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  • From the Boathouse: For Christmastime, a harbor rhyme

    Ahoy! Ah, Christmas arrives on Wednesday, and I cannot wait to see what presents Santa Claus will leave under the boat's masthead. The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce is giving everyone an early gift with the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade,...
  • O.C. offering incentives for flights to Mexico, Hawaii and D.C.

    O.C. offering incentives for flights to Mexico, Hawaii and D.C.
    Orange County is offering more than $1 million in incentives to airlines willing to make direct flights to Hawaii, Mexico and Washington, D.C., out of John Wayne Airport. The last flight to Hawaii out of Orange County was in 2010, the year Continental...
  • The Harbor Report: Yacht club's first female commodore has boating in her blood

    The Harbor Report: Yacht club's first female commodore has boating in her blood
    This week I had the opportunity to talk to a person whose family descended from the Mayflower. Named after her father's boat, Gale Nye Pickney has recently taken the helm of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as its first female commodore. Shortly after...
  • Ring of lights, boat parade winners glow

    Ring of lights, boat parade winners glow
    After months of preparation for some, the winners of the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade and the Christmas Ring of Lights have been declared. More than 30 judges, picked randomly from the community, scored boats in multiple categories, such as...
  • The Harbor Report: Taking in the sights

    The Harbor Report: Taking in the sights
    This week I took a dinghy cruise around the harbor and a bike ride around the Back Bay with the idea of just taking in the sights, sounds and thoughts of the harbor. I started on the east end of the harbor heading south and navigating under the Balboa...
  • The Harbor Report: Looking back at the year's highlights

    Another year has rolled by like a clearing winter's westerly breeze. This is the fourth year I have been writing the harbor column, and I look forward to many more years to come. I would like to take the time to review 2013 with you. If this review perks...
  • From the Boathouse: It's parade time, from coast to coast

    Ahoy! Christmas boat parades are underway across the nation, and I hope that everyone has a chance to view a parade. I have the fortune of viewing such events near and far, and this weekend, I will be joining in the Discovery Bay Yacht Club's Christmas...
  • OCTA approves new lanes for 405 Freeway

    ORANGE — The Orange County Transportation Authority on Monday approved new lanes for a portion of the 405 Freeway, a decision that scrapped a hotly contested toll road option that area cities have fought for months. The estimated $1.25-billion...
  • Bidders nab boating deals

    Bidders nab boating deals
    Crusted over with brine and barnacles, their plastic bodies faded, the 20 or so watercraft stacked on the dock weren't the prettiest boats in Newport Harbor. But to the small crowd who braved Friday morning's chilly breezes hoping to score a deal at...
  • Mailbag: Why did Pilot highlight H.B. player on Page 1?

    Re. "Sailors run over by Ross," (Dec. 8): You must have had several photos from Saturday's CIF Championship, so why choose one that would lead the reader to assume that Garrett Hall was run over by Kai Ross? The Daily Pilot is the hometown newspaper...
  • SS Wapama was 'last of her breed'

    SS Wapama was 'last of her breed'
    They are national and international legends: wooden-hulled, 180- to 215-foot coastal steamers that sailed to more than a score of Pacific Coast ports from Alaska to San Diego — including Newport Beach — from the early 1880s to the late 1940s....
  • The Harbor Report: Teach your children to sail well

    The Harbor Report: Teach your children to sail well
    This week, I took the opportunity to learn about Phyllis Drayton and the good times she is having on our harbor. I first met Phyllis sitting across from her and her husband George at last year's Harbor 20 awards banquet. After I introduced myself, she...