| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:26 PM
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....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:18 PM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
Burgers, fries and onion rings had been served at the private party on Ruby's rooftop deck, but the Newport Beach sailing enthusiasts rose from the white plastic chairs, abandoning their food for a better view.
They craned their necks and angled their...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 6:50 PM
There is nothing more encouraging than noticing the true passion for the sport of sailing within our harbor's junior programs. This passion trickles down from Grandpa and Grandma watching their grandkids sail around the harbor, and leaving the yacht...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 8:43 PM
U.K.-based deejay Ginz headlines Dubtroit at the Detroit Bar, 843 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Steady, Tony K and Tealong also perform. The show is from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. and 21 and older only. Guests can enter free with a reservation at...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 7:07 PM
A concert by Griffith Clawson, a 14-year-old Newport Coast resident, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Port Restaurant and Bar, 440 Heliotrope Ave, Corona del Mar. The concert is to benefit Orangewood Children's Foundation. Tickets...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 10:10 PM
While traveling around the harbor this week I came upon a place that gave me relief from my troubling situations. No, I am not referring to the Balboa Yacht Club's bar, but rather one particular Hunter 326 sailing in the harbor most every day of the week....
| Sep 2, 2010
| 9:08 PM
Newport Harbor's 2010 summer sailing season is starting to set into a red sky. When waking up Saturday morning, the sunrise looked red through my eyes as I stumbled, moaned and groaned. While looking for my Excedrin migraine pain reliever, 7UP and...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:47 PM
The Newport Harbor Yacht Club will defend its title at the fifth annual Corinthian Cup Regatta, a two-day event this weekend expected to draw more than 100 participants in four, one-design sailboat classes.
NHYC won the trophy for the main event last...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 9:17 PM
Is there a more knowledgeable sailor in our community than Dave Grant?
Because this is my column, I can ask and answer my own questions. My response is, "I think not!"
Now, you could hide my knowledge of sailing on the business end of a cotton swab. But...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 2:50 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 7:19 PM
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...