| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Newport Harbor High senior Carolyn Smith has a special tradition before each of her girls' water polo matches.
She makes sure to look for her father, Tom "Smitty" Smith, in the stands. After they make eye contact, Carolyn will blow her father a kiss...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:05 PM
A catamaran floated through the air Thursday.
A crane lifted the 35,000-pound vessel over the side of Lido Park Drive and placed it into Newport Bay between Lido Isle and the peninsula, launching it for the first time.
Courage and Shannon Winter,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 4:50 PM
We are in the final countdown for 2012. That means it's time for me to pull out all my Christmas Reyn Spooners and recognize this year's harbor winners. I attended the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club's awards banquet and presented at the Balboa Yacht Club's....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:57 PM
Two sailors from Newport Beach, Charlie Buckingham and Michael Menninger, joined an elite group when they were selected to compete in the 34th annual Red Bull Youth America's Cup Finals on Sept. 1, 2013, according to a press release issued by Oracle...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:09 PM
This last weekend I attended the Harbor 20 Sailing Club's Fleet 1 2012 awards banquet at the Lido Isle Yacht Club. The Harbor 20s came to life in the late 1990s when a group of sailors from the Newport Harbor Yacht Club gathered and brainstormed on what...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:50 PM
During this year's Harbor 20 fleet championships I was reviewing the entry list in B fleet and sizing up the competitors when I noticed the boat Chloe. The skipper was Richard Blatterman, crew was John Cazier.
I thought to myself, "We should be able to...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The harbor will be bustling these next two weeks with the 40th Newport Boat Show and Newport Harbor Yacht Club's Ahmanson Cup Regatta this weekend, not to be outdone by next weekend's 66th Annual Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race and the Balboa Angling...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:18 AM
There's a young vibe on the Newport Harbor High sailing team. But that doesn't necessarily mean that Newport Harbor is in rebuilding mode.
There's a high standard for the program. After all, they are the Sailors.
"We have to be good," Newport Harbor...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:15 AM
Last year at the Pacific Coast Championships, the Corona del Mar High sailing team missed a trip to the nationals by one point. One point.
It was painful. Yet it's also been a source of motivation for this year's team as CdM continues in its quest to...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Last year, the Corona del Mar High sailing team was one point away from qualifying for the High School Dinghy National Championships. This year the Sea Kings left no doubt.
CdM finished third at the Pacific Coast Championships Sunday at Cabrillo Beach...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
(nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino)
Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013.
Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955
Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Over the last couple of weeks you might have noticed I am a superstitious person when it comes to my routine before and while I am boating.
It starts when dressing. Which shirt, pants and hat have the right mojo for the event I am attending that day?...