| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Disney Cruise Line was among the top honors in the 2013 readers' poll for Top Cruise Ships in the World. The line's oldest ship, the Disney Magic, was named the No. 1 Large Cruise Ship, one of four categories in the poll results released today.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line has launched its DASH sale on all sailings of three days or longer, fleet-wide, available on bookings made by Friday.
Guests who book any Norwegian cruise vacation by Jan. 25 can receive up to $250 per stateroom to...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 11:30 AM
On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Volvo Ocean Race officials will visit Baltimore on Monday to evaluate a bid to host the only U.S. stop of the 2014-2015 edition of the round-the-world contest known as the Super Bowl of sailing.
Volvo officials are expected to begin announcing the ports...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:53 AM
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,...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2012
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...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:47 AM
In the ever-increasing world footprint of Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Wonder made its first-ever call to Hawaii.
The Wonder, which has been based on the West Coast for the past two seasons is in the middle of a 15-night Hawaiian cruise with stops in...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2012
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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 2:44 PM
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.