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  • 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...
  • The Harbor Report: Dredging may be a drag

    Sail straight and sail fast. With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, harbor use appears to be at an all-time high. Junior sailing has begun with Lido Isle and Newport Harbor Yacht Clubs having to adjust their racing areas because of the dredging....
  • Barnard is top sailor

    Chris Barnard, a Newport Harbor High product who recently completed his junior year at Georgetown University, has been named 2012 Intercollegiate Sailing Assn. Sailor of the Year. Barnard, who began sailing at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club at age 8, is...
  • The Harbor Report: New commissioner is right for the job

    I trust that all my readers are having a good Fourth of July week? On June 26, the City Council selected Paul Blank as the new harbor commissioner who will be filling "Duffy" Duffield's Topsiders. I first noticed Paul back in 1985, when he was sailing...
  • Marina Park lighthouse: 'Overkill' or essential?

     Marina Park lighthouse: 'Overkill' or essential?
    Boaters and tourists would be lost without it, Newport Beach city officials say. By "it" they mean a 71-foot lighthouse that remains on the drawings for the planned Marina Park on the Balboa Peninsula, despite the California Coastal Commission...
  • Yachts setting sail in annual Newport to Ensenada race

    Yachts setting sail in annual Newport to Ensenada race
    In the words of Dennis St. Onge, "Yellow is fast." He's the captain of a 1940s Ford woody station wagon-turned-motorboat that will be hard to miss at the start of this weekend's 65th annual Newport to Ensenada yacht race. "And yellow is going to win...
  • The Harbor Report: It's going to be a great weekend on the water

    The Harbor Report: It's going to be a great weekend on the water
    I cannot tell you how excited and nervous I am about this weekend's Championship Regatta at the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club. The event will be sailed in Harbor 20s, with the family division taking to the water Saturday and the championships division...
  • The Harbor Report: Council approves dock rent increases

    Lots to talk about this week, so let's push off the dock and get underway. On Sept. 12 the Newport Beach City Council voted 4 to 3 to increase the marina tidelands permit costs over the next seven years. The annual rate will be 36 cents per square foot...
  • The Harbor Report: Fleets take to the harbor this weekend

    This weekend is the H20 Fleet Championship, which will be raced out of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club in the turning basin. Looking at the entry list, there could be easily 40 participants spread out between two fleets. In the A fleet the edge has to...
  • From The Boathouse: Some bad news for boaters

    Ahoy! The California Department of Boating and Waterways is now a division of the Department of Parks and Recreation. This repositioning will negatively affect boaters, boating infrastructure, on-the-water law enforcement, and boating education. The...
  • San Diego YC in charge at Governor's Cup

    NEWPORT BEACH — The oldest active trophy in international sports was at the same yacht club that plays host to the oldest youth regatta in the U.S. The America's Cup met the Governor's Cup at the Balboa Yacht Club on Friday. Many of the sailors...