| Aug 21, 2012
A day on the job for Richard and Sheri Crowe might include climbing a smoke-spewing volcano, watching Antarctic icebergs cave in, or guiding student sailors through rough seas to remote destinations.
But now, after 30 years as captains of the Alaska...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 7:53 PM
I cannot tell you how excited and nervous I am about this weekend's Championship Regatta at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. The event will be sailed in Harbor 20s, with the family division taking to the water Saturday and the championships division...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:03 PM
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,...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 7:42 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:39 PM
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...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 8:41 PM
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,...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:50 PM
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...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 8:43 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:07 PM
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...