Tag Archives: Oyster Bay

Christeen — Oldest Oyster Sloop in the US

Last weekend, we sailed by living history in Oyster Bay. As we were heading toward the gas dock, a beautiful gaff rigged sloop sailed by. It was Christeen, the oldest oyster sloop in the United States.  Built in 1883 in Glenwood Landing, … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Tragedy in Long Island Sound – Three Children Drown when Overloaded Boat Capsizes

We have blogged too often about the loss of life after overcrowded boats capsized off Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Papau New Guinea.  This week was sad reminder that the problem of overloaded boats is not limited to the developing world.  On Wednesday evening … Continue reading

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