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  • Visually impaired take to the seas

    Visually impaired take to the seas
    Almost 200 visually impaired expert and novice sailors will take to the open water under the guidance of American Legion volunteers Saturday. For 21 years, the Women's Ocean Racing Sailing Assn. and the American Legion have collaborated to create the...
  • The Harbor Report: A tribute to two harbor heroes

    I spent a good part of Tuesday afternoon cruising from the Balboa Peninsula into the North Balboa Island Channel then around Linda Island and into the Back Bay. My mind wandered to racing this weekend in the Lido Isle Yacht Club's "Roy Woolsey" regatta...
  • A celebration of life, not a memorial

    A celebration of life, not a memorial
    NEWPORT BEACH — He referred to ALS not as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but as "A Love for Sailing." It was Nick Scandone's way of turning his death sentence from Lou Gehrig's disease into a positive, which he did time and again. He won a gold...
  • High School Sailing: Newport takes third

    The Newport Harbor High sailing team earned third place in the Interscholastic Sailing Assn. High School National Fleet Racing Championships last week. Cathedral Catholic won, while Point Loma finished second at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich,...
  • College Roundup

    BASEBALL UC Irvine 4, Long Beach State 2 LONG BEACH — Senior Eric Pettis threw a complete game to lead the Anteaters to a series sweep of the host 49ers in Big West Conference play Sunday at Blair Field. Pettis, who did not allow an earned run,...
  • Races' common foe: economy

    The sailing culture here has seen better days. For at least the last two years, people in Newport Beach have struggled to sell their boats. Others lack the financial stability to buy one, and many in between just opt to not take theirs out on the water....
  • Sailors can give a little whistle (or 3 or 5)

    The summer boating season is almost here. That's when harbors are filled with hundreds of kids participating in sailing classesfrom first-time white-knuckled beginners to those hoping one day to bring home the America's Cup. Keep in mind that most...
  • Sailing with the winds

    Sailing with the winds
    There are two rules about Orange Coast College's summer sailing program: The first rule is never talk about it because everybody will want to join and the Newport Harbor channel could become clogged with sailboats. The second rule is: Follow rule No. 1....
  • The Harbor Report: Back from Catalina in one piece

    I have been pleasantly surprised by the response from people who read my first column last week. The first remark I received was in Catalina from Diane Buchanan: "I read your story in The Daily Pilot, Len. That's a great idea and I look forward to...
  • Community & Clubs: Computer help for seniors

    Computer Friends is a club dedicated to helping seniors learn computer basics while enriching their creative efforts through speakers, classes and social functions. Their meeting takes place 1 p.m. today, the second Wednesday of the month, at the...
  • The Crowd: Costa Mesa couple celebrate boat

    Last Monday evening on a dock reaching out into a side channel of the Newport Harbor, dreams came true for a young Costa Mesa couple, David and Katie Levy. It was 6 p.m. on a cloud-covered evening on the docks of the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club....
  • The Harbor Report: Merriment on Newport waters

    One cannot help but smile on the water in Newport Harbor. On the night of July 8, I grabbed my camera and got in my dingy then headed out to the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's Twilights. (The week before, when sailing Beercans, I noticed more than 15...