Category Archives: Sailing/Yachting

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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The Queen Mary 2 in Brooklyn

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Sheldon Silver writes letter in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s marina

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The most powerful man in New York State politics, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has written a letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Confirmed: Friends of Governor Cuomo want to run North Cove Marina

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported that Brookfield Properties was one of the RFP applicants vying for control of North Cove Marina. DNAinfo is now

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Exclusive: Brookfield likely to take over North Cove Marina

October 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned from sources close to the BPCA that

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Anthony Notaro refuses to pass resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s North Cove Marina

October 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The CB1 met tonight and allowed the Commodore of the North Cove Marina, Mike Fortenbaugh, to give a presentation in support of his RFP

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A day at North Cove Marina condensed into 22-seconds

By Barry Hauptman  

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The Pier 26 boat house is introduced to the community

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

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

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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 Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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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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