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  • 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: 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: The ins and outs of avoiding collisions

    Ahoy! This week, I want to highlight the rules of the road after two sailboats collided in the wide-open Pacific Ocean. Both boats were entered in a yacht club's race between two Southern California harbors just under 100 nautical miles apart. The...
  • The Harbor Report: A solid score for this harbor supporter

    Twelve years ago, Jenn Lancaster left her teaching job, packed up her car and moved to California from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Fortunately for every sailor in Newport Beach, Lancaster became the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's racing director....
  • 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....
  • The Harbor Report: Calling for comments on story boards

    Summer is slowly coming to an end, and yet the harbor is as active as if it were June. This weekend, you will notice the 36th annual Lido Boat Show in Lido Village. I had a chance to walk around the show this week, and a couple of thoughts came to mind....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...