Category Archives: Sailing/Yachting

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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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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Letter to Rep. Nadler about ferry boat horn problem

) To: Celine Mizrahi, Staffer for Rep. Jerrold Naddler Ms. Mizrahi, I received your email as a possible contact in Rep. Nadler’s office. If you are the incorrect contact, would you please forward my note to the correct person. I read … Continue reading

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North Cove’s Arabella arrives in St Thomas

January 14, 2014- Commodore Mike Fortenbaugh is on his annual Caribbean sailing tour. This year, he is commanding their headquarters-slash-sailing-yacht, the Arabella, on the voyage. You can track the ship here. Let’s see if he makes a stop in Colombia … Continue reading

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Toy train exhibit at North Cove Marina

December 15, 2013- The William Wallace barge has been converted into a really neat thing for the kids, lasting until December 24th. After missing last year due to Hurricane Sandy, North Cove Marina’s Commodore Michael Fortenbaugh has restarted the tradition … Continue reading

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The end of sailing season

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Record yacht docks at North Cove Marina

June 30, 2013- Commodore Michael Fortenbaugh A new record breaker arrived at Dennis Conner’s North Cove on Friday.  She is the stunning Perini Navi named “Fidelis.”  At 184 feet, she breaks the marina’s previous record of 182 feet. The captain

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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, Friday. The usual bevy of babes seems to have been missing. Trailer out for “Wolf of Wall Street” filmed all over … Continue reading

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The 2013 New York Grand Prix speedboat race

The 2012 race

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