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  • Bad weather, rule-change protest plague start of America's Cup

    Bad weather, rule-change protest plague start of America's Cup
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The initial projections left city officials and race promoters giddy. Staging the 34th America’s Cup – sailing’s premier competition – in San Francisco would mean an extra $1.4 billion in economic activity and...
  • A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry

    A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry
    JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show. But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
  • Fire hits Royal Caribbean cruise ship near Bahamas

    Fire hits Royal Caribbean cruise ship near Bahamas
    Another month, another troubled cruise ship. The Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas -- and its 2,224 passengers and 796 crew members -- saw their trip come to an abrupt end after the ship's aft mooring deck burst into flames not far from...
  • A slow — yet energizing — boat to Hawaii

    A slow — yet energizing — boat to Hawaii
    LAHAINA, Hawaii — "Here, take this one," Elisa said, lifting an orchid lei from her shoulders and draping it on Laurel's. "Aloha." My wife, Laurel, and I were in the tender queue with Elisa, our "port shopping specialist," at Lahaina on Maui,...
  • PASSINGS: R.G. Armstrong, Norman Alden, Ted Hinshaw, Neil Reed

    R.G. Armstrong Actor a favorite of Peckinpah R.G. Armstrong, 95, a veteran character actor who started his career in the 1950s on Broadway, segued to television, then solidified his standing as a favorite of filmmakers Sam Peckinpah and Warren Beatty,...
  • Jim Drake dies at 83; aeronautical engineer created the Windsurfer

    Jim Drake dies at 83; aeronautical engineer created the Windsurfer
    Aeronautical engineer Jim Drake had already solved the "puzzle" of pairing a surfboard with a sail when a young man who stopped to admire "the Baja Board" in the late 1960s suggested what he called "the perfect name": the Windsurfer. In his Santa...
  • HMS Bounty: Woman killed in tall ship's sinking loved the sea

     
    She was bright, vivacious and in love with with her ship, the HMS Bounty. Claudene Christian, the former USC song girl who died at sea Monday when the tall ship on which she was sailing sank off the North Carolina......
  • Coast Guard halts offshore yacht racing in Bay Area after accident

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard has temporarily suspended offshore yacht racing in the San Francisco Bay Area after an accident earlier this month killed five of eight crew members near the rugged Farallon Islands. At least two races, one scheduled for......
  • Yacht deaths: Boat may have hit rocks, not large ship

     
    An online tracking system shows that a vessel identified as the Aegean struck a jagged island, potentially upending the original theory that the 37-foot sailboat was smashed by an oncoming tanker or freighter. The boat, one of more than 200......
  • Yacht deaths: one drowned, others died from blunt-force trauma

     
    Two of the four crewman who were lost when a 37-foot sailboat was destroyed during the annual Newport to Ensenada boat race died of blunt-force trauma, while a third drowned. The body of the fourth crewman, identified by race organizers......
  • Mars rover Curiosity: 'Smooth sailing ahead of us,' NASA says

     
    Mars Curiosity rover has taken its first "baby steps" on the Red Planet surface, NASA announced. Times Science Writer Amina Khan discussed the first moves for Curiosity and what the next few weeks have in store for the rover during......