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Sailing

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  • Harbor Report: Take time to meet the Skipper

    I recently sat down with a man who needs no introduction, Timothy Bercovitz — better known as "Skipper Tim." If you sail on Monday night's American Legion Sundowner Series, or in any of the wooden boat regattas up and down the Southern California...
  • Sailing: NHYC Team Thunder repeats at Baldwin Cup

    Team Thunder of host yacht club Newport Harbor repeated as champion of the Baldwin Cup on Sunday. The three-day regatta, presented by JP Morgan Chase, featured 134 races with varied, but exciting conditions, dramatic finishes and stadium-style racing....
  • He's the Rembrandt of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race

    He's the Rembrandt of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race
    Gary Miltimore is captivated by boating. He has crossed the Atlantic Ocean three times and spent days at sea en route to places like Mexico, England and Spain. And the sailor, who is also an artist, has painted the vessels that have taken him around the...
  • Sailing: NHYC Team Thunder continues to win at Baldwin Cup

    Sailing in light shifty breezes coming out of the south at five knots, 96 competitors raced in 31 races in the second stage of the Baldwin Cup Team Race sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Saturday in Newport Harbor. Sailing was punctuated by the buzz of...
  • The Harbor Report: Wild winds, waves make for exciting race

    I hope you are all starting to smile a little more knowing that our summer weeknight sailing will be starting May 1. But let's not forget about April, which is always the most active month of the year for sailboat racing. First I'd like to review the...
  • The Harbor Report: Cabo race becomes my wild ride

    I hope you are all starting to smile a little more knowing that our summer weekday sailing nights will start the first of May. Let's not forget about April, which is always the most active month of the year for sailboat racing. Before I jump into this...
  • Sailing: Baldwin Cup begins Friday

    Newport Harbor Yacht Club Team Thunder will be defending its title in the eighth annual Baldwin Cup Team Race presented by JPMorgan Chase Friday through Sunday on Newport Harbor. The event, hosted by Newport Harbor Yacht Club, features 11 of the most...
  • The Harbor Report: Rowing coach put the 'sea' in OCC

    Between 1983 and 1985, I was at the Orange Coast College sailing center almost every day as a member of the OCC sailing team and then one year as coach. During this time, I met people like Jim Jorgensen, Brad Avery and Dave Grant. At that time, Grant...
  • 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....
  • 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: 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...