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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,...
  • The Harbor Report: A column from the Caribbean

    The Harbor Report: A column from the Caribbean
    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? This...
  • From the Boathouse: Helping the blind to sea

    Ahoy! Saturday sees an inspiring happening at the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, when eager sailors will take part in the Sail for the Blind and Visually Impaired event. Participants will be able to help steer the boats and adjust sheet and...
  • The Harbor Report: A Passage to a favorite yacht

    The Harbor Report: A Passage to a favorite yacht
    While cruising the harbor this week, I was looking around for Newport Harbor's 10 most interesting boats of 2013. As most of you have noticed, I have quite an attraction to Windward Passage. That's when I picked up the phone and gave her skipper, David...
  • The Harbor Report: Fifty-four years (almost) on the water

    I had an interview postponed this week and needed to pull something out of my hat to fill my column. So while I took a Duffy cruise of the harbor, looking for that last-minute story, the thought kept coming into my head to interview myself — a...
  • The Harbor Report: The nicest guy on Newport Harbor

    The Harbor Report: The nicest guy on Newport Harbor
    If ever there was a person who should be our harbor's ambassador, it is Phillip Ramser. I have never met a more congenial person in this harbor. This is why I write this column — I get to pick up the phone and ask people like Phil if we could talk....
  • Nancy Curran Caldwell

    Nancy Curran Caldwell
    Nancy Curran Caldwell Nancy Curran Caldwell who was admired for her gracious heart, kindness of spirit and inherent elegance passed on November 14, 2013.   She was the epitome of a lady, even as she faced her final days among her family and caregivers....
  • The Harbor Report: The best of 2013 on the harbor

    The Harbor Report: The best of 2013 on the harbor
    As we wait for winter to finally arrive at our harbor this year, two things stay constant on our calendar. The first is that it's time for me to pull out all my Christmas Reyn Spooners and recognize this year's harbor award winners. This past weekend...
  • The Harbor Report: Looking back at the year's highlights

    Another year has rolled by like a clearing winter's westerly breeze. This is the fourth year I have been writing the harbor column, and I look forward to many more years to come. I would like to take the time to review 2013 with you. If this review perks...
  • The Harbor Report: Yacht club's first female commodore has boating in her blood

    The Harbor Report: Yacht club's first female commodore has boating in her blood
    This week I had the opportunity to talk to a person whose family descended from the Mayflower. Named after her father's boat, Gale Nye Pickney has recently taken the helm of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as its first female commodore. Shortly after...
  • OCC is losing its sailing symbol

    OCC is losing its sailing symbol
    The Alaska Eagle has proudly displayed the Orange Coast College flag on its stern for 32 years and more than 290,000 miles. But Tuesday morning, as crew members worked to disassemble the 90-foot mast, OCC's flag had been replaced with the red, white and...
  • Remember trusty boat, beautiful ports and great friends

    Remember trusty boat, beautiful ports and great friends
    I took a last stroll around the deck of Alaska Eagle today. Every step, every hand rail felt familiar, as they do after finishing a long voyage. I was 29 when we first took students aboard from the Orange Coast College docks in October 1982. Now, 31...