Friday at the Orange County Sheriff's Department's Harbor Patrol office at 1901 Bayside Drive. Bidders can view the vessels between 8 and 9 a.m. Minimum bids will vary depending on the craft. The...
  • Auction shoppers seek seagoing steals in Newport Beach

    Auction shoppers seek seagoing steals in Newport Beach
    Standing on a dock at the Harbor Patrol office in Corona del Mar, harbor resources manager Chris Miller pointed to a run-down red sailboat that had been abandoned by its original owner in Newport Beach. "Let's start the bidding at $20," he announced...
  • Holiday events make for busy calendar

    Holiday events make for busy calendar
    Holiday celebrations are getting into full swing, and plenty of events are coming up in the area the rest of this month. Here are many of them: Costa Mesa The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has several holiday shows on the schedule: • "Dr....
  • From the Boathouse: Many options during boat-parade season

    Ahoy! Thanksgiving is over, and the holiday boat parades are right around the corner. 'Tis the season to decorate your boat or plan to watch one of the many boat parades across the country. Let's take a look at the parades for next weekend, and I will...
  • Abandoned vessels to be auctioned Friday in Newport

    Vessels abandoned in Newport Beach will be auctioned Friday at the Orange County Sheriff's Department's Harbor Patrol office at 1901 Bayside Drive. Bidders can view the vessels between 8 and 9 a.m. Minimum bids will vary depending on the craft. The...
  • Around Town: Teachers, students to hold a dance-off at Newport Harbor

    Newport Harbor High School will present "Dancing With the Teachers" on Wednesday and Thursday nights to benefit the school dance team. Students will pair up with teachers for a dance contest, a la TV's "Dancing With the Stars." The teams spend hours...
  • From the Boathouse: Safe Boating Week a useful reminder

    Ahoy! Did you know that National Safe Boating Week begins Saturday and ends May 23? This is a week of safety awareness for recreational boaters with the goal of educating and reminding them to be safe and responsible on the waterways — an...
  • Providing big help for the little ones

    Providing big help for the little ones
    Before leaving the beach at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday morning, Tod Novak prepared his 7-year-old kayaking partner and little brother for the day. "All right Moises, this one is yours," he said, handing over a paddle at least twice as...
  • Dates, theme set for Christmas boat parade

    Dates, theme set for Christmas boat parade
    The 105th annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is scheduled to take to the waters Dec. 18 to 22 with a theme of "Rockin' around the Christmas Tree," according to a news release. "The parade is our community's Christmas card to the world and sets...
  • From the Boathouse: Remembering a visionary vessel designer

    Ahoy! Boaters know the name and many have been aboard a DeFever yacht. Sadly, Arthur DeFever passed away last month at age 94. DeFever began his career designing fishing vessels and evolved into designing the cruising and custom yachts that we see...
  • Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by a water bug

    Reporter's Notebook: Bitten by a water bug
    I've never had a good relationship with the sea, or really any large body of water where I could drown. But then I heard about the Moonlight Kayaking tours offered at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach. I can't tread water, but at 23 I...
  • Teachers to kayak for charity

    Teachers to kayak for charity
    It's 26 miles from Catalina Island's Avalon Harbor to the Newport Aquatic Center, but that won't stop Paularino Elementary School teacher Lisa Roberts from tackling the distance via kayak. On Saturday, the fifth-grade teacher will team up with her...