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  • 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...
  • 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: Catching up with some past cup racers

    During the next two weeks all eyes will be focused on the San Francisco Bay Area and the Americas Cup. I was fortunate to receive a press pass and plan on attending races Sept. 7 and 8. I decided to research and contact a number of Newport Beach...
  • Paul Joseph Miller November 4, 1949 - August 26, 2013

    Paul Joseph Miller November 4, 1949 - August 26, 2013
    Paul passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. He was 63 years old. As a contractor and President of P&J Utility Co., Paul spent more than 40 years installing waterlines across California and beyond.A kind...
  • 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...
  • Boating supply store holding charity event

    West Marine, a boating supply store, is looking for Newport Beach marine-based nonprofits to be the beneficiaries of its charity celebration next month. The event, Cruising for a Cause, will take place during West Marine's grand opening of its...
  • The Harbor Report: Kudos to USA for comeback win

    I am still sitting on the edge of my seat after watching the 34th America's Cup this past week. If you recall my article from two weeks ago, I was ready to shoot the dog. To quote Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill after going down 1-8, "It's not...
  • The Harbor Report: Enjoying the winter breeze

    The Harbor Report: Enjoying the winter breeze
    I started this week by taking my bicycle ride on the beach trail, and as the crisp winter air touched my face, I looked out over Catalina as a boxer looks at his next opponent. This weekend is the Mid-Winter Catalina Island Race (formerly known as the...
  • The Harbor Report: Top-notch sailor looks to next America's Cup

    The Harbor Report: Top-notch sailor looks to next America's Cup
    After interviewing Gino Morrelli for my column last week, I had a chance to ask the same questions of his partner, Pete Melvin, of Morrelli & Melvin Design and Engineering Inc. Morrelli and Melvin are best known for their catamaran designs and their...
  • Smooth sailing so far at Lido Boat Show

    Smooth sailing so far at Lido Boat Show
    After an international boat trip of his own, Ray Wilson was back selling at the Lido Boat Show on Saturday. The representative for Heritage Yacht Sales was pushing a pair of Catalina sailboats, ones he said could cruise around the world much like he...
  • The Harbor Report: Predictions came true for Fleet 1 title

    The Harbor Report: Predictions came true for Fleet 1 title
    I really got it handed to me during last weekend's Harbor 20 Fleet 1 Championships. The winds were light, and I could not put the puzzle together to make it to the finish line before most of the competitors. No matter how I look back at the weekend,...
  • From the Boathouse: The race is on for America's Cup

    Ahoy! I missed all the festivities in the Southern California waterways on the Fourth, as I was visiting Discovery Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta aboard a Mainship yacht. The air temperatures were over 100 degrees, which made for great...