| Jul 15, 2010
| 7:30 PM
Competitive racing in Newport Beach will welcome its latest addition Friday when the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club launches its Around the Islands race, a competition that begins and ends in Newport Harbor.
Organizers hope the race, a 125-mile clockwise...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 7:39 PM
I have made it a point to attend at least one of all the different twilight races this year. The only class that participates in every twilight race, Monday through Friday, is the Harbor 20 class, and the only sailor who attends every twilight race is...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 8:41 PM
This week I met with Chuck South, owner of the South Mooring Co., at the old IHOP on 17th Street in Costa Mesa, and it was an instant flashback for me. Chuck and I walked in and there was Robin, formerly of Robin's Nest and Snug Harbor, with a big "hello,...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:50 PM
Jean is starting to show her age. At just over 40, she still moves gracefully, but her admirers around Newport are starting to notice the cracks and blemishes.
Many tourists still snapped photos of her, though, to show friends just how beautiful Newport...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:33 PM
When he was a young man, Hobie Alter had a clear vision of his future: He didn't want a job that would require hard-soled shoes, and he didn't want to work east of Pacific Coast Highway.
The son of a second-generation orange grower,...