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On Sept. 19, nonprofits in Long Beach have the chance to crowd-fund donations and earn matching dollars donated from philanthropic foundations and businesses via a new annual initiative: Long Beach Gives Day. Donors will have 24 hours to make a difference with double the impact, using a sing… Read more

Editor's Note: Each year, our On the Water columnist, Jo Murray, goes On the Highway for car week in the Monterey Peninsula. She was in Pebble Beach at the World’s most famous Car Show, the 69th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, along with a visit to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Read more

Not a week goes by that I’m not inspired by our local watermen — like last week when many of our Long Beach Junior Guards earned their (no longer politically correct) Stud Ironman award based on their times for a 2-mile swim and 4-mile run down the beach on the Peninsula. These days it’s cal… Read more

The 50th running of the Transpacific Yacht Race has been a roller coaster ride. It was a record year for number of boats that dropped out with various equipment failures — including one boat calling a MAYDAY and later cancelling it, and for the first time in the race’s history a yacht sank. Read more

The crew on Bretwalta3 is no stranger to the Grunion’s "On the Water" column. Last Transpac they made a visit to Miller Children’s Hospital just prior to the race to share some Bretwalda swag. In June 2018 during the SoCal 300, a Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated a crew member … Read more

Long Beach Yacht Club’s Stars & Stripes America's Cup Team was well represented at the Prada Challengers reception and meeting July 12-13 at New York Yacht Club’s Newport Rhode Island Harbor Court Club house, according to LBYC Commodore Camille Daniels. Read more

Early this morning (Friday, July 19), the 42-foot Zimmer reported to race committee that rig failure seemed imminent; they temporarily rigged the back stay and had reefed the main. There was a competitor nearby, vessel Good Call, that monitored AIS and VHF distress and is continuing to monitor. Read more