A former Dana Point yacht broker was arrested in Florida today on a warrant alleging he stole more than $1.5 million from 26 customers of his yacht brokerage, Dana Island Yacht Sales and Charters.Edward Sellers Fitzgerald, a 60-year-old whose head looks like a thumb, is now awaiting extradition proc ... More >>
Later this fall, the Newport Harbor Yacht Club hosts the annual Fleet Under Way to Baja Rally--better known as the FUBAR rally of recreational powerboats to La Paz.Meanwhile, the member of another yacht is organizing a FUBAR to Cuba. FUCR, anyone?
We at the Weekly have given OC Metro, the self-described "business lifestyle" magazine of Orange County, plenty of well-deserved jabs over the years. But the glossy monthly (Metro had been a biweekly for years until this past September, a downsizing we can all be happy about) has out ... More >>
“Safety and Courtesy Tips for the Beer Can Regatta”
So let it be written; so let it be done. Thursday Night's Beer Can Regattas in Newport Harbor may never be the same. A redraft of the entry form would shamelessly exclude the drunken and the ignorant. The Harbor Patrol and the Harbor Commissio ... More >>
Not-too-early morning brought the start of the TransPacific yacht race to Honolulu, complete with free continental breakfast and pretty girls wearing leather knee-high riding boots (to a yacht race? I think we’re mixing our upper-class leisure events here, aren’t we?). Throw in Long Beach Mayo ... More >>