Tag Archives: Long Island Sound

Saving Long Island Sound — Great Progress, More to be Done

When my wife and I recently passed through Western Long Island Sound near City Island on a recent Saturday morning, we saw dozens of fishing boats — large and small, including at least three kayaks outfitted for fishing. I recall … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones Light & the Devil’s Stepping Stones

My wife and I were moving our boat last weekend from her summer mooring in Oyster Bay to winter layup in Cheesequake Creek in Raritan Bay and passed Stepping Stones Light as we rushed to catch a favorable current through Hell Gate. Even … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Whale In NYC’s East River

#Harbor spotted another whale in the E. River this morning right next to Gracie Mansion. Even the wildlife want to ring in #NYE2017 in #NYC pic.twitter.com/oQNbnGBirm — NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) December 31, 2016 A whale was seen swimming in New York’s … Continue reading

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San Francisco Capsize Echoes Past Tragedy — Kandi Won & Khaleesi

Originally posted by gCaptain. Reposted with permission. Last Saturday, the 30 passengers aboard Khaleesi, a Silverton 34 power boat, were watching the Navy Blue Angels over San Francisco Bay as part of Fleet Week.  On the way back to the dock,  Khaleesi capsized and … Continue reading

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Sidonie’s Message in a Bottle Returns Home

More than a decade ago, Sidonie Fery, a ten year old girl living in Manhattan, threw a message in a bottle into Long Island Sound. The message was a line from her favorite move – “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” which … Continue reading

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