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  • 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: Trophy brings back memories of a friend

    The Harbor Report: Trophy brings back memories of a friend
    Every so often, I find a favorable wind shift and pull a rabbit out of my hat. This last weekend, it was my turn to get lucky and win the 2013 Lorin Weiss Series sailed in Harbor 20s out of the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. Lorin Weiss was a very good...
  • Governor's Cup teams selected

    Australia and New Zealand again dominated this year's Governor's Cup invitee list for international teams, as the Selection Committee for the 47th Annual Governor's Cup International Junior Match Race Championship has completed work on selection of the 12...
  • 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...
  • The Harbor Report: A fleet grows in Newport

    This last weekend I attended the Harbor 20 Sailing Club's Fleet 1 2012 awards banquet at the Lido Isle Yacht Club. The Harbor 20s came to life in the late 1990s when a group of sailors from the Newport Harbor Yacht Club gathered and brainstormed on what...
  • CdM sailing eighth in the nation

    The Corona del Mar High sailing team can say it is the better squad against Newport Harbor when it comes to national status. CdM finished eighth out of 20 sailing teams in the High School Dinghy National Championships that concluded Sunday in Chicago,...
  • Check It Out: Help tell the tale of Newport

    Local history has long been a part of the Newport Beach Public Library's collections. Now, in addition to books, periodicals and documentary films, the library is adding an online resource: "Kids These Days: Growing up in Newport Beach," accessible at...