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  • Corinthian Cup races start Saturday

    Corinthian Cup races start Saturday
    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...
  • Safety seminar for sailors

    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....
  • One sailor dead in race co-sponsored by Newport Harbor Yacht Club

    A San Diego man died over the weekend during a sailing race co-sponsored by the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, officials said. Craig Thomas Williams, 36, was one of six crew members aboard the Uncontrollable Urge, a 32-foot vessel participating in the...
  • The Harbor Report: Thoughts after a sailing tragedy

    I have an abundance of what I think is important information to share with you this week. Most of you have read about the tragedy that took place in the Islands Race this last weekend, when one soul was lost while competing in a sailboat race around our...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Harbor Report: Wind blows in some serious racing

    I hope you have had a chance to see if your dog is still chained up in the backyard because it's been windy. Last week's "Around Catalina" race was exciting, and I was glad to see the big breeze not come in until Sunday afternoon after we had finished the...
  • Community Commentary: Let shipwright finish his work

    By Gordon Glass About 10 or 12 years ago, the city of Los Angeles allowed a private foundation to use a city-owned parking lot on San Pedro's main waterfront street to build two, 90-foot wooden schooners. A chain-link fence provided public safety while...
  • The Harbor Report: It has been 'epic' times in Newport Harbor

    The word "epic" best describes our harbor last weekend. The Balboa Yacht Club's "Club Championships" could not have gone any better. "On a night like this, it is completely apparent to me why we belong to a yacht club and why we enjoy it so much," BYC...