HUNTINGTON BEACH – Ronnie Kovach, an avid angler who hosted popular radio and TV shows, died Sunday, January 5 in his Huntington Beach home surrounded by his wife and children. He was 67.
Brown, who took the helm of Knight & Carver Maritime as president and CEO in 2001, died Nov. 21 at UCSD Thornton Hospital, of pancreatic cancer and related complications. He was 55.
Albrecht, the founder of Paul Albrecht Yacht Sales in Long Beach, made many significant contributions to the Southern California boating industry in his nearly 50 years in business.
Services are set for Aug. 21 in Newport Beach for Ed Cox, a longtime fixture in Southern California boating, who created a popular sailing club, sold yachts and founded Cox Yacht Insurance Agency.
Frederick E. “Ted” Hood -- a distinguished yachtsman, yacht designer and builder and sailmaker from Rhode Island who captained the winner of the 1974 America's Cup -- has died at the age of 86.
Meistrell, a waterman who co-founded Body Glove International and Dive N’Surf Inc., died June 16 aboard his boat, The Disappearance, after suffering a heart attack.
Isaac Alexander LacKamp, an avid recreational sailor, died in his sleep March 15 at his home in San Diego. He was 38.
Susanne Jane Cobb, a retired registered nurse and a lifelong sport angler from Toledo, Ohio and Newport Beach, died Dec. 6, 2012 in Newport Beach. She was 73.
With more than 40 years of experience under his belt, Dettwyler lived through the ups and downs of the industry, adjusting to the changes and remaining successful.
Lois Hall, wife of the late boat and fishing show producer Fred Hall, has died. She was 88. The following article is a remembrance and celebration of her life by her son, Bart Hall, producer of the Fred Hall Shows.
Betty Schock, co-founder of W.D. Schock Co. with her late husband Bill Schock, died July 23. She was 91.
The ashes of the late Bob Yaple, a longtime San Diego boater, were scattered at sea on May 14.
Peter Douglas, longtime executive director of the California Coastal Commission, died April 1 at age 69. A Coastal Commission spokeswoman said Douglas died at his sister’s home in La Quinta, surrounded by family and friends.
John “J.J.” Quinn, a longtime boater, a member of many local boating organizations and a yachting journalist for more than 50 years, died Jan. 31. He was 91.
John R. Greene, an avid sailor, a longtime member of Coronado Yacht Club and a pilot, died Jan. 13, at age 66.