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  • From the Boathouse: Flag rules: First, don't call it Old Glory

    Ahoy! Flag Day is here, so I want to remind boaters that a little etiquette is in order. The procedures for flying the various types on flags on a boat are many, so I will briefly explain the display of the U.S. Ensign. Once you board a vessel, you...
  • Sailing: Buckingham breaks to lead in Laser North American and U.S. Sailing Singlehanded Championships

    LONG BEACH — It's not the Olympics, but in a potential preview Charlie Buckingham, a Newport Harbor High alumnus, started the second day of the 2014 Laser North American championships Friday one point behind leader Bruno Fontes of Brazil, the host...
  • Sailing: Buckingham captures North American Championships trophy

    Sailing: Buckingham captures North American Championships trophy
    Charlie Buckingham and Paige Railey have been collecting trophies since they were kids, but Sunday they won some of the more precious hardware: the George D. O'Day trophy for men and Helen Willis Hanley trophy for women in the U.S. Sailing Singlehanded...
  • 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: 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...
  • Ensenada brings Newport to Newporters

    Ensenada brings Newport to Newporters
    ENSENADA, MEXICO — Before lunch began, Commodore Chuck Iverson sat in the back corner of a restaurant, reviewing the guest list. It seemed a generic Newport Beach scene: place settings arranged on white tablecloths. Ocean view. Members of the...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • The Harbor Report: Bahia's junior sailing program is a value

    Over the last couple of weeks I have been active at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club Taco Tuesdays race nights with the Harbor 20 fleet. I have been coaching the fleet and setting up three-boat-length markers at the leeward mark. I've also been helping...
  • The Harbor Report: Hear the cannons? It's yacht season again

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the squealing sounds of the buffing wheels, as people clean and wax their boats for their yacht clubs' opening day. Opening day in the harbor started last weekend with the Lido Isle Yacht Club, American Legion...
  • 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...
  • The Harbor Report: A cub reporter at America's Cup

    Years ago, I was a bartender, and on Monday nights, a fat lady would come in and sing "Ebb Tide" to close the night's karaoke and the bar. After watching the Kiwis dominate Oracle Team USA in three of four races last Saturday and Sunday at the America's...