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  • The Harbor Report: Superstitions are serious business

    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?...
  • Sailor lauded with Sea Scout award

    Sailor lauded with Sea Scout award
    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...
  • 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...
  • From the Boathouse: On your marks for Ensenada

    Ahoy! 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...
  • Newport to Ensenada race sets sail

    Newport to Ensenada race sets sail
    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...
  • John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD

    John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
    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,...
  • The Harbor Report: Grab a front seat for Baldwin Cup

    The Harbor Report: Grab a front seat for Baldwin Cup
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...