| May 24, 2014
| 9:14 PM
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,...
| Apr 26, 2014
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:40 PM
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...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:01 PM
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,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 11:28 AM
If you follow me on Facebook you already know I am in St. Maarten for the 34th Heineken Regatta.
The crew of Linstar has been invited to attend this year's event by the boat's owner, John Shulze.
Yeah, I know, it kind of sucks to be me, huh?
| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Julie Squier Jones, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on March 10, 2014
surrounded by her loving family following a 15 year tough battle with cancer, which never compromised or slowed down in any way her energy and wonderful spirit of a total...