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  • From the Boathouse: A media man at America's Cup

    Ahoy! What a busy nautical schedule I have plotted on my chart, and my first waypoint on Friday is San Francisco. I will be flying, not boating, to the America's Cup media center, located in the center of the racing at the America's Cup Park at San...
  • From the Boathouse: In the home stretch before Labor Day

    Ahoy! The summer sailboat races are starting to wind down as Labor Day approaches. Labor Day weekend typically signals the end of the summer boating season for our local harbors' sailing programs and for boating in general across the nation. Likewise,...
  • 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...
  • The Harbor Report: Get those challengers on the harbor

    The 2014 sailing season will be upon us before you know it, and this year, our local PHRF fleet needs your help. I will start to sound like a broken record, but I trust you still understand my meaning — local participation is at an all-time low. The...
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: Reporting on the dock of the bay

    Ahoy! Wow, I cannot believe that the 2014 Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race is starting to show on the fringes of my radar screen once again. In only a few months, hundreds of sailboats will cross the start line in the ocean off Balboa Pier...
  • The Harbor Report: Picking a young champion's brain

    The Harbor Report: Picking a young champion's brain
    I'm not going to lie — I took advantage of being the Daily Pilot's harbor columnist and called up this year's winner of the Junior Sabot Nationals, Derek Pickell. My intentions were solely personal in an effort to improve my own sailing ability....
  • The Harbor Report: The race through paradise

    The Harbor Report: The race through paradise
    As summer comes to a close each year, one event on the calendar stands out: Long Point Race Week. Thirty eight boats signed up for this race to Long Point, Catalina, this year and were greeted with perfect weather, good friends and breathtaking scenery....
  • 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....
  • Edward Winslow Cox

    Cox, Edward Winslow 8/31/33 - 8/14/13 Ed Cox, a long time local Newport Beach resident passed away Wednesday August 14, 2013 after a courageously fought battle with cancer. Ed was born in Brookline, MA to Edward & Marion Cox and grew up in Wesley, MA....
  • Killian wins Lido 14 nationals

    Christophe Killian, a senior-to-be at Corona del Mar High, won the Lido 14 National Class Championships gold fleet title in Marina del Rey on Thursday. Killian, sailing for Balboa Yacht Club, won two of his five races and placed second in the final race...