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Sailing

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  • 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...
  • Time away from land, stress

    Time away from land, stress
    Nine Orange Coast College students will board the Alaska Eagle Saturday morning, embarking on the first leg of an eight-month trip from Newport Beach to South America. The 65-foot sloop will make its first stop at Easter Island, and then a new crew of...
  • Briefs: Lillig earns honor

    UC Irvine's Colleen Lillig has been named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year in women's cross country. Lillig was the top freshman finisher at the Big West Championships Oct. 30 with a 23rd-place showing of 21 minutes, 29.5 seconds over the 6,...
  • The Harbor Report: Longing for simple life of small clubhouse

    While sailing around the harbor this week a strange feeling overcame me of days gone by and that something was missing. Upon returning to the Balboa Yacht Club and pulling my Lido 14 out on the south crane, the thought came to me: I wish I could have been...
  • The man behind the numbers

    Meet Paul Reed. He's Newport-Mesa Unified's chief business official and deputy superintendent of finance. The state's financial troubles have trickled down, causing a $13.5-million hole in the district's budget this year. It led to tough decisions and the...
  • Lobdell: Chase those dreams

    Lobdell: Chase those dreams
    Halfway into his sailing trip around the world, Newport Beach's Mike Lawler nervously scanned the horizon for pirates. Two days earlier, U.S. Navy SEAL snipers had killed three Somali pirates during a successful high seas rescue of an American captain...
  • 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....