| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:18 AM
There's a young vibe on the Newport Harbor High sailing team. But that doesn't necessarily mean that Newport Harbor is in rebuilding mode.
There's a high standard for the program. After all, they are the Sailors.
"We have to be good," Newport Harbor...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:15 AM
Last year at the Pacific Coast Championships, the Corona del Mar High sailing team missed a trip to the nationals by one point. One point.
It was painful. Yet it's also been a source of motivation for this year's team as CdM continues in its quest to...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Last year, the Corona del Mar High sailing team was one point away from qualifying for the High School Dinghy National Championships. This year the Sea Kings left no doubt.
CdM finished third at the Pacific Coast Championships Sunday at Cabrillo Beach...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The last Friday in April signifies that it's time again for the start of the annual Newport Ocean Sailing Assn.'s (NOSA) Lexus Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race.
Two hundred and four sailboats among the 16 race classes are registered as of my...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Moving on from a tragedy that claimed the lives of four sailors a year ago, more than 200 boats set sail in the 66th Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race Friday.
But when the final starting bell rang, most of the spectators and competitors had their eyes on...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
(nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino)
Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013.
Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955
Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Starting today and through this weekend is the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's sixth annual Baldwin Cup Team Race sailed in Harbor 20s. This event was conceived by NHYC Staff Commodore Bill Palmer and has quickly turned into one of our harbor's most...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:50 PM
During this year's Harbor 20 fleet championships I was reviewing the entry list in B fleet and sizing up the competitors when I noticed the boat Chloe. The skipper was Richard Blatterman, crew was John Cazier.
I thought to myself, "We should be able to...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Over the last couple of weeks you might have noticed I am a superstitious person when it comes to my routine before and while I am boating.
It starts when dressing. Which shirt, pants and hat have the right mojo for the event I am attending that day?...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Bill Ficker's list of maritime accomplishments is long, but at a luncheon Wednesday he reminded attendees about one that event organizers forgot: early adopter of stand-up paddleboarding.
"I'm a little hurt," joked Ficker, an America's Cup winner and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club (BCYC) will host its seventh annual Corinthian Cup Regatta this weekend, with about 80 junior sailors expected to participate.
Five to seven races — depending on the wind — are planned for Saturday and Sunday...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The Newport Ocean Sailing Assn. (NOSA) hosts a safety and educational seminar Wednesday.
The seminar is from 6 to 8 p.m. at West Marine Newport Beach, 900 W. Coast Hwy. Two more seminars are scheduled for March 27 in San Diego and Dana Point....