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  • The Harbor Report: Harbormaster an approachable leader

    I first noticed Lt. Mark Long, Orange County's harbormaster, while attending a Harbor Commission meeting at the end of 2009. He had just arrived in town and his photo had been in the press. Long was in his street clothes. "This guy gets it," was the...
  • Dr. Val Clark

    Dr. Val Clark
    Dr. Val Clark, 79, of La Canada and Newport Beach, California, passed peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, July 2, 2011.  Val was born in St. George, Utah on March 30, 1932 to Earl B. and Iva Knell Clark.  His youth was spent...
  • The Crowd: Shop until you drop for cancer research

    The Crowd: Shop until you drop for cancer research
    There are those who can turn a negative into a positive and those who can turn a negative into positive cash flow. The second Divorcée Sale, also billed as "A Charity Shopping Event at Pelican Hill Resort," unfolds July 22 through 24. If you think you've...
  • 18 degrees of latitude separation

     18 degrees of latitude separation
    ABOARD THE ALASKA EAGLE, at sea in the South Atlantic — We departed South Georgia Island on short notice. Our weather routers, New Hampshire-based Commanders' Weather, gave us an immediate "go" when we asked for a good departure date within the...
  • 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: Bringing sailing to the forefront

    I was granted an interview this week with Craig Thompson, chief executive of the America's Cup Event Authority (ACEA), which is overseeing the 34th America's Cup, to be sailed in San Francisco Bay in August 2013. Thompson, a Newport Beach resident, was...
  • The Harbor Report: In remembrance of Nina, a top sailor

    Hello, Newport Harbor! What are you doing today? At noon on Friday, an aloha celebration of life for Dr. Nina Ann Nielsen will take place at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, 720 W. Bay Ave., Newport Beach. Cancel your afternoon appointments, call your...
  • Sailing southward aboard the Alaska Eagle

    Sailing southward aboard the Alaska Eagle
    A few days from now, I, along with a group who doesn't mind a little adversity, will be sailing aboard the Alaska Eagle off Cape Horn. We'll venture out from the protection of the Wollaston Islands, and just a few miles later, skirt past the infamous...
  • The Harbor Report: Some perspectives on the boat market

    Whenever I start up a conversation with someone from around the harbor, the first question I am normally asked is, "How is the boat market?" Early in 2011, it's looking like we are coming off the starting line in good shape. While attending the...