Five teams from Emilia’s Acrobatics & Gymnastics Club in Laurel took first place and secured United States national team slots at the U.S. Acrobatic Gymnastics national team trials Dec. 7 in Kearney, Mo.
The program grew exponentially in 2017 and when it returns this year for its third summer, 100 to 120 children are expected to take part in the program through which they will learn to sail, according to Rick Wahl, president of the Youth Sailing Program.
Frostbite sailing is for the "adrenaline junkie" sailors who can't stay indoors. With temperatures hovering in the 30s, sailing might not seem like a sane idea, but to frostbiters, winter is the ideal time to get out on the water.
Children in Harford County should be taught how to swim, the younger the better, but certainly no child should leave middle school without learning. Safety around the water is a must in a community with so many opportunities to be in and on the water.
Overview of Havre de Grace City Council meeting: Hutchins Park tent debate, HdG Alliance MOU renewed, update on BGE's two-year gas line replacement project and praise for workers who fixed a major water main break.
A junior crew from Anne Arundel County will compete in the J105 class against regional, national and international teams in the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta, held Friday to Sunday at Annapolis Yacht Club.
Henry M. "Morrie" Paschall III, a retired financial security analyst who raced sailboats and flew airplanes, died Jan. 15 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Piney Neck home near Rock Hall. He was 87.
William A. Hoffman Jr., retired vice president of human resources at MedStar Harbor Hospital and an avid bay sailor, died Monday from heart failure at Future Care of the Chesapeake in Arnold. He was 88.
Baltimore County — with 200 miles of waterfront, half a dozen wineries and acres of horse country — spends $125,000 each year on its tourism promotion office. But an infusion of money approved by the County Council will give the Office of Tourism and Promotion more than six times that amount next year.
With cannons blasting and sails and flags unfurled, the Pride of Baltimore II returned to port Thursday from a four-month, 8,000-mile voyage-- during which the crew welcomed thousands of visitors aboard and won a series of races in the Great Lakes.
Thomas Donaldson, who during his lifetime had various careers as an educator, government administrator and sailing enthusiast, died May 8 from complications of dementia at the Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home in Washington. He was 94.
The two were paired together on Saturday as part of the Sail For Justice program that includes eight juvenile offenders, from Los Angles to Boston, some of whom have been arrested numerous times, and are learning to sail. After weeks of training, the team will compete next month in the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, a sailing race that spans 2,700 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean.
Douglas G. Tilton, a co-founder of Open Air Wear, manufacturers of high performance sports apparel who was the author of a handbook that was distributed to patients' families at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, died of colon cancer.
Harry C. "Jack" Hull III, a retired financial consultant and an accomplished yachtsman who enjoyed competitive sailing and ocean racing, died April 5 at his Cleveland home of cancer. The former Annapolis resident was 68.
Paul C. Hagan, a veteran Baltimore advertising executive who brought his creative genius to such legendary Maryland-based companies as the old National Brewing Co., Martin Marietta and McCormick Spices, died Feb. 15 at his Mays Chapel home of a massive heart attack. He was 83.
Milton K. "King" Hill Jr., a well-known Baltimore trial attorney who enjoyed sailing the Chesapeake Bay, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 87.
A handful of companies, on the Eastern and Western shores, design and build custom boats that are worthy of any body of water. But, thanks to their creators' deep knowledge of the area, these yachts are especially at home in the bay.
The organization hoping to attract the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region unveiled a website, logo and 17-member leadership team on Thursday that included Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank. Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backTing, but the extent of Maryland's role – and potential financial commitment – remained largely undefined.
The weekend begins on Wednesday nights in Annapolis with the blast of a starting gun. That's when dozens of sailboats jockeying in the Severn River harbor head to the starting line for the Annapolis Yacht Club's Wednesday night races, a summer tradition in this waterfront community since the 1960s.