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  • Virgen: Sailing has great local drama

    Sydney Bolger's answer to how she approaches sailing conditions during competition also ended up being the same mentality that could be applied to fielding questions at Newport Harbor Yacht Club. Bolger, along with Charlie Buckingham and Chris Barnard,...
  • Sailing: It's OK fast in Newport to Ensenada race

    It's always a joke, tinted with slight worry, over whether the plethora of trophies will be allowed across the border for presentation at the finale of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race. Awarded for numerous categories, the collection comprises wooden...
  • Sailing: Newport Harbor captures two titles in San Diego

    The Newport Harbor High sailing team won the Pacific Coast Interscholastic Sailing Assn. Gold Pacific Coast Championship and the Bill Wakeman Perpetual Trophy in San Diego on April 27. The team featured Campbell D'Eliscu, Sean Segerblom, Katie Calder,...
  • The Harbor Report: Coming home with fresh ideas

    The Harbor Report: Coming home with fresh ideas
    I made it back last week from the 34th Heineken Regatta in St. Maarten, where I observed a couple of fresh ideas on how to better promote yachting events. First off, the regatta was spectacular. I highly recommend that you place it on your bucket list....
  • The Harbor Report: Enjoying the winter breeze

    The Harbor Report: Enjoying the winter breeze
    I started this week by taking my bicycle ride on the beach trail, and as the crisp winter air touched my face, I looked out over Catalina as a boxer looks at his next opponent. This weekend is the Mid-Winter Catalina Island Race (formerly known as the...
  • The Harbor Report: Top-notch sailor looks to next America's Cup

    The Harbor Report: Top-notch sailor looks to next America's Cup
    After interviewing Gino Morrelli for my column last week, I had a chance to ask the same questions of his partner, Pete Melvin, of Morrelli & Melvin Design and Engineering Inc. Morrelli and Melvin are best known for their catamaran designs and their...
  • The Harbor Report: The birth of springtime events

    The Harbor Report: The birth of springtime events
    You have to love spring in Newport Harbor, where everything seems to happen all at once. My first stop this week was at Newport Harbor Yacht Club to check in on the Baldwin Cup Team race, running through Sunday. This event actually started weeks ago...
  • From the Boathouse: A final salute to a sailing titan

    Ahoy! Great weather for the weekend is ahead throughout Southern California. If you are going boating, then you can expect the daytime air temperatures will be in the low to mid-70s by Sunday, and the nighttime temperatures in the mid-50s. Along the...
  • The Harbor Report: Loosening the belt again at boat show

    I am writing my column aboard a 757 headed to Miami in an effort to sell a 2009 Tiara 3900 power boat. As I review the boat's specification sheet, in preparation for the boat's inspections, my mind returns to a few of the observations I noticed around the...
  • The Harbor Report: Getting prepped for Ensenada race

    The Harbor Report: Getting prepped for Ensenada race
    The Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race is quickly approaching, and I thought it might be interesting to offer my thoughts on preparing for the race and discuss race strategy. In preparing the boat, my first thoughts are always about weight...
  • Ensenada, here they come

    Ensenada, here they come
    Burgers, fries and onion rings had been served at the private party on Ruby's rooftop deck, but the Newport Beach sailing enthusiasts rose from the white plastic chairs, abandoning their food for a better view. They craned their necks and angled their...
  • William (Bill) Herbert Allen February 25, 1932 - March 17, 2014

    William (Bill) Herbert Allen  February 25, 1932 - March 17, 2014
    Was born to the late William Herbert Allen, Sr. and Eleanor Bush Allen in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1932 and raised in Pasadena. Bill spent his summers growing up in Newport Beach where his father introduced him to sailing which would become...