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  • The Harbor Report: Superstitions are serious business

    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?...
  • The Harbor Report: Grab a front seat for Baldwin Cup

    The Harbor Report: Grab a front seat for Baldwin Cup
    Starting today and through this weekend is the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's sixth annual Baldwin Cup Team Race sailed in Harbor 20s. This event was conceived by NHYC Staff Commodore Bill Palmer and has quickly turned into one of our harbor's most...
  • 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...
  • High School Sailing: Newport takes third

    The Newport Harbor High sailing team earned third place in the Interscholastic Sailing Assn. High School National Fleet Racing Championships last week. Cathedral Catholic won, while Point Loma finished second at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich,...
  • College Roundup

    BASEBALL UC Irvine 4, Long Beach State 2 LONG BEACH — Senior Eric Pettis threw a complete game to lead the Anteaters to a series sweep of the host 49ers in Big West Conference play Sunday at Blair Field. Pettis, who did not allow an earned run,...
  • Races' common foe: economy

    The sailing culture here has seen better days. For at least the last two years, people in Newport Beach have struggled to sell their boats. Others lack the financial stability to buy one, and many in between just opt to not take theirs out on the water....
  • Sailors can give a little whistle (or 3 or 5)

    The summer boating season is almost here. That's when harbors are filled with hundreds of kids participating in sailing classesfrom first-time white-knuckled beginners to those hoping one day to bring home the America's Cup. Keep in mind that most...
  • Sailing with the winds

    Sailing with the winds
    There are two rules about Orange Coast College's summer sailing program: The first rule is never talk about it because everybody will want to join and the Newport Harbor channel could become clogged with sailboats. The second rule is: Follow rule No. 1....
  • The Harbor Report: Back from Catalina in one piece

    I have been pleasantly surprised by the response from people who read my first column last week. The first remark I received was in Catalina from Diane Buchanan: "I read your story in The Daily Pilot, Len. That's a great idea and I look forward to...
  • 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...