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  • The Harbor Report: Mariners Mile still nearing finish line

    As I traveled around the harbor this week, the first question that came to mind was, when will the construction along Mariners Mile on Pacific Coast Highway be completed? I picked up the phone and called Mary Locey, the city of Newport Beach's...
  • From the Boathouse: Whale watchers, report your sightings

    Ahoy! The beautiful weather is here, and I know all good boaters have made their New Year's resolutions. What kind of resolutions do boaters make? And do the resolutions last at least until spring thaw? Luckily Southern California's coastline doesn'...
  • The Harbor Report: Farewell to my father, my captain

    Like I wrote in my February 2013 column, "The importance of sailing stories," this week's column is more for me than for all of you. In that story, I talked about my mother calling for assistance with my father, who needed to be taken to the hospital....
  • Phyllis Rawlins DraytonDecember 5, 1936 - December 12, 2014

    Phyllis raced sailboats actively in Newport Harbor for nearly 70 years. To non-sailing friends, she will be remembered as fun loving and feisty. On the race course, she was all business. She was always a top competitor, especially in adult Sabot regattas....
  • The Harbor Report: And the boating awards go to ...

    Winter has to be approaching, because I just picked up my collection of Christmas Reyn Spooners from the dry cleaners and received the names of award recipients from around the harbor. Nothing is better than starting the holiday season with your yacht...
  • The Harbor Report: Commissioner is leaving his mark on the harbor

    This week, I had a chance to catch up with one of my favorite people, active harbor user Paul Blank. In July 2012, Blank was selected by the City Council to sit on our Harbor Commission. At that time, I wrote, "He's very responsive, truly loves our...
  • From the Boathouse: Sailing requires more than sight

    Ahoy! The Women's Ocean Racing and Sailing Assn. (WORSA) and the Newport Harbor American Legion Post 291 are hosting the 25th annual Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Saturday. More than 200 guests will be invited to help steer the boats and...
  • The Harbor Report: Youthful enthusiasm on display at Sabot championship

    The Harbor Report: Youthful enthusiasm on display at Sabot championship
    This week on the harbor it was all about the Jr. Sabot National Championship and the nearly 150 boats attending from around Southern California. On Monday and Tuesday, the participants, ages 7 to 17, raced in a qualification series and a fleet selection...
  • Sailing: Tradition of fun continues for Flight of the Lasers

    Family-oriented fun and good-spirited competition are expected to take place during the 79th annual Flight of the Lasers race Sunday. Newport Ocean Sailing Assn. is hosting the free event on behalf of The Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of...
  • Governor's Cup: Defending champ clinches top spot for semifinals

    Governor's Cup: Defending champ clinches top spot for semifinals
    Thursday's final race of the 48th Governor's Cup pitted two past champions and proved to be especially crucial in the quarterfinals. The race between Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club (Sam Gilmour, 2013 Gov Cup champion) and San Diego (Nevin Snow, 2011)...
  • Governor's Cup: Gilmour, Snow clash in final

    Governor's Cup: Gilmour, Snow clash in final
    For the first time in Governor's Cup history, the regatta features two former champions. It just so happens those two former champs are in Saturday's final for the coveted trophy of the 48th annual international junior match racing event. The Gov Cup...
  • Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat

    Gilmour rallies for Gov Cup repeat
    Sam Gilmour simply smiled when he heard he was described as "hungry" to win the 48th Governor's Cup, by fellow finalist Nevin Snow after the semifinals on Friday at Balboa Yacht Club. Gilmour acted as if he was starving on Saturday, and feasted on a...