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Spring Revival at the South Street Seaport Museum on the Street of Ships

This Saturday, the South Street Seaport Museum celebrated its Spring Revival with the grand re-opening of Pier 16 and the Street of Ships. The ceremony began with the ringing of the bell on the historic lightship Ambrose built in 1907. The … Continue reading

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Volunteers Allowed Back to Work at the South Street Seaport Museum

Several years ago I took a sail on the AJ Meerwald in New York harbor. While on the sail I saw the schooner Pioneer, owned and operated by the South Street Seaport Museum, also sailing in the harbor. Despite having … Continue reading

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Summer Sunset Schooner Regatta in New York Harbor

At the end of the recent holiday weekend I was amazed to see what at first looked like a schooner race in New York harbor.  Six large schooners were all short tacking down the channel against a gentle southerly breeze.   I soon realized … Continue reading

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Video of Reid Stowe’s Return to New York

It was a fun family event, in many respects. I showed up at the southwest corner of Manhattan,  where I thought Reid Stowe on the schooner Anne would sail by and found a group of Stowe’s family and friends had … Continue reading

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