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  • Clubs to race the open seas

    The Newport Harbor Yacht Club will defend its title at the fifth annual Corinthian Cup Regatta, a two-day event this weekend expected to draw more than 100 participants in four, one-design sailboat classes. NHYC won the trophy for the main event last...
  • Mesa Musings: Sail away with his lectures

    Is there a more knowledgeable sailor in our community than Dave Grant? Because this is my column, I can ask and answer my own questions. My response is, "I think not!" Now, you could hide my knowledge of sailing on the business end of a cotton swab. But...
  • The Harbor Report: Junior sailors take over at yacht club

    I have to assume everyone noticed the 200-plus Naples sabots sailing in front of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club on Aug. 8 to 11. The event was the 2011 Jr. Sabot Nationals, and it could not have gone any better. What a fantastic way to wrap the junior...
  • Mailbag: Marina Park is not what you think

    I am offering a rebuttal to the Community Commentary article written by Dr. Patricia Frostholm ("Action needed on making park public," Aug. 14). She has quite a few misconceptions about Marina Park and its residents. Frostholm obviously does not...
  • 'He was an incredible person to all of us'

    NEWPORT BEACH — Friends and family of Robert Sattler filled the pews of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church on Saturday morning to celebrate the life of the well-respected community figure. Sattler, a long-time Corona del Mar Residents...
  • Boats, jail and love: an odyssey

    When he was a child in Croatia, Tony Burica first got wind of sailing. He'd watch large schooners coming and going from the port. Images of ketches sailing the Mediterranean hang from his shop walls. One night in Communist Croatia, Burica fled the party,...
  • The Harbor Report: Another fantastic race on the water

    While much of the East Coast battened hatches and boarded windows in anticipation of Hurricane Irene, I was busy gathering my storm supplies for the 2011 Balboa Yacht Club & Newport Harbor Yacht Club Long Point Invitational Race Week. As always, I brought...
  • The Harbor Report: A little about them good ol' boys

    This week's story is going to be fun. Anytime a story about Newport Harbor's "Good Ol' Boys" club comes to mind — and I can write about the likes of David Frasier, Ken Knight, Carter Ford, Duncan McIntosh and Roger MacGregor — I sit up in...
  • Murton Louis Munson

    Murton Louis Munson
    Murton Louis Munson Murton L. (Murt) Munson passed away unexpectedly on March 20, 2011.  He was born November 14, 1934 in Los Angeles, Ca. to Louis and Lilian Munson. Murt graduated from Inglewood H.S. in 1952. In 1954 he entered the Naval Cadet...
  • One harbor, two top-notch sailing powerhouses

    Editor's note: The writer of this piece is a parent of sailing team members. Finishing just a point behind the winner, the Newport Harbor High School Sailing Team placed 2nd in the Gold Fleet division in Pacific Coastal Interscholastic Sailing Assn.'s...
  • Commission considers speed limit exception for harbor

    NEWPORT BEACH — The city is creating a special permitting process to allow sail and crew racers to exceed the harbor's 5-knot speed limit. Five knots equals 5 nautical miles per hour, or an approximate speed of 5.75 mph. After years of...
  • The Harbor Report: Some observations along the waterfront

    It's time for my spring Harbor Observation Report. And, yes, I am for hire. I took my standard route this week by starting out at the Newport Harbor Shipyard. I then looked out over Z mark from the Windward Sailing Club, walked through Lido Village,...