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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Paularino educators honored for philanthropy

    Paularino educators honored for philanthropy
    Paularino Elementary School teachers Lisa Roberts and Shannon Spining share a passion for teaching and kayaking. Now, the pair have something else in common: an award for their philanthropic efforts. Roberts and Spining started their nonprofit,...
  • From the Boathouse: Prepare for the holiday boating season

    Ahoy! We have wonderful Christmas boat parades — cruising in harbors, lakes and rivers — to look forward to next month, and yes, boats being towed on trailers down a few main streets across the country. I hope boaters have started to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Kayaking for kids' cause

    Kayaking for kids' cause
    COSTA MESA — Two local schoolteachers will attempt to paddle their way from Catalina Island to Newport Harbor for the second time to raise money for arts education. On July 16, two Paularino Elementary School teachers plan to make the 26-mile sea...
  • It's A Gray Area: 'Oh, beautiful, for spacious skies'

    This Thanksgiving weekend I celebrate our national parks and other gems administered for us by the U.S. National Park Service. One thing that I want to do before my life ends is visit all the national parks. So far, I have visited 26 of those 58 parks...
  • Sailing southward aboard the Alaska Eagle

    Sailing southward aboard the Alaska Eagle
    A few days from now, I, along with a group who doesn't mind a little adversity, will be sailing aboard the Alaska Eagle off Cape Horn. We'll venture out from the protection of the Wollaston Islands, and just a few miles later, skirt past the infamous...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY Dancing With The Teachers The Newport Harbor High School Dance Team hosts the Dancing with the Teachers event at 7 p.m. Students have choreographed dances with teachers. Attendees will vote on their favorites and will have the chance to...