May 17, 2003
June Casagrande Emily Olvera was diagnosed with leukemia at age 7. Despite all odds, she has survived with the help of an innovative drug. Emily, now 14, will be one of the honored leukemia patients representing this year's Volvo Leukemia Cup Junior and One Design Regatta. Denyse Peters of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Tri-County Chapter said that the Santa Ana youngster is evidence of medical innovations that are helping fight an otherwise deadly disease.
October 20, 1999
H20 - 1. Bob Yates (LIYC), 3; Neil MacFarlane (LIYC), 7; 3. Ramona Smith (LIYC), 12. Laser - 1. Don Benedict (LIYC), 4; 2. Tim Richley (LIYC), 6; 3. Dave Lamb (LIYC), 8. CFJ - 1. Larson/Christenson (LIYC), 4; Taylor/Grimes (LIYC), 4. A - 1. Phillip Stemler (NHYC), 7; 2. Charlie Buckingham (NHYC), 7; 3. Marty Berg (DPYC), 10. B - 1. Zack Haskell (LIYC), 10; 2. Cameron MacLaren (LIYC), 15; 3. Jimmy Pantoskey (NHYC), 16. C1 - 1. Cameron Stuart (NHYC)
July 11, 2007
The gleaming metal trophies, championship pewter plates and awards placards locked in glass cabinets in the lobby of the Lido Isle Yacht Club bring to mind images of sailors with years of experience racing in sleek, streamlined boats. The Admiral Sir Joseph Porter Regatta, going on this week, seems to fit in with such images — until you learn who Admiral Sir Joseph Porter was. Phil Gautschi knows all about the admiral. That's because as a teen serving on the board of the junior summer sailing program at the Lido Isle Yacht Club during the early 1970s, Gautschi and other teen board members made him up. "We came up with the idea for a fun regatta, which is really all it was. It wasn't for real serious sailors to go and beat the tar out of each other, because there was too much of that already," Gautschi said.
November 12, 2013
The Balboa Yacht Club's 13th annual CHOC Regatta earlier this month raised more than $40,000 for Children's Hospital of Orange County. That's a record-breaking amount for the event, the club announced. Last year, the club raised $27,000 from the 72-boat race, raffle and fundraiser. This year, more than 100 boats from Balboa and other yacht clubs took part in the two-day race. All proceeds from this year's event go to the post-anesthesia care unit in CHOC's new tower, which opened in the spring.
October 8, 2009
Young yachting enthusiasts from around the Southland are making the final preparations for their entry this weekend in the Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club’s Corinthian Cup Regatta in Newport Harbor. This is the club’s fourth annual competition. At the time of the Corinthian Cup Regatta’s creation, the yacht club wasn’t hosting any other junior regatta. The club’s members saw a need to enhance the club’s prominence while showing off its facilities and offerings.
June 11, 2009
The Hoag Cup Regatta is weathering the nasty economic downturn, organizers say, although the recession has sunk several of its past sponsors. The biennial invitational regatta, which will return today to Newport Beach for the third time, relied heavily on financial and real estate firms for large sponsor ship in past years, Hoag Cup Chairman Glenn Highland said. “We just had to change gears because we focused so much on finance and real estate,” Highland said. “What comes through in all of this is our community is based around the water and very supportive of Hoag and that’s why the regatta works.
April 10, 2006
When you're the oldest ? and in most years the only ? community college rowing program, you take your events seriously. Particularly your own. So it's safe to say Orange Coast College crew is primed and ready for this year's Newport Regatta, Saturday at the OCC Boathouse on Newport Bay, starting at 7:30 a.m. The field includes area rivals UC Irvine and Long Beach State, along with Southern California foes UC San Diego and Chapman, and UC...
August 12, 2007
NEWPORT BEACH — Michael Madigan and Tyler Macdonald, representing the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, finished seventh and ninth overall, respectively, to highlight local boys competing in the Junior Sabot National Regatta, completed Thursday off Newport Beach. Madigan, 13, won two races in the championship series, more than any competitor, and missed fourth place overall by two points. Caitlyn Ybarra, sailing for Balboa Yacht Club, took home a perpetual trophy for being the top girl in the regatta.
March 13, 2005
With the community getting ready for the inaugural First Team Real Estate Invitational Regatta, the boat race to benefit Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, taking place at the Newport Pier May 20 to 22, we decided to get a look at the behind-the-scenes organizing and what makes up a regatta. Editor Tony Dodero spoke with local attorney Jay Swigart, a longtime member and former commodore of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club. Where did the idea for the First Team Regatta come from?
January 13, 2006
Newport Harbor wins in two divisions at the Rose Bowl Regatta in Long Beach. Corona del Mar and Sage Hill each take thirds.Newport Harbor High's sailing team won the high school gold and silver divisions at last weekend's Rose Bowl Regatta in Long Beach. Corona del Mar took third in the Gold Division and UC Irvine was fifth in the College Division in the two-day event at the Alamitos Bay Yacht Club. Sage Hill's junior varsity team placed third in the Silver Division. Competitors in the gold and college divisions participated in eight A races Saturday and eight B races Sunday.