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  • William F. Buckley Jr., 82; author and founder of modern conservative movement

    William F. Buckley Jr., 82; author and founder of modern conservative movement
    William F. Buckley Jr., the columnist, novelist, television talk show host and tireless intellectual who founded the modern conservative movement and was its articulate voice for nearly six decades, died Wednesday. He was 82. Buckley, who had been ill...
  • W.I.B. Crealock dies at 89; yacht designer and author

    W.I.B. Crealock dies at 89; yacht designer and author
    W.I.B. Crealock, a yacht designer, sailor and sailing author, died Sept. 26 at his home in Carlsbad after breaking his hip in a fall. He was 89. Crealock was part of the "golden age" of fiberglass design in the 1960s, when the use of fiberglass made...
  • Roy Edward Disney dies at 79; nephew of Walt helped revive animation

    Roy Edward Disney dies at 79; nephew of Walt helped revive animation
    Roy Edward Disney, the nephew of Walt Disney whose commitment to his uncle's creative spirit prompted him to mount revolts that led to the unseating of two of the company's chief executives and a revival of the studio's legendary animation unit, died...
  • Don't even try to resist

    SO you've netted that perfect patio table overlooking the marina or found yourself a Saturday-afternoon stool at a sunny al fresco bar, and the cocktails sailing past on serving trays look classy and fun: tall, icy drinks sporting cucumber garnishes;...
  • Newport-Ensenada yacht race isn't just for the wealthy

    Newport-Ensenada yacht race isn't just for the wealthy
    When hundreds of yachts set sail for Baja California today in the lively Newport to Ensenada race, the water will be churning with sleek, multimillion-dollar vessels outfitted with great gizmos and built for speed. And then there's John Haupt's boat. He...
  • Newport's 'beer can' racers say it might be time to bail out

    Newport's 'beer can' racers say it might be time to bail out
    Andy Rose is a fixture at the Thursday evening sailboat races in Newport Harbor -- freewheeling competitions dubbed the "beer cans" -- skippering his 49-foot, 11-inch silver beauty to first place nearly every week. As the sun sinks, Rose and about...
  • Five (non-obvious) ways to get new fans

     
    Music industry pros from the New Music Seminar give their best advice on how musicians can get new fans....
  • Sailor Abby Sunderland, 16, rounds Cape Horn

     
    Thousand Oaks teen Abby Sunderland achieved a milestone in her quest to become the youngest sailor to solo circumnavigate the globe, nonstop and unassisted, when she rounded Cape Horn on Wednesday. Times contributor Pete Thomas had an exclusive...
  • San Francisco Bay sailing tours aboard historic scow schooner open to public

     
    The San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park is again offering three-hour sailing tours of the San Francisco Bay on the historic 60-foot scow schooner Alma. The hands-on educational experience will offer participants a chance to help the National...
  • Reporting from Paris: Beltima's Mistral cabins, the micro-backyard retreat

     
    The Belgian company Beltima is stopping passersby in their tracks at the Maison & Objet design show in Paris this week. Beltima's row of small, colorful, freestanding structures includes greenhouses, dog houses, caravans and outdoor sheds. Its narrow...
  • Jessica Watson reaches 2,000-mile mark of solo global sailing voyage

     
    Australian teen sailor Jessica Watson, 19 days into her planned voyage around the world, has reached the 2,000-mile mark as she sails to the north toward the equator. She's currently passing the Tonga islands, heading toward American Samoa. After a......