| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:54 AM
Back in the day, a little more than a decade ago, Charlie Buckingham could be found at the Newport Yacht Club. It was like a second home, more of a playground actually.
He was among several aspiring sailors back then. He could be described as "aspiring,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Authorities aboard an Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol vessel Tuesday chased a man suspected of stealing two small boats in a slow-speed, hourlong pursuit in Newport Harbor.
Shortly after 8 a.m., police received a report that a dinghy...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:34 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — For those who live in Newport Beach Wednesday's weather and scenery appeared to make for another day in paradise.
The breezy conditions made it ideal for the sailors in the 47th annual Governor's Cup. You could say it was a perfect...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:01 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The San Diego Yacht Club team of skipper A.J. Reiter, Storm Brown (middle) and David Larson (bow) has no qualms about being the Cinderella story of the 47th Governor's Cup.
"We're having a lot of fun with it actually," Reiter...
| Jul 22, 2013
NEWPORT BEACH — While losing the first race in a best-of-five final of the 47th Governor's Cup, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth, Australia found a way to flip the script against Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Sunday.
It might have...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:56 PM
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....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
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....
| Aug 17, 2013
| 9:49 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:54 PM
When Mary Longpre filled out her photographer credential for the upcoming America's Cup, she submitted information about an important project.
Longpre, a Newport Beach resident and a Balboa Yacht Club member, will be in the process of completing a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:34 AM
As the summer comes to its unwelcome end, the water temperature begins to rise as it always seems to this time of year.
This occurs not because of the sun, but rather the approach of the Harbor 20 Fleet 1 Championships on Sept. 28 and 29 in Newport...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
When Christophe Killian competed in the 2013 Lido 14 National Class Championships last week, he went up against his father, Chris, and 13-year-old brother, Porter, in the gold fleet.
Killian said it was a bit of a different experience to compete against...