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  • Sailing enthusiast helped make 1984 Olympic Games a success

    Sailing enthusiast helped make 1984 Olympic Games a success
    As the 2012 Olympics sailing events begin Sunday, one Newport Beach family will be remembering the accomplishments of their father. Ted Hinshaw was the 1984 Olympic Games yachting commissioner and organized the sailing events in Long Beach. Hinshaw...
  • From the Boathouse: Lax Parks oversight means money isn't safe

    Ahoy! In my last two columns, I commented about how the California Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks) is trying to grab the California Department of Boating and Waterways' (Cal Boating) dedicated funds. Last week, I mentioned that Parks has been...
  • Donnell, Stinson win Koch Cup

    Donnell, Stinson win Koch Cup
    Picture some of the most thrilling moments in sports. The buzzer-beating jump shot in basketball, the game-winning touchdown in football, the walk-off home run in baseball. Now imagine a two-person sailing team taking on grueling 20-knot winds and choppy...
  • Marina Park finalization still a ways ahead

    Marina Park finalization still a ways ahead
    It may still be another year before city officials can begin construction on Marina Park, the planned Balboa Peninsula community center. Although the California Coastal Commission approved the plans in June, the city of Newport Beach still has to...
  • The Harbor Report: Racing results of summer sailors

    Who won this summer's sailing awards? This year's PHRF started with Newport Harbor Yacht Club's newly formatted three-race Ahmanson Cup. This series was a huge success with 35 of our harbor's boats entering. Tres Gordo on It's OK from Balboa Yacht...
  • NHHS sailors clinch national tourney spot

    NHHS sailors clinch national tourney spot
    This weekend of April 21 and 22 was a big one for the local high school sailing teams competing in the Gold and Silver Pacific Coast championships. Newport Harbor High School qualified for the National Championship with a fifth place overall finish in...
  • Virgen's View: Rose delivers at luncheon

    Virgen's View: Rose delivers at luncheon
    The water can be a calming presence for a sailor sometimes. Andy Rose surely found solace as a young sailor when he was 10 in Newport Beach. His father, Robert, died of a heart attack at age 48. Andy's mother, Lucy, entered young Andy in the junior...
  • 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...