TALK OF THE WEEK
Talk of the town is that I am the guest speaker for Wednesday's
Speak Up Newport meeting. How valuable is Newport Harbor and boating
to us and across the nation? Stop and think who you know that is
employed in the marine industry and those businesses that generate
revenue from boating. That will be the major topic of my talk, but we
will have some fun too. Both boat shows this month in Newport have
nearly sold out of vendor space, and what an economic boost to our
I expect to see you at the Speak Up Newport meeting at 6 p.m.
April 14 at the Newport Beach Yacht Club on Bayside Drive next to the
Balboa Island Bridge.
Tune in to my "Boathouse Radio Show" this and every Sunday from 4
to 5 p.m. on KCBQ-AM (1170), or listen over the Internet at
You can call in to the toll-free listener line at (888) 344-1170
and join in on Southern California's only boating talk radio show,
broadcasting along the coast from San Diego to Oxnard and out to
Santa Catalina Island.
* MIKE WHITEHEAD is the Pilot's boating and harbor columnist. Send
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