Category Archives: Sailing/Yachting

Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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The Sixth Dennis Conner International Yacht Club Challenge in New York Harbor

Press release- NEW YORK, NY, August 11, 2014 – Nineteen teams of amateur club sailors from 14 nations will come together from August 15th to 17th to compete in the Sixth Dennis Conner International Yacht Club Challenge organized by

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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Too big for Manhattan

August 9, 2014- The 255-foot Amaryllis is too big for the North Cove Marina, where 144-feet or so is the maximum, so this rent-a-yacht is out in the harbor. You too can rent it, here.

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Durst wants more ferry boats

August 5, 2014- A real estate news aggregating blog reports that developer Durst, the same man who failed to gain control of

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Leo DiCaprio boats around North Cove in the Blue Pearl

August 25, 2013- Local resident and actor Leonardo DiCaprio took out Manhattan Sailing Club’s VIP cruiser, the Blue Pearl,

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North Cove Marina 7-28-2014

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Pier 26 kayaks arrive

July 6, 2014- The Pier 26 boathouse finally has the kayaks that have been at Pier 40 for so many years.

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Boat rides for kids from North Cove Marina

Project City Kids offers free boat rides from North Cove Marina out to Governor’s Island and the Statue of Liberty, free for kids, $10 for adults.

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Another year, another ferry boat accident

May 28, 2014- Another ferry boat has had a human-error accident. This time, one ran aground according to The Post.

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Fleet Week

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Sailing classes at Pier 25

To contact the Offshore Sailing Class people, click here.

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our exclusive story about kayak activists in Midtown forcing the ferry boats docking in Battery Park City to honk … Continue reading

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Human error caused Seaport ferry boat crash

April 9, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has previously reported that the various ferry boat companies serving Downtown are unnecessarily risking lives by having only one human at the helm.

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The Corporate Sailing League

For information, contact Commodore Michael Fortenbaugh at 212-945-6363 or mike@myc.org.  

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Exclusive: Big guns come to the aid of the ferry boat noise nuisance

March 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD

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Downtown Boathouse to open at Pier 26 in April

March 13, 2014- Letter from Graeme Birchall, President, Downtown Boathouse Hi Steve, At CB1 Tribeca Committee meeting that was held last night, the Hudson River Park Trust announced that the Downtown Boathouse has won the bid to run the Pier … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio at North Cove Marina

Trailer out for “Wolf of Wall Street” filmed all over Downtown September 24, 2012 By Commodore Michael Fortenbaugh Excitement is in the air at Dennis Conner’s North Cove.  In addition to the normal hails of starboard and port, new hails … Continue reading

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