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  • Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio

    Governor's Cup: Perfect day for trio
    NEWPORT BEACH — For those who live in Newport Beach Wednesday's weather and scenery appeared to make for another day in paradise. The breezy conditions made it ideal for the sailors in the 47th annual Governor's Cup. You could say it was a perfect...
  • Governor's Cup: Week of fun, races

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the Governor's Cup sailors came into Balboa Yacht Club Thursday evening, they rushed to dock their boats and prepared to have some fun with a traditional event. They went on the water again for a Beer Can Regatta. There are...
  • Governor's Cup: SDYC comes alive

    NEWPORT BEACH — The San Diego Yacht Club team of skipper A.J. Reiter, Storm Brown (middle) and David Larson (bow) has no qualms about being the Cinderella story of the 47th Governor's Cup. "We're having a lot of fun with it actually," Reiter...
  • Governor's Cup: BYC to battle for third

    NEWPORT BEACH — The best host Balboa Yacht Club can do is third place, after falling to a boat from Australia in the semifinals Saturday at the 47th Governor's Cup yacht race north of the Newport Pier. Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth,...
  • Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup

    Royal Freshwater Bay wins Governor's Cup
    NEWPORT BEACH — While losing the first race in a best-of-five final of the 47th Governor's Cup, Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club of Perth, Australia found a way to flip the script against Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron Sunday. It might have...
  • Durban FilmMart Touts New Zealand Co-Production Link

    Execs from the New Zealand Film Commission have been meeting with producers at the FilmMart to research potential development and co-production opportunities. At a breakfast Saturday, reps from NZFC and the National Film & Video Foundation spoke about...
  • From the Boathouse: From Frisco to Honolulu, the races are on

    Ahoy! This is the summer of exciting sailing races with the now-underway America’s Cup challenge in San Francisco Bay and the Transpacific Yacht Race (Transpac), which began off Point Fermin in San Pedro and is currently finishing off Honolulu&...
  • Elijah Wood starring 'Maniac' banned in New Zealand

    HONG KONG -- Elijah Wood-starring slasher movie "Maniac" has been banned from theatrical and DVD release in New Zealand. The Kiwi authorities said the first person perspective of the US-French film made it too graphic. The film was directed by Franck...
  • 'Weirdest thing' floats in South Pacific

    'Weirdest thing' floats in South Pacific
    Pumice, the lightweight stone used to smooth skin, is usually found in beauty salons, but on Thursday sailors from New Zealand's Royal Navy found nearly 10,000 square miles of the lava rock bobbing on the surface of the South Pacific Ocean. By...
  • Two More Young Tourists Suffer Gruesome Deaths in Asia (Graphic Video)

    Two More Young Tourists Suffer Gruesome Deaths in Asia (Graphic Video)
    NHA TRANG, Vietnam -- The mysterious deaths of 2 more young tourists in Asia has prompted increase concerns over the possiblilty of poisonings. The latest victims, Kari Bowerman, 27, and Cathy Huynh, 26, were backpacking in Vietnam while on break from...
  • Donnell, Stinson win Koch Cup

    Donnell, Stinson win Koch Cup
    Picture some of the most thrilling moments in sports. The buzzer-beating jump shot in basketball, the game-winning touchdown in football, the walk-off home run in baseball. Now imagine a two-person sailing team taking on grueling 20-knot winds and choppy...
  • Dramatic medical rescue from Antarctic station a success

    Dramatic medical rescue from Antarctic station a success
    A dramatic medical evacuation mission played out Thursday as an aircraft picked up a patient from a research station in Antarctica, landing on a ice runway during a narrow window of "twilight" in the continent's dark winter. While officials apparently...