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Check out festivals and events in September across the state. Check out statewide events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below: Coming up this week Through Nov. 2 (Select Nights): Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party,...
Maggie Shea can relate to the athletes who will give their all at the Olympics. The 23-year-old sailor and Wilmette native did the same during the Olympic trials in Europe, vying to represent the United States in the new Olympic event of women's match...
First, the spot she won on the Olympic team for the Beijing Games was taken away and given to a competitor. Then, after making this year's team, she learned her sport would be dropped from the Games after London. Somehow, Farrah Hall, the sole American...
HARBOR SPRINGS — German sailor and sailing journalist Hinnerk Weiler will tell his tale at 4:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Little Traverse Yacht Club, 353 E. Main St., in Harbor Springs. The sailor started his voyage in 2009 from Europe,...
Tags: Atlantic Ocean, Sailing
Special to the Los Angeles TimesReporting from Boothbay Harbor, Maine Early morning in a kayak on Linekin Bay. My paddle goes plash-plash. A gull gives me the hairy eyeball to warn me away from its nest. Across the water on the peninsula that ends at Ocean Point, a woman sits like a...
Don Backe and Karl Guerra share more than a love for sailing: After their lives were transformed by tragedy, both men used the sport and the organization they now run to regain their sense of purpose. Backe helped found Chesapeake Region Accessible...
Tags: Skin Cancer, Stroke, Autism, Annapolis, Boats
William Warner Staley, a decorated Army Air Forces gunner during World War II who became a mechanical engineer, died of prostate cancer Monday at Pines Genesis Eldercare in Easton. The one-time Bolton Hill and Pasadena resident was 90. Born Warner...
Farrah Hall spends most of her life traveling around the world, windsurfing. The pictures and other images she posts on her Facebook page from places like Australia and the south of France seem pretty glamorous, but the reality for the 30-year-old Hall is...
Tags: Music, Biology, Music, Windsurfing, Facebook
Our neighbor refuses to cruise. It's all about eating, getting fat and being trapped at sea with lots of strangers, she says. Not necessarily so, though you can chow down if you wish. But beyond that, it can be a feast for the soul too. Theme cruises...
More than 300 days had passed since Matt Rutherford pushed out on his 27-foot boat from Annapolis after a quiet send-off. More than 27,000 miles had been navigated to help Rutherford become the first sailor in history to go solo and nonstop around North...
Tags: Martin O'Malley, Tom Hanks, Sailing, Annapolis, Josh Cohen
When he was a child in Croatia, Tony Burica first got wind of sailing. He'd watch large schooners coming and going from the port. Images of ketches sailing the Mediterranean hang from his shop walls. One night in Communist Croatia, Burica fled the party,...
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