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  • The Harbor Report: Looking back at the top fleets

    This week I thought it would be interesting to go back some 50 years and recall who brought home the pickle dishes in the 1940-1960s. I called Seymour Beek and Dave Ullman and asked them what were the most active fleets, names to look for and where to...
  • Morgan MD, Morgan Lord

    Morgan MD, Morgan Lord
    Morgan died peacefully on August 20, 2012, in Corona del Mar, California, with his wife of 53 years, Mary, at his side. Born March 25, 1933, in Oxnard, California to Kenneth Frederick and Phyllis Lord Morgan, Morgan spent his childhood in Los Feliz and...
  • The Harbor Report: Harbor is like a fine wine

    This Labor Day weekend I climbed aboard my 1983 Schwinn Traveler bicycle and set out on a different type of harbor cruise. Words that came to mind on this hot summer day, as I pedaled from Huntington Beach to Newport, were working waterfront facilities,...
  • The Harbor Report: Fun times sailing in Newport Harbor

    The high pressure system brought in warm weather, a light zephyr and 25 high school sailing teams from California and Washington state. Each school brings four teams split into A and B varsity squads and A and B junior varsity squads, which break down...
  • The Harbor Report: Rain or shine, Peter sails

    The Harbor Report: Rain or shine, Peter sails
    I have made it a point to attend at least one of all the different twilight races this year. The only class that participates in every twilight race, Monday through Friday, is the Harbor 20 class, and the only sailor who attends every twilight race is...
  • The Harbor Report: Some mooring tips

    The Harbor Report: Some mooring tips
    This week I met with Chuck South, owner of the South Mooring Co., at the old IHOP on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, and it was an instant flashback for me. Chuck and I walked in and there was Robin, formerly of Robin's Nest and Snug Harbor, with a big "hello,...
  • They're going to need some better boats

    They're going to need some better boats
    Jean is starting to show her age. At just over 40, she still moves gracefully, but her admirers around Newport are starting to notice the cracks and blemishes. Many tourists still snapped photos of her, though, to show friends just how beautiful Newport...
  • The Harbor Report: Small boats, big futures

    The Harbor Report: Small boats, big futures
    There is nothing more encouraging than noticing the true passion for the sport of sailing within our harbor's junior programs. This passion trickles down from Grandpa and Grandma watching their grandkids sail around the harbor, and leaving the yacht...
  • Tuesday's Calendar

    Tuesday's Calendar
    TODAY Dubtroit U.K.-based deejay Ginz headlines Dubtroit at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Steady, Tony K and Tealong also perform. The show is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 21 and older only. Guests can enter free with a reservation at...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    TODAY Charity Concert A concert by Griffith Clawson, a 14-year-old Newport Coast resident, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Port Restaurant and Bar, 440 Heliotrope Ave, Corona del Mar. The concert is to benefit Orangewood Children's Foundation. Tickets...
  • The Harbor Report: Sailing into the sunset always good

    The Harbor Report: Sailing into the sunset always good
    While traveling around the harbor this week I came upon a place that gave me relief from my troubling situations. No, I am not referring to the Balboa Yacht Club's bar, but rather one particular Hunter 326 sailing in the harbor most every day of the week....
  • The Harbor Report: Sailing in paradise

    The Harbor Report: Sailing in paradise
    Newport Harbor's 2010 summer sailing season is starting to set into a red sky. When waking up Saturday morning, the sunrise looked red through my eyes as I stumbled, moaned and groaned. While looking for my Excedrin migraine pain reliever, 7UP and...