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  • U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship features elite

    U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship features elite
    A freak-accident-type of an injury happened to Shannon Morris on Thursday, but it wasn't about to threaten her motivation to compete in a big-time regatta. Morris, a 15-year-old skipper for Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, didn't want to let a painful...
  • The Harbor Report: Cheer on our female sailors

    I took another bay cruise this week and checked in with more of my friends from around the harbor. The main event this week is being held at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, which is hosting this year's U.S. Junior Women's Doublehanded Championship,...
  • The Harbor Report: After 34 years on the harbor, an ode to Joyce

    I talked to another of my favorite people from the harbor this week. Joyce Ibbetson, who has been the boating program director for UC Irvine for the past 34 years, took some time to answer a few of my questions. I first met Joyce when I was a student...
  • The Harbor Report: In the summertime, when the water is high

    It's summertime in Newport Harbor, and I had promised earlier this year that I would check in with everyone. My first stop was with one of my favorite people, Mandy McDonnell. Mandy is the founder of Paddle for Privates and, in my mind, the person you go...
  • From the Boathouse: As boating season starts, is safety first?

    Ahoy, and welcome to Memorial Day weekend! Memorial Day weekend signals the official start of the boating season across the nation, and literally millions of people will be on the water enjoying boating-related activities. Thousands of boaters will be...
  • The Harbor Report: The importance of sailing stories

    This week's column is more for me than for all of you. I am sure you have heard and lived it yourself: Life is too short to go boating without your family and friends. Tuesday I stared at my blank computer monitor for about 20 minutes, thinking of...
  • Harbor Report: A tradition by the water

    Last week, while on the dock at the Balboa Yacht Club, I ran into my good friend Mel Redmond. He was boarding the club's electric boat with four other club members for their weekly pilgrimage to the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's yachtsmen's luncheon. Every...
  • The Harbor Report: The numbers are in for Newport winter

    I have been out on the harbor a lot lately, sailing my Harbor 20 and showing boats. Therefore, it must be that time to update you on the past winter's race results, upcoming races and some of my harbor observations. While walking through the shipyards...
  • Smith motivated to succeed for Sailors

    Smith motivated to succeed for Sailors
    Newport Harbor High senior Carolyn Smith has a special tradition before each of her girls' water polo matches. She makes sure to look for her father, Tom "Smitty" Smith, in the stands. After they make eye contact, Carolyn will blow her father a kiss...
  • Family gets feet wet in worldly adventure

    Family gets feet wet in worldly adventure
    A catamaran floated through the air Thursday. A crane lifted the 35,000-pound vessel over the side of Lido Park Drive and placed it into Newport Bay between Lido Isle and the peninsula, launching it for the first time. Courage and Shannon Winter,...
  • The Harbor Report: And the best of 2012 is....

    We are in the final countdown for 2012. That means it's time for me to pull out all my Christmas Reyn Spooners and recognize this year's harbor winners. I attended the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club's awards banquet and presented at the Balboa Yacht Club's....
  • Buckingham, Menninger in elite sailing group

    Buckingham, Menninger in elite sailing group
    Two sailors from Newport Beach, Charlie Buckingham and Michael Menninger, joined an elite group when they were selected to compete in the 34th annual Red Bull Youth America's Cup Finals on Sept. 1, 2013, according to a press release issued by Oracle...