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  • Mailbag: We need the public's input on the harbor

    When it comes to Newport Harbor, everyone agrees on two things: It's one of the finest small craft harbors in the world and it's essentially built out. The 1,200 private homes on the bay take up 85% of the waterfront. The remaining portion is occupied...
  • Teacher sailing duo retires after decades at sea

    Teacher sailing duo retires after decades at sea
    A day on the job for Richard and Sheri Crowe might include climbing a smoke-spewing volcano, watching Antarctic icebergs cave in, or guiding student sailors through rough seas to remote destinations. But now, after 30 years as captains of the Alaska...
  • And they're off at sea

    And they're off at sea
    Like a picturesque postcard Friday off the Balboa Pier, the beautiful large sailboats in 65th annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race got off to quick starts. A class started every 10 minutes at two flights, with 213 boats in 16 total classes. Overall, the...
  • The Harbor Report: Looking back at the top fleets

    This week I thought it would be interesting to go back some 50 years and recall who brought home the pickle dishes in the 1940-1960s. I called Seymour Beek and Dave Ullman and asked them what were the most active fleets, names to look for and where to...
  • Morgan MD, Morgan Lord

    Morgan MD, Morgan Lord
    Morgan died peacefully on August 20, 2012, in Corona del Mar, California, with his wife of 53 years, Mary, at his side. Born March 25, 1933, in Oxnard, California to Kenneth Frederick and Phyllis Lord Morgan, Morgan spent his childhood in Los Feliz and...
  • The Harbor Report: Harbor is like a fine wine

    This Labor Day weekend I climbed aboard my 1983 Schwinn Traveler bicycle and set out on a different type of harbor cruise. Words that came to mind on this hot summer day, as I pedaled from Huntington Beach to Newport, were working waterfront facilities,...
  • Harriet Spicer Allan

    Harriet Spicer Allan
    Harriet Spicer Allan November 7, 1921 - May 27, 2012 Harriet Lee Spicer Allan passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2012, at the age of 90.  Harriet, also known as “Spice,” was born on November 7, 1921 in Whittier, California to Catherine...
  • Investigation report: Aegean ran aground

    Investigation report: Aegean ran aground
    A sailboat competing in the annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race likely ran aground before it splintered and sank, according to an official report released Tuesday. On April 28, the Aegean crashed into the rocky shore off North Coronado Island, one of...
  • Relative of boat wreck victim questions findings

    A relative of one of four crew members killed in April's Newport-to-Ensenada race on Wednesday called preliminary findings that the sailboat ran aground premature. Anna Mavromati, daughter of Aegean skipper Theo Mavromatis, said U.S. Sailing —...
  • Sailors submit independent report on Aegean wreck

    Sailors submit independent report on Aegean wreck
    An independent group of sailors has issued more information concerning the Aegean's fatal crash in April during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. Using their own GPS device, the three-member team visited the final three points of the Aegean's course...
  • From the Boathouse: What happened to the Aegean?

    Ahoy! I want to welcome you to the first official weekend of summer, and the weather will be perfect for outdoor activities and, of course, boating. The sea conditions will be a small mixed set with 2-foot swells from the west and south, and a nice...
  • The Harbor Report

    I keep thinking of a local band back from the early '80s called "The Daddy O's." Their hit song, "Tiki Boat Party," was based on good times we all had on The Tiki Boat, a charter boat that runs out of the Balboa Fun Zone. The words to the song went...