Newport Beach Historical Society
Newport Beach Historical Society
 

Growing from a rough and tumble port town to an international luxury resort, Newport Beach is a place of many legends. The Newport Beach Historical Society proudly introduces Project HiStory. You are cordially invited to share your best memories from any time in our colorful history. Together, we will establish and treasure all that makes Newport great.
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Thursday November 27, 2014
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“The wind had picked up and the bow began to plow, bringing gallons of water into the boat. I quickly grabbed the coffee can and began bailing with one hand. The other hand was busy controlling the tiller and rudder. I had wrapped the sheet (the line regulating the sail) around the tiller so the boat could be managed one-handed. Even with all that effort, I was losing ground. The water was coming in faster than I was bailing…”

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