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Wow, that was a LONG winter, with a very cool and rainy spring—must mean we are in for a FABULOUS summer!! I know that I am ready to jump onboard, head off to some remote anchorage and finally RELAX … I can see it now: book in one hand, ice cold lemonade in the other, boat swinging lazily on its mooring … LIFE IS GOOD! We expanded our coverage this year to include Huntington and Northport on Long Island, both great destinations with lots to offer visiting boaters. This season, why not cast off your lines and venture off to a new port and see what surprises await? Like many boat owners, we spent the off-season at the boat shows, visiting the booths and finding new and exciting ways to update our boat. Read about this year’s off-season projects on pages 73-75. We also did our annual BVI getaway this winter: pages 52-57 chronicle our adventures as we dine our way through the BVI … And as always, we wish you a safe, happy and healthy boating season! See ya on the water!

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new york New York Harbor

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Huntington

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Northport

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Port Jefferson

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Greenport, Southold & Shelter Island

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Sag Harbor

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The Hamptons

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Montauk

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A Good Night’s Sleep

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The Antigua Barbuda Challenge Cup

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How a custom mattress and sheets can make sleeping onboard a DREAM!

A Legendary Hamptons Sailing Event in the Making

connecticut Milford

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Old Saybrook

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Mystic & Noank

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The Mendleman Familyneed the title 38

rhode island Newport

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Block Island

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Underwater Lighting

Cataumet & Bourne

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Hyannis

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Better Than Ever in the BVI

Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket

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Shadow Caster

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find New York City, take your choice of three channels, depending on your previous destination: the Chapel Hill South Channel west of Sandy Hook, the Swash Channel north of that, or the Ambrose Channel coming around the southern end of Long Island. Eventually, all three come together (Chapel Hill South and Swash meet to form Chapel Hill North, and Chapel Hill North feeds into Ambrose). From that point of convergence, head north-northwest through the Ambrose, and you’ll come to buoys green #19 and red #20. Pass through them, watching for Norton Point on Coney Island to starboard, and you’ve entered New York’s Lower Bay. Head northwest and watch for Staten Island to port and Brooklyn to starboard, then pass underneath the VerrazanoNarrows Bridge. You’re now in the Narrows, headed for the Upper Bay. Anchorage Channel will be your main passage, so follow it as it bears around to the northeast. By the time you’ve reached the red #28 buoy, you’ll have made eye contact with the Statue of Liberty. She’ll be to port as you pass between her and Governors Island to starboard.

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Be mindful that at this point there might be more traffic on the water than you’ve seen on the way in. Using Lady Liberty as your guide, look for Ellis Island to the northeast, and, on the mainland, to the west of that, Jersey City. To starboard is Manhattan, the fork in the road between the Hudson River, to the north, and the East River, to the east. Follow the Hudson, and just as the river makes a strong turn to the north, look to port, and you’ll see the Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club and Marina, a state-of-the-art facility with 275 slips and a wave attenuator, whose dockmaster can be reached on channel 74. Do we even need to tell you what to do next? New York City is the world’s greatest metropolis, and a place where anything can and does happen. Think of it as a manystaged theater. Musical acts of all kinds, from jazz to rock to classical, perform every night. Professional sports get no bigger than a New York Yankees game, no matter whom the opponent might be. Museums, food, dancing, walking in Central Park, peering into the distance from the top of the Empire State Building—if you can think it, you can do it in New York.


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Huntington Yacht Club Founded 1894

Celebrating Over 118 Years

of Yachting Tradition on the North Shore of Long Island

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times. There are six times as many people living in Huntington today as there were at the end of World War II. Logically, there has to be an

attraction. One could simply guess that star power begets star power. The names from Huntington’s past—Walt Whitman, Jackie Gleason, Marlene Dietrich, and even the world’s first silver screen female mega star, Mary Pickford, had connections to the town—would be enough to draw anyone in. But was it enough to bring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Billy Joel, more than a score of professional athletes, and dozens of other big names of modern-day America to town? There has to be more to it. Huntington Bay is formed by Eaton’s Neck to the east and Lloyd Neck to the west. Together, they gradually funnel you past a red bell buoy marking Target Rock and into the greater bay. East Beach, on Lloyd Neck, is to your west; West Beach, on Eaton’s Neck, is to your east. Sliding down along the western shore, you’ll find the Huntington Harbor Lighthouse. The all-reinforced concrete tower sports more character than your average lighthouse, looking more like a castle from medieval Europe than a modern American lighthouse. Really, though, it represents the

architectural style of its day, an era when government buildings were given a little flair. Pick up the channel alongside the lighthouse and work your way between the seawall to the west and Wincoma Point to the east. Continue down the channel as it bends to the southeast, and you’ve found Huntington Harbor. Inside the harbor, you’ll find that there are plenty of docking opportunities, including the friendly Huntington Yacht Club on the eastern shore. There’s also a municipal facility at the southern end of the harbor that can take care of both you and your boat. This is the Gold Coast, where entertainers from the music, television and film industries commingle. Visit the beaches, spend time at the bars and restaurants, and you’ll see. Deeper inside Huntington, you’ll find the Gold Coast’s treasures. The Heckscher Museum of Art boasts five centuries of paintings reaching back from modern American masters to the best Europe had to offer a half millennium ago. The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum plays the role of gatekeeper of the local past, remembering the days of wooden ships and iron men. Aside from being a celebrity hotspot, Huntington is the center of culture of the western end of Long Island Sound.

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Calendar of Events huntington

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(through August 13) EXHIBIT: “ACROSS TIME & PLACE” Highlighting treasures from the museum’s permanent collection Heckscher Museum of Art 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington www.heckscher.org 631.351.3250

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THIRD ANNUAL SPRING FLING BENEFIT Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum Coindre Hall Brown’s Road, Huntington www.cshwhalingmuseum.org 631.367.3418

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HUNTINGTON LIGHTHOUSE TOURS www.huntingtonlighthouse.org 631.421.1985

THE 20TH CENTURY” Exhibit opening Heckscher Museum of Art 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington www.heckscher.org 631.351.3250

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LONG ISLAND FALL FESTIVAL Carnival, wine tasting, beer tasting, farmers market, 300 craft vendors Huntington www.lifallfestival.com


Not to Miss HECKSCHER PARK Main Street, Huntington. Tennis Courts, playground, band shell and pond. 631.499.8000

CINEMA ARTS CENTRE 423 Park Avenue, Huntington 631.423.7611

historical sites and museums

nature & sports DIX HILLS PARK Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills.150-acre park, Olympic-sized pool, band shell, indoor ice rink. 631.499.8058

HECKSCHER MUSEUM OF ART 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington. European and American paintings from 16th century ‘til the present. 631.351.3250

DIX HILLS PARK GOLF COURSE 9 holes, par 31. 631.499.8005

HUNTINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY 209 Main Street, Huntington. Museum, research center and gift shop. 631.427.7045

CRAB MEADOW GOLF COURSE Waterside Avenue www.crabmeadow.com. 631.757.8800

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VANDERBILT MUSEUM AND PLANETARIUM Little Neck Road, Centerport. Vanderbilt estate mansion and grounds open to public. Planetarium has stargazing events. www.vanderbiltmuseum.org. 631.854.5555 Planetarium is closed for the season as they install a new telescope; museum remains open.

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Emergency Police Fire SEATOW TowBoat/US Coast Guard Eaton’s Neck

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Marine Fuel Huntington Yacht Club Willis Marine Center

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GOLD STAR BATTALION BEACH Browns Road, Huntington. Playground, beach house. 631.261.7574

Marine Repair Coney’s Marine Willis Marine Center Seymour’s

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WEST NECK BEACH West Neck Road, Huntington. On Cold Spring Harbor Beach house, snack bar. 631.261.7574

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2009, the oldest house in Northport—built in 1761, a decade prior to the American Revolution—was put up for sale. The townsfolk rallied around it and fought for legislation protecting their historic properties. And well they should. The town has lived many lives, from farming to shipbuilding to Victorian Era center of tourism. You’ll know you’re somewhere special when you hit Main Street. The thoroughfare stands remarkably as it did then, with 19th century charm flowing from restaurants and ice cream parlors, and definitely from the antique shops. And look at the street itself: the trolley tracks that once guided revelers to the beauty of Northport remain, two simple strips of steel that today transport one back to the days of box socials, highwheeled bicycles and the ”oyster barons“ who were once so prevalent in town. If you’d like to find Northport from the east, round Eaton’s Neck. Coming from the west, round Lloyd Point and slide slowly down the coast to the east-southeast. No matter which way you’ve approached, by the time you reach the #8 flashing red bell buoy, you’ll realize you’ve been funneled directly down into Huntington Bay.

Looking to the southeast, pick up a flashing green #1 buoy at the southern end of West Beach (which is to the east), which will start your voyage into Northport Bay. Follow the markers through the channel into the bay to the east, passing Winkle Point and Duck Island Bluff to the north. Find a flashing red #8 buoy off the northern end of Little Neck Point—its seawall will be facing you as you approach— and head southeast into Northport Harbor. Once inside the harbor, don’t rely on your NOAA chart too much. The aids to navigation from that point forward are privately owned and maintained. For those of you on vessels up to 60 feet in length, you have no farther to look than Seymour’s Boatyard, which has been serving boaters in Northport since 1923. Tie up there, and within 15 minutes, their crew boasts, you’ll be sitting down to dinner in downtown Northport. The same can be said for tossing lines on the dock at the Britannia Yacht Center. Walk out the front door of that facility—if you can get past the showers, wifi, dockside cable TV, dinner at the Whale’s Tail Cafe, and more—and you’re on the major roadway leading into historic Northport.

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Calendar of Events northport

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vibrant arts community - 1 to 5 p.m. Pick up map at Copenhagen Bakery or Caffe Portofino

“HAPPENINGS ON MAIN STREET” Live free music Northport Village Park Patio 7 to 8:30 p.m. www.northportarts.org

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“42ND STREET” Engeman Theater - 8 p.m. www.engemantheater.com 631.261.2900

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(and every Saturday through Nov. 17) FARMERS MARKET 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cow Harbor Park, end of Main Street

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BLESSING OF THE FLEET AND NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET Village Dock 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

NORTHPORT ARTWALK Self-guided walking tour highlighting

“I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE” Engeman Theater www.engemantheater.com 631.261.2900

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“ART IN THE PARK” Northport Arts Coalition Village Park 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR Northport Historical Society Noon to 4 p.m. www.northporthistorical.org 631.757.9859

september 6 (through October 28) “SWEET CHARITY” Engeman Theater www.engemantheater.com 631.261.2900

TBD

COW HARBOR DAY Parade, rides, barbecue, live music and boating contests www.villageofnorthport.com

Delicious Home Cooking in Authentic 1909 Dining Car Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Homemade Desserts • Beer and Wine Open 7 Days Major Credit Cards Accepted 46 Main Street • Northport Village

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Laundry Northport Laundromat

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Pet Sitting Petport Pet Supply

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Marine Services Britannia Yachting Center Centerport Yacht Club Seymour’s Marine Northport Yacht Club

631.261.5600 631.261.5440 631.261.6574 631.261.7633

Medical Care Huntington Hospital

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You

A Good Night’s Sleep

know what they say: B.O.A.T = Bang Out Another Thousand … You’ve spent a small fortune on dockage, maintenance, fuel, insurance - all so you can GET AWAY from it all and enjoy being out on the water. But how often have you gone out for that first overnighter, only to have a restless night’s sleep on that thin mattress and scratchy sheets that came with the boat? There is one sure-fire way to ensure that you and your family will enjoy the best sleep onboard, and this investment won’t break the bank! Invest in custom mattresses from Portland Mattress Makers - with more than 20 years of experience, these guys can guarantee that your family will be begging to spend more nights onboard! If you are looking to improve your comfort without buying a new mattress, their mattress toppers are for you. Toppers lie right on your existing mattress to give you a luxurious feel at a fraction of the cost. They will custommake your topper to fit your existing mattress, regardless of the shape or size, and the topper can attach to your mattress with elastic straps. And don’t forget the linens --this is the one investment that will make all the difference! Portland Mattress Makers’ custom sheet sets are made with 10 -percent cotton, 400-thread count sateen sheets from Cuddledown of Maine and include a fitted bottom

sheet plus a top sheet that is fitted to the foot of your bed. Choose from one of 11 colors from Cuddledown, or supply your own fabric and they will alter to fit your specific mattress perfectly! They also offer flannel sheets, waterproof covesed comforters, duvet covers and coverlet . You can even get custom embroider ! Now, that’s the way to ensure a good night’spsleep! For more information or to place your order, visit www. boatmattress.com, or call Ray at 800.244.3311.


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museums & entertainment JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATER Fully revitalized in 2007, hosting Broadway talent on a year-round calendar www.engemantheater.com 631.261.2900 NORTHPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM 215 Main Street www.northporthistorical.org 631.757.9859 VANDERBILT MUSEUM AND PLANETARIUM 80 Little Neck Road, Centerport www.vanderbiltmuseum.org 631.854.5555 Planetarium is closed for the season as they install a new telescope, museum remains open.

nature & sports CRAB MEADOW GOLF COURSE 220 Waterside Road www.crabmeadowgolf.com 631.757.8800 NORTHPORT GOLF COURSE 79 Middleville Road 631.261.8000 INDIAN HILLS COUNTRY CLUB 21 Breeze Hill Road 631.261.5700

beaches & nature CRAB MEADOW BEACH Waterside Avenue 631.261.7574 HOBART BEACH PARK Birmingham Drive Outdoor shower, aid station, playground. 631.261.7574

FINE JEWELRY & WATCHES • KARAT GOLD & STERLING VINTAGE & CONTEMPORARY • REPAIRS WATCH BATTERIES • PANDORATM 104 Main Street • Northport, NY 11768 • (631) 261-0436 www.TheWindowShopJewelers.com

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Barnum had Port Jeff dreams. He wanted to make it home base for his circus, but the locals would have none of it. Instead, he stuck to Bridgeport, Connecticut, but left one longlasting impact on the Long Island town: He created the Bridgeport-to-Port Jeff ferry that still runs to this day. If the over-hyped theatricality of Barnum was too much, then Port Jeff has certainly grown into its own particular style. Over the past decade, the community has unveiled its beautiful Harborfront Park in stages, from a playground and picnic area to sculptures and a waterfront promenade. The park complements the Long Island Seaport and Eco Center, a regular calendar of top entertainment at Theatre Three, and so much more. It’s a community on the grow, reaching out to passing boaters with eclectic enticements, seeing tourism and the hospitality industry as the wave of the future. To find all this fun, if you’re coming from the west, round Old Field Point, south of the green #11A gong buoy, and head to the east-southeast along Old Field Beach, a barrier beach protecting Port Jefferson Harbor. A green #1 buoy and a red #2 buoy mark the break in the thorough shoaling of

the area, and the entrance to the dredged channel into Port Jefferson Harbor. If you’re coming from the east along the northern Long Island shore, you won’t be able to miss Mount Misery Point. Beyond the entrance to Mount Sinai Harbor, Mount Misery stands 180 feet at its apex and slopes off gradually into Long Island Sound. Sixty-foot bluffs meet the sound, accompanied by sand banks above White Beach, the remnants of the work of local sand and gravel excavators. From there, it’s a straight shot to the south end of the harbor, and the town of Port Jefferson. The municipal marina is the largest dockage in the area, 165 slips, and a welcome home-away-from-home for transient boaters. Port Jeff thrived as a shipbuilding and whaling center in times gone by, but the love of the sea continues. The 1987 and 1992 America’s Cup winners call the community home. And, get –this: In the winter, when the boats are all wrapped and tucked into storage, Port Jeff is home to one of the world’s finest Charles Dickens festivals. All this and brains, too. Make a date with Port Jeff this summer.

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WELCOME TO PORT JEFFERSON HARBOR

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ort Jefferson Harbor is one of the north shore’s top destinations for boaters in the northeast located in the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson, halfway between New York City and the Hamptons. The calm waters of the harbor with a deep draft allow boaters easy access to local shops, restaurants and year-round entertainment all within a short walk from the docks. Port Jefferson Harbor offers a wide array of amenities to satisfy any boater’s needs.

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SETAUKET YACHT CLUB Features • Transient moorings • Launch Service • Showers • Bathroom Facilities plus Ice and Water Supply • Sailing instruction open to all

We offer adjacent access to PJ’s Harborfront Park and Village Center where you can find information on restaurants, shops, food providers, summer concert, movies and more. Launches and Dockhouse monitor VHF Channel 68 Or call 631.473.9890 Free Wi-Fi Service

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PORT JEFFERSON FREE LIBRARY 100 Thompson Street www.portjefflibrary.org 631.473.0022 PORT JEFFERSON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Mather House Museum 115 Prospect Street Features ships’ artifacts, maritime exhibits, period furnishings Open Memorial Day through Labor Day www.portjeffhistorical.org 631.473.2665

nature & entertentainment

CENTENNIAL PARK Along the harbor’s edge by the boardwalk Kids’ park, picnic tables DEEPWELLS FARM COUNTY PARK St. James Greek Revival style estate that hosts special events. Group tours can be arranged by calling 631.854.3719

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museums & historical sites

Not to Miss

LONG ISLAND SEAPORT AND ECO CENTER Maritime history exhibits and marine workshops www.lisec.org 631.474.4725 CHANDLERY PARK By Danfords on the harbor, youth play area.

theaters

PORT JEFFERSON VILLAGE CENTER East Broadway Port Jefferson 631.802.2160

PJ CINEMAS 1068 Route 112 Port Jefferson Station 631.928.3456

BLYDENBURGH COUNTY PARK Historic District, Smithtown Tours of the house and grounds 627 acres 631.854.3713

THEATRE THREE Port Jefferson’s theatre company occupying a historic vaudeville house known as Athena Hall. www.theatrethree.com 631.928.9100

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Calendar of Events port jefferson

june 16

TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL PORT JEFFERSON HARBOR CUP Setauket Yacht Club www.setauketyc.com 631.473.9650

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(through July 1) TALL SHIP HMS BOUNTY Town of Brookhaven Docks

october 21

HARVESTFEST Throughout the village Annual Chowder Tasting Competition, Classic Car Show, more Noon to dusk www.portjeff.com 631.802.2160

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(and July 12 and 26, August 9 and 23) HARBORSIDE CONCERT SERIES Free - 8 p.m. Memorial Park www.portjeff.com 631.473.4724

july 6

service

phone

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Harbormaster

631.451.6455

LONG ISLAND COMEDY FESTIVAL 2012 Theatre Three - 8 p.m. 412 Main Street www.theatrethree.com 631.928.9100

Emergency Information Fire Department - Emergency SEA TOW TowBOAT/US Coast Guard Eaton’s Neck

911 631.473.3232 631.473.2869 800.391.4869 631.261.6868

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Laundry The Port Jeff Laundry Center

631.331.0060

Marine Fuel Danford’s

631.928.5200

Medical Care John T. Mather Hospital St. Charles Hospital

631.473.1320 631.474.6000

(and every Tuesday in July and August) MOVIES ON THE HARBOR Free - 8 p.m. www.portjeff.com 631.802.2160

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(and every Friday in August) FRIDAY NIGHT FACE-OFF Improv Theatre Three - 10:30 p.m. 412 Main Street www.theatrethree.com 631.928.9100

september 7-9 AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL Three stages, throughout the village www.portjeffmusicfest.com 631.473.1414

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Transportation Air L.I. MacArthur in Islip Bus Suffolk County Bus Ferry Port Jefferson Ferry Train Long Island Rail Road Visitor Information Chamber of Commerce www.portjeffchamber.com

631.467.3210 631.852.5200 631.473.0286 631.822.5477

631.473.1414

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FUN IN THE SUN EXPLORE OUR VARIETY OF TROPICAL CHARMS

Secure transient moorings for rent up to 1000 lbs. USCG certified launches with licensed captains Bathrooms,showers and laundry available Drop off and pick up right in the heart of Port Jefferson Reservations available

Sterling Silver charms from $25

631-796-4462 VHF ch 68 14 East Broadway Port Jefferson, NY 11777 631.473.1117

PORT JEFF LAUNCH

464 North Country Road St. James, NY 11780 631.686.5858

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North Fork region is growing in stature with every passing year. The prime association, of course, is with wines. But that’s new; the first vineyards on Long Island were planted in 1973—that’s just 39 short years. By comparison, the local Strawberry Festival is entering its 58th year; Horton Point Lighthouse has been illuminated since 1857. The wineries are just getting started. And so should you, if you want to find yourself on the North Fork this summer. Gardiners Island lies west of Montauk Point and due south of New London; west of the island is the bay of the same name. A red-and-white whistling nun in the heart of Gardiners Bay marks the site of an ancient shipwreck. Head west past that until you find a red #2 and a green #3, off the southern tip of Long Beach. Follow that channel in a full 90-degree swing around Hay Beach Point on Shelter Island and start heading southwest. Soon, you’ll see a breakwater running southeast off Young’s Point, denoting the fact that you’ve reached Greenport Harbor. Greenport’s skyline is easily recognizable, from its church spires to its water tank and radio tower. Come around the breakwater,

and inside the harbor you’ll find Claudio’s, Townsend Manor Inn and Preston’s, all easily accessible and ready to help any transient boater with any need. Next, it’s on to Southold. Head out of Greenport Harbor and follow the channel to the southwest. Run between Fanning Point to starboard and Shelter Island Heights to port, keeping in mind that a ferry crosses this short passage routinely. Beyond Fanning Point to starboard is Pipes Cove, framed on its western edge by Conkling Point. The channel S-curves between Conkling Point and Jennings Point on Shelter Island and emerges into Southold Bay. Southold is to the west-southwest. To find Shelter Island, retreat to that red-and-white buoy back in Gardiners Bay. Look to the southwest to find Ram Head. Travel south toward it, watching for a flashing green #1 buoy off its eastern end. That will lead you to private navigational aids that will direct you into Coecles Harbor, between Sungic Point on the south and Reel Point on the north. In the northwest corner of the harbor you will find Coecles Harbor Marina and Boatyard. And so your North Fork summer begins. Cruise on in for the chardonnay, but stay for the merlot. Trust the Captain.

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Mitchell Park Marina

Front Street, Greenport, NY Easy Walk to Shops & Restaurants u 60 Slip Deep Water Transient Marina u

Lunch and Dinner 7 Days 11am till ? Tiki Bar Full Seafood Menu Outdoor Dining Best Lobster in Town! Located at Brewer Yacht Yard in Greenport Harbor

500 Beach Rd, Greenport, NY

631.477. 8300

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Greenport Ocean Race f o r the Bro o k lyn Ocean Chal lenge Cup

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30,50,100 Amp Electric u Free TV & WIFI u Restrooms, Showers & Pumpout u

631-477-2200 www.GreenportVillage.com

CALL FOR RESERVATIONS! Yacht Club Rendezvous Welcome!

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Helpful Information service

phone

Harbormaster 9 Emergency Non-emergency police Non-emergency fire SEA TOW TowBOAT/US

vhf

631.702.4381 911 631.765.2600 631.477.1943 631.765.5300 800.391.4869

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Coast Guard Montauk Shinnecock

631.668.2773 631.728.0078

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Laundry Greenport Laundry

631.477.1994

Marine Services Claudio’s Marina Port of Egypt, Southold Brewer-Stirling Harbor Marina Townsend Marina Coecles Harbor Marina Mitchell Marina(Town Marina)

631.477.0355 631.765.2445 631.477.0828 631.477.2000 631.749.0700 631.477.2200

Medical Care Eastern L.I. Hospital

631.477.1000

Transportation Air L.I. MacArthur Airport Islip Bus Suffolk Co. Transit Hampton Jitney North Fork Trolley Ferry Cross Sound Ferry to Block Island North Ferry Train Long Island Rail Road Visitor Information North Fork Promotional Council Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce

631.467.3210 631.852.5200 631.283.4600 631.369.3031 631.323.2525 631.668.5700 631.749.0139 631.231.LIRR

631.477.1383 631.749.0399

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NIGHTS Nautical gifts & souvenirs VHF9 •MARINA canopy (heated) •MARINA Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service •Catering for the MARINA VHF9 • Gelato, sorbets and novelty icefamily creams ••Catering Catering •5,000-sq.-ft. canopy (heated) • • Ice cream & soft serve VHF9 • Raw Bar • Raw Bar • Overnight dockage/showers* electricity LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP • 3 harborside bars, two stages • Raw Bar MARINA VHF9 Raw Bar • T ake out or eat in • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service • Raw Bar • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK • Diesel, ice CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK SWEET TEMPTATIONS SAT. & SUN. AFTERNOONS, HOLIDAY MONDA • Raw Bar SWEET TEMPTATIONS whole family LITTLESHACK WHEEL GIFT SHOP SWEET TEMPTATIONS ••MARINA Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service CLAUDIO’S SHIRT • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. amp service SWEET TEMPTATIONS • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 • Nautical family gifts & souvenirs CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK 5,000-sq.-ft. canopy (heated) VHF9 • Catering • Diesel, ice, pump-out services •& •••Diesel, ice, pump-out services Overnight dockage/showers* electricity Nautical family gifts & souvenirs souvenirs • T-shirts &cream Sweatshirts for the family • Nautical family gifts & •• Ice cream & soft serve ••Ice soft serve • Food served until 1 a.m. • Ice cream & soft serve North Fork Specialty Foods Diesel, ice, pump-out services Open 11:30 a.m. daily • WIFI Internet • • Diesel, pump-out services • gifts Nautical & souvenirs •and Ice creamfamily & soft serve Nautical gifts & souvenirs • Overnight dockage/showers* electricity • Raw Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 service MARINA VHF9 • Bar boatsice, up to 200 electricity ft.amp •••Accommodate Overnight dockage/showers* • T-Shirts Sweatshirts for thefamily Family SWEET TEMPTATIONS Overnight electricity LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP • dockage/showers* Overnight dockage/showers* electricity LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP • 3Internet harborside bars, two stages • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service • T ake out or eat in • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service Located in the historic Village of Greenport, NY • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK • Diesel, ice CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK • WIFI • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. • •Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOPGIFT SHOP LITTLE WHEEL •• Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 amp service CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK •gifts Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. • Ice cream & soft serve North Fork Specialty Foods • Nautical family & souvenirs • WIFI Internet • 5,000-sq.-ft. canopy (heated) Catering ••• ice, pump-out services Diesel and Ice ••North Specialty ••Crabby ice, pump-out services Overnight dockage/showers* electricity • •Nautical •Diesel, WIFI Internet Nautical family gifts &Foods souvenirs Claudio’s Restaurant ~ 631.477.0627 •• Jerry’s ~ Internet 631.477.8252 • family gifts & Diesel, ice, pump-out services ••Nautical North Fork Specialty Foods NorthFork Fork Specialty Foods •Diesel, Diesel, pump-out services •ice, WIFI WIFI Internet family gifts & souvenirs Nautical family gifts &souvenirs souvenirs • Overnight dockage/showers* electricity • Raw Bar boats up30-200 to 200electricity ft. •••Accommodate Overnight dockage/showers* electricity • Nautical Family Gifts andSHACK Souvenirs Located in theClam historic of Greenport, NY ••Overnight dockage/showers* electricity • Deepwater dockage/ amp service Overnight dockage/showers* CLAUDIO’S SHIRT Claudio’s Bar ~ Village 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s Marina ~ 631.477.0355 SWEET TEMPTATIONS Overnight dockage/showers* LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft.200 electricity LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP Located in the historic Village of Greenport, NY • WIFI Internet • Accommodate boats up to ft. LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. www.claudios.com Claudio’s Restaurant ~ 631.477.0627 • Crabby Jerry’s ~ 631.477.8252 • Diesel, ice, pump-out services • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. • • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. • •Ice cream & soft serve North Fork Specialty Foods Nautical family gifts & souvenirs • WIFI Internet Claudio’s Restaurant ~~ 631.477.0627 ••Crabby Jerry’s ~Internet Fork Foods •• Claudio’s Restaurant ~ 631.477.0627 Crabby Jerry’s ~ 631.477.8252 •North • North•Fork Claudio’s Restaurant 631.477.0627 Crabby Jerry’s ~631.477.8252 631.477.8252 North ForkSpecialty Specialty Foods Specialty Foods •WIFI WIFI Internet • Overnight dockage/showers* electricity WIFI Internet ••WIFI Claudio’s Clam Bar ~ 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s Marina ~Internet 631.477.0355 Located in the historic Village of Greenport, NY LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP Claudio’s Clam Bar ~ 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s Marina ~ 631.477.0355 • Deepwater dockage/ 30-200 CLAUDIO’S SHIRT SHACK Claudio’s Bar ~ 631.477.1889 Claudio’s ~ 631.477.0355 Accommodate boats up to 200 ft.amp service www.claudios.com Claudio’s Clam Bar ~ Clam 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s••Marina ~Marina 631.477.0355 Located in the~historic Village of Greenport, NY www.claudios.com Restaurant 631.477.0627 •www.claudios.com Crabby Jerry’s ~ 631.477.8252 • Diesel, ice, pump-out services •• North Fork Specialty • WIFI Internet Nautical family giftsClaudio’s &Foods souvenirs www.claudios.com

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MARINA VHF9 Located ininthe Village NY Located thehistoric historic Village ofGreenport, Greenport, NY Located in the historic Village ofofGreenport, NY Claudio’s Restaurant ~ 631.477.0627 • Crabby Jerry’s ~ 631.477.8252 Claudio’s Restaurant ~ 631.477.0627 • Crabby ~ 631.477.8252 Claudio’s Restaurant 631.477.0627 Crabby Jerry’s ~Overnight 631.477.8252 •Jerry’s dockage/showers* electricity Claudio’s Restaurant Crabby Jerry’s 631.477.8252 Claudio’s Clam Bar~~~631.477.0627 631.477.1889 •••Claudio’s Marina ~~631.477.0355 Located in the historic Village of Greenport, NY LITTLE WHEEL GIFT SHOP Claudio’s Clam Bar ~ 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s Marina ~ 631.477.0355 • Accommodate boats up to 200 ft. • Claudio’s Marina ~ 631.477.0355 Claudio’s Clam Bar ~ 631.477.1889 www.claudios.com Claudio’s Clam Bar ~ 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s Marina ~ 631.477.0355 www.captainsguide.com CAPTAIN’S SEASIDE GUIDE 2012 Clam Bar ~ 631.477.1889 • Claudio’s Marina ~ 631.477.0355 • North ForkClaudio’s www.claudios.com Specialty FoodsRestaurant ~ 631.477.0627 Claudio’s • Crabby • Jerry’s 631.477.8252 WIFI~Internet www.claudios.com www.claudios.com

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Not to Miss GOOSE CREEK Overlooks Southold Bay, has lifeguards, playground, restrooms. 631.765.5182 KENNY’S BEACH Located at the end of Kenny’s Rd. in Southold. Beach over-looks the Sound, has lifeguard srestrooms. Accessible by dinghy

LOCATED AT MAIN STREET WHARF SINCE 1880 631.477.1990

For over 120 years, Preston’s has served the east coast mariners who put in at Greenport’s lovely deepwater harbor. Today, we have three stores and a mail order catalog to serve every nautical need that you may have. Whether you need a new table for your summer house, or deodorant for your holding tank, Preston’s will come to the rescue. Conveniently located at the foot of Main Street in Greenport, Preston’s is easily accessible by land or sea.

“We are open seven days a week and we welcome your visit the next time you are in Greenport.” Call and order our free catalog. 56 pages filled with nautical giftware and decorative ideas for the home. Order toll free: 1.800.836.1165

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MCCABE’S BEACH One-half mile east of Kenny’s Beach on North Sea Rd. in Southold SOUTHOLD TOWN BEACH Rt. 48, overlooks the Sound. Restrooms, playground, picnicarea, lifeguards, beach attendants CRESCENT BEACH Shore Rd. Shelter Island Sandy Bay Beach, picnic tables restrooms and lifeguard

historical sites & museums CUSTER INSTITUTE Main Bayview Rd. Astronomy museum with an observatory www.custerobservatory.org 631.765.2626 EAST END SEAPORT MARITIME MUSEUM Next to the Shelter Island ferry terminal in Greenport www.eastendseaport.org 631.477.2100

RAILROAD MUSEUM OF LONG ISLAND Fourth St., Greenport www.rmli.org 631.477.0439 STIRLING HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GREENPORT 631.477.3026

nature & sports MASHOMACK PRESERVE 79 S. Ferry Rd. Shelter Island over 2,000 acres of preservenature trails, tours and educational programs 631.749.1001 ORIENT BEACH STATE PARK Beach, playground, barbecue facilities, nature trails Rt. 25 Orient 631.323.2440 GREENPORT SKATE PARK Mooores Lane In-line skaters and bicycles arewelcome 631.477.1133

theatres VILLAGE CINEMA 211 Front St., Greenport 631.477.8600

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HORTON POINT LIGHTHOUSE & HISTORICAL MUSEUM 631.765.5500


Calendar of Events 20TH ANNUAL EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL GOLF CLASSIC Gardiners Bay Country Club, Shelter Island Shotgun start at 1 p.m. 631.749.0625

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FIFTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Sponsored by the Mattituck Lions Vendors, live music, food, crafts, carnival rides www.mattituckstrawberryfestival.org 631.298.2222

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EVENING LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE Aboard Peconic Star II East End Seaport Museum 4 to 7 p.m. www.eastendseaport.org 613.477.2100

july 4 (through Labor Day) HARBOR TOURS ABOARD GLORY Greenport’s Electric Launch www.greenportlaunch.com 631.477.2515

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Day Lighthouse Cruise Aboard Peconic Star II East End Seaport Museum 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.eastendseaport.org 613.477.2100

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SOUTHERN DELTA AQUARIIDS METEOR SHOWER PARTY Custer Institute Main Bayview Road www.custerobservatory.org 631.765.2626

LOBSTERFEST 2012 Wharf House at Founders Landing 5 to 9:30 p.m. Terry Lane at Hobart Road, Southold 631.477.0123

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39TH ANNUAL ONE DAY IN HISTORY “Our Agrarian Past” Havens House Museum Shelter Island - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.shelterislandhistory.org 631.749.0025

september 21-23 GREENPORT MARITIME FESTIVAL East End Seaport Museum www.eastendseaport.org 613.477.2100

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Indoor & Waterfront Dining Fresh Local Seafood Steaks, Burgers, Chowder Live Music “YOU HAVEN’T DONE SHELTERED ISLAND TIL YOU’VE DONE THE DORY” ~ A SHELTER ISLAND WATERFRONT LANDMARK SINCE 1925 ~

185 North Ferry Rd. Shelter Island, NY 631.749.4300 www.doryrestaurant.com www.captainsguide.com

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LUNCH

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Life’s Necessities... 631.725.3535

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Harbor has the enviable task of acting as the crossroads between Southampton and East Hampton; it’s a village that forged its own identity in the midst of some of the finest communities on earth. It once was a place where hope sprang eternal, where young men from many nations paced by the docks waiting for whalers to return, so they might get their chance to head out on the next voyage, to financial freedom and into history. But times have changed. To find Sag Harbor, cruise down into the southwest corner of Gardiners Bay and find a lone green #1 can buoy. To the west-southwest you’ll find a green #3. Leave that one to port and do the same with Cedar Point; you can’t miss it, studded as it is with its abandoned granite lighthouse and a modern skeletal light. Follow the channel southward as it heads into Northwest Harbor. Be cautious as you work your way toward Barcelona Point to the south, as there are a number of large boulders just outside of the channel. Once you’ve passed between Barcelona Point on the south, marked by a flashing green light, and sandy Mashomack Point

to the north, find the red #8 nun buoy, and the channel that will safely navigate you past extensive shoaling that becomes partially uncovered at low tide. A flashing red light marks the sand spit, and just opposite of that you’ll find green buoy 9A. The rocks here are known to the locals as Gull Island, and should be kept at a distance. Coming around between green #11 and a green-and-red can marked “SH,” you’ll meet the entrance to Sag Harbor, marked at the end of a long breakwater by a flashing green light. Head down the channel to the southeast and look for the Sag Harbor Yacht Club, home of the annual Sag Harbor Charity Cup Challenge. If you’re there at race time, don’t be surprised to see an America’s Cup challenger or two. Whaling is long gone, and so too are those strong-willed young men who sailed the industry’s ships, and Sag Harbor has changed gears. Today’s Sag Harbor visitors hunt relaxation, antiques, entertainment and great food. It’s a place to golf, to shop, to watch nature in all of its seasonal splendor, and to reflect on America and its fabulous and varied history in connection with the sea.

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museums OLD CUSTOM HOUSE Main Street at Garden, Sag Harbor Former house of customs collector with 18th century artifacts. www.splia. org, 631.692.4664 SAG HARBOR WHALING AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor Greek Revival mansion devoted to the history of whaling and inhabitants of Sag Harbor www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org, 631.725.0770

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SAG HARBOR CINEMA Main Street, Sag Harbor Devoted to American and international independent films. www. sagharborcinema.com, 631.725.0010

Noyac Road, Noyac A 187-Acre nature preserve with trails to view local birds and wildlife. 631.286.0485

nature When only & sports the Best

SAG HARBOR GOLF CLUB Off Rte. 114, Sag Harbor A 9-hole public course in Barcelona Neck Preserve 631.725.2503

LINDA GRONLUND MEMORIAL NATURE PRESERVE ALL NEW Off Rt. 14, Sag Harbor CORPORATE TOWNCARS A 532-Acre nature preserve with miles 6, 8, & 10 of hiking trails leading offPASSENGER to the bay. LIMOUSINES 631.444.0273

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theaters BAY STREET THEATER Bay Street at Long Wharf, Sag Harbor Produces plays musical evenings and children’s theaterwww.baystreet.org, 631.725.9500

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HAVENS BEACH Bay Street, Sag Harbor Bay beach with lifeguard, restrooms, playground and picnic tables, parking fee. 631.725.0222

MASHASHIMUET PARK Upper Main Street at Jermain Ave. 631-653-7820 • east hampton: 631-324-0108 east quogue: Sag Harbor Children’sSouthampton: playground, 631-283-7820 • westhampton: 631-288-7777 FOSTER MEMORIAL BEACH ball fields and tennis Toll Free: 800-287-5757 Long Beach Road, Noyac Bay Beach with lifeguards food stand, E YOU THERE IN STYLE MORTON NATIONAL W E ’ L L T A K parking fee. 631.283.6011 WILDLIFE REFUGE FROM MONTAUK TO MANHATTAN The largest limousine Company based in the hamptons Serving new york for over 15 years

www.beachlimo.net

Offering a full selection of wines and liquors Just steps from all Sag Harbor Marinas We’ll deliver right to your slip ***Mention the Captain’s Guide and receive off any wine purchase

15%

Sag Harbor Liquor Store (631) 725.0054 1.800.BIG.WHAL 52 Main Street, Sag Harbor, N.Y. 11963

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Cromer’s Market

Of

Featuring only the highest quality meats and groceries. Full-service deli, fresh produce, prepared foods, ice, beer and soda. Can deliver bulk provisions. Free local delivery to your boat or home. Open 7 days, year-round.

3500 Noyac Rd. Sag Harbor 631.725.9004 fax: 631.725.9089

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SAG HARBOR BEVERAGE

The Village of Sag Harbor is now accepting transient slip reservations

Retail - Wholesale Beer - Soda - Kegs - Ice, Etc.

(631) 725-7308 89 Division Street, Sag Harbor, New York 11963 We have floating dock slips located near The Long Wharf at the foot of Main Street and slips located along Marine Park NEW THIS YEAR • Taking Reservations for Moorings

Helpful Information service

phone

Harbormaster Sag Harbor Moorings & Launch Service

631.725.2368 631.466.8180

Emergency Information Police Fire Ambulance SEA TOW TowBOAT/US Coast Guard, Montauk

911 631.725.0058 631.725.0252 631.324.6868 631.765.5300 800.391.4869 631.668.2716

Laundry Sag Harbor Launderette

631.725.5830

Marine Fuel Sag Harbor Yacht Club

631.725.0567

Marine Care Southampton Hospital

631.726.8200

Transportation Air East Hampton Airport Bus Suffolk Co. Public Transit Ferry Service to Shelter Island Viking Line to Block Island Cross Sound Ferry to New London, CT. Train AMTRAK Long Island Rail Road

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Clean restrooms and showers are provided All facilities are within walking distance to the business district There are numerous restaurants and shops to visit along with The Whaling Museum and The Sag Harbor Fire Department Museum

For Reservations contact the Harbormaster’s Office 631.725.2368 VHF 9

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Beach LIMOUSINES When only the Best will do...

ALL NEW CORPORATE TOWNCARS

631.537.1130

6, 8, & 10 PASSENGER LIMOUSINES

631.852.5200

12-24 PASSENGER SUV’S

631.749.1200 631.668.5700 631.323.2525

east quogue: 631-653-7820 • east hampton: 631-324-0108 Southampton: 631-283-7820 • westhampton: 631-288-7777 Toll Free: 800-287-5757

1.800.872.7245 631.231.5477

Visitor Information Sag Harbor Chamber 631.725.0011 www.sagharborchamber.com

WE’LL TAKE YOU THERE IN STYLE

FROM MONTAUK TO MANHATTAN The largest limousine Company based in the hamptons Serving new york for over 15 years

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Calendar of Events sag harbor

june 2

FIREWORKS 9:30 p.m. Best seen from Haven’s Beach, Marine Park, Long Wharf

SAG HARBOR FARMERS MARKET Organic fruits and vegetables, breads and pastries, honeys, cheeses, jams and jellies, seafood - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bay Street and Burke Street

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“BIG AND TALL: AN EVENING WITH BRUCE VILANCH and Judy Gold” Bay Street Theatre -8 p.m. www.baystreet.org 631.725.0818

“ROCK THE DOCK” Bay Street Theatre’s Summer Fundraiser - 6:30 p.m. Long Wharf 631.725.0818 www.baystreet.org

august 4 TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL SAND CASTLE CONTEST Atlantic Avenue Beach Amagansett 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 631.324.6250

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ANTIGUA & BARBUDA HAMPTONS CHALLENGE Sailboat race in Noyac Bay Awards Cocktail Party 5pm at Breakwater Yacht Club 631.871.8860

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Through September 2 HAMPTON CLASSIC HORSE SHOW Largest hunter/jumper show in North America Family entertainment, pony rides, petting zoo & five show rings, Bridgehampton www.hamptonclassic.com 631.537.3177

september 15-16

SAG HARBOR HARBORFEST Sponsored by Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce www.sagharborchamber.com 631.725.0011

“All Fish Come Here First”

We Deliver Directly to Your Vessel Our 40th Year in Business

356 Montauk Hwy. Wainscott (631) 537-0633 theseafoodshop.com (8 minutes from Sag Harbor)

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Specializing in Wedding Parties • Make Up • Hair Color Hair Cuts • Styling • Eye Brow Tweezing Kids are Welcome! 75 Main Street • Sag Harbor, NY 11963 631.899.4494

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The Antigua Hamptons

& Barbuda Challenge

A Legendary Sailing Event in the Making

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August 18, 2012, the Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor will host its first-ever Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge, sponsored by the Antigua Barbuda Ministry of Tourism. Sailors from all over the East End of Long Island will battle it out in a 15- to 20-mile race through Shelter Island Sound and Peconic Bay. What is driving the excitement for this event? THE PRIZE! The overall winner of the event and six of his crew will receive round-trip airfare, accommodations and a boat to race in the 2013 Antigua Sailing Week, which will be held April 27 through May 3, 2013. Even the entry fee is paid! (Antigua Sailing Week, as many sailors know, is the premier sailing event in the Caribbean. www.sailingweek.com The ABHC is open to boats of at least 22 feet in length with a PHRF handicap of 200 or less. The entry fee is $100 per boat

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and includes two tickets to the post-race party at the Breakwater Yacht Club. Additional party tickets may be purchased at a cost of $40 each. In addition to the Grand Prize, there will be prizes for first through third place in each division. Last summer, the Captain’s Guide hosted the Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Party, where the Honorable John Maginley, Minister of Tourism & Aviation for Antigua & Barbuda, attended as the guest of honor. Minister Maginley was so taken with the nautical history and natural beauty of Sag Harbor that before he left, he envisioned creating a huge annual sailing event here—and put the wheels in motion! The Antigua Barbuda Challenge Cup also will benefit two local charities, the Breakwater Yacht Club’s Junior Sailing Program (www.breakwateryc. org), and i-tri—Transformation Through Triathlon, for at-risk adolescent girls. (www.itrigirls.org) For specific information, including the Notice of Race and how to enter, visit www.antiguabarbudahamptonschallenge.com.


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you been brushing up on your knowledge of polo? Can you speak with simple ease about your favorite wines? Do you have your ready-to-use art exhibit opening comments on a cheat sheet in the inner pocket of your dinner jacket? After all, this is the Hamptons. One must be prepared for the best life has to offer. There are easy and hard ways to reach the Hamptons. First, the simple approach. If you’re heading for East Hampton from either Long Island Sound or Block Island Sound, pass the northern tip of Gardiners Island. Swing wide around the point: There might still be unexploded ordnance near shore from Fort Tyler’s Spanish-American War-era artillery battery, or from the fact that the site was used by the Navy for bombing practice during World War II. The ruins of the fort are still visible on the point, and there’s a green flashing buoy (#1GI) that will help guide you clear of any potential harm. Head south-southwest and keep the red #14 nun marking Crow Shoal to port. Continue on that south-southwest heading and look for a red-and-white bell buoy marked “TM” for “Three Mile.” Due south, let the rest of the buoys do their work and

guide you past Sammys Beach and into Three Mile Harbor. Docking choices are plentiful on the east and south sides of the harbor, and East Hampton is just a few minutes away. To reach Hampton Bays from the South Shore of Long Island, locate a spot 31 miles southwest of Montauk Light. That’s where you’ll find Shinnecock Inlet, a passageway opened into Shinnecock Bay by the Great Hurricane of 1938. Its depth fluctuates randomly; the Coast Guard checks it every morning to make sure markers don’t have to be moved. Sometimes they do. If you’re willing, find the entrance to the inlet. Once inside, turn to port and look for the channel markers. Enter the channel at the red #22 buoy and head north-northeast. The channel will swing you into the northwesternmost corner of Shinnecock Bay, where you’ll find Spellman’s Marine and Jackson’s Marina, among others. The Coast Guard is off to the northwest of the inlet, on Ponquogue Point, watching out for your safety. The Hamptons live up to their reputation. Perhaps you do, too. If so, we’ll ask not whether you’re ready for the Hamptons. Are the Hamptons ready for you? www.captainsguide.com

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The Mendlemans

A Family Affair in Three Mile Harbor Dick and Sylvia Mendelman moved their family to East Hampton in 1970. Over time, the kids - Lynn, Peter, Diane and Mark - all left to pursue their dreams, then realized their paths to those dreams all led right back home. They all contribute today to the Mendelman family business, managing the four marinas of Seacoast Enterprise Associates in Three Mile Harbor, lending the talents they honed in the outside world to the local world of East Hampton. Peter, who runs the company service department, remembers the days of his youth in town fondly. “As kids we cycled all over East Hampton, which still had a lot of potato farms, and we’d pick up the leftover potatoes to make stews at home. We had dogs, trails through the woods to run through, and a really idyllic childhood.” The Mendelmans lived the lives of kids lucky enough From left to right: Lynn Mendelman, Mark Mendelman, Sam Story, Dick to inhabit the edge of the continent, getting to know the Mendelman and his wife Sylvia Mendelman, Peter Mendelman and his wife Liz sea, its moods and its bounty. “We’d go fishing with our Mendelman. friends in high school and sell the fresh caught bluefish In 1998, the Mendelmans bought Gardiner’s Marina in Three Mile right out of our bicycle racks to local restaurants, or have mom drive Harbor, a fixture on the charts since 1935. In 2002, they purchased us to Stuart’s Seafood to pack them in iced cardboard cartons for Halsey’s, which had roots as far back as 1921. In 2012, they have sale to the Fulton Fish Market in New York City. You can’t do that added a fourth marina, the Three Mile Harbor Boatyard. now,” he added, “without a commercial fishing license and reams of Lynn is an East Hampton Town Trustee, and the general manager paperwork!” of the marinas, in charge of slips, storage, and administration. As the kids’ dreams took shape, their mom and dad grew the Mark is currently in charge at Three Mile Harbor Marina and family business. Dick had become manager and stockholder at the company’s development manager, in charge of real estate Harbor Marina of East Hampton upon arrival in the area, and in and facilities development, including all the 1976, with the help of a partner, Buck Burnett, permitting associated with managing activities he bought out the remaining stockholders. When on the waterfront. Peter runs the service the time came to begin to understand the ways of department and Diane, who runs her own the working world, the kids had the wonderful graphic design company, helps the family opportunity to learn directly from accomplished with the website, www.sea-incorp.com, and businesspeople - their own parents. “We all worked advertising campaigns. at the marina as dockhands, then scraping and And Dick and Sylvia remain active painting bottoms and fixing boats while growing participants in the empire they started. Dick is up,” said Peter. the executive vice president of the Association of Upon graduation from high school, the Marine Industries, and stays active working with Mendelman kids went their separate ways to chase the trade groups as well as with environmental down those dreams. Lynn headed for Hamilton groups, such as the Peconic Estuary Program. College outside Utica, then to the University of Sylvia still works in the business doing payroll Southern California for her PhD in molecular and other administration. She also wrote a biology. After post-doc studies at Harvard, she book on the history of Three Mile Harbor, taught at the University of West Virginia. In (Three Mile Harbor: East Hampton’s Priceless 1996, she returned to East Hampton to help Gem) which, for the past forty years, has also run the marina. By that time, Peter had bought been the history of the Mendelman family, now out his dad’s partner, after completing his own three generations strong in the area. undergraduate work at Princeton and gaining his “All the grandkids (and their parents) love MBA from Harvard. boating, fishing, sailing, clamming, bodysurfing and swimming, and Brother Mark went on to become a Purdue mechanical and ocean love being in East Hampton,” said Peter. “When we were first getting engineering grad, with an MBA from the University of Michigan. He started – times were a lot different back then – in the winter, my dad served in the US Navy as the nuclear engineer on the USS Enterprise, would tow us around the boat lot on old wooden skis behind the the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which he piloted old Willys jeep. While East Hampton has changed a lot since those through the Suez Canal. Sister Diane headed for the University of simpler times, it’s still a great place to be and to raise a family, which Connecticut to earn a degree in fine arts, then to Boston to pursue a is why we’re all back.” And with four marinas to run under the family career as a graphic artist. name, the Mendelmans don’t plan to go very far any time soon. Over time, as the kids returned to the area, the business expanded.

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LONGHOUSE RESERVE 133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton 631.329.3568 www.longhouse.org ATLANTIC AVENUE BEACH Atlantic Avenue, East Hampton 631.324.4142 SAGG MAIN BEACH Sagg Main, Sagaponack 631.283.6011 TIANA BEACH Dune Road, East Quogue 631.283.6011 MAIN BEACH 104 Ocean Ave.East Hampton Village 631.324.0074

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MULFORD FARM 10 James Lane, East Hampton 631.324.6850 www.easthamptonhistory.org

EAST HAMPTON CINEMA 30 Main Street, East Hampton 631.324.0448

PARRISH ART MUSEUM 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton 631.283.2118 www.parrishart.org

GUILD HALL1 158 Main Street, East Hampton Art exhibits, theatre productions concerts & children’s events 631.324.0806 www.guildhall.org

SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton 631.283.2494 www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org

UNITED ARTISTS THEATER Hampton Bays 631.728.8676

EAST HAMPTON MARINE MUSEUM Bluff Rd. Amagansett 631.324.6850 www.easthamptonhistory.org

JACKSON’S MARINA

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beaches & nature

Southampton 631.287.2774

Pamper Yourself

6 Tepee Street Hampton Bays 631.728.4220

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A full-service marina centrally located in the call forSoutheast reservations side of Hamptons. the Shinnecock Canal. Easy access to ocean and bay for fishing or cruising.

EAst Hampton LIMOUSINEs Gas & Diesel Ship Store Transient Dockage Cable TV Full Service Marina

Bait & Ice 30 & 50 Amp Service Restrooms & Showers Boat Brokerage

631-324-5466 • Easthampton 631-204-1165 • Southampton www.easthamptonlimo.com

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HARBOR MARINA THREE MILE HARBOR MARINA HALSEYS MARINA GARDINERS MARINA SLIPS & DRY RACK 17’-110’ HAULING 17’- 40 TONS STORAGE WET & DRY VALVTECT GAS & DIESEL

SHIP’S STORES, BAIT BOAT RENTALS RESTAURANT, GIFT SHOP SERVICE & PARTS

SEA-incorp.com 631.324.5666

Helpful Information service

phone

Emergency East Hampton Harbormaster Non-emergency calls SEA TOW TowBoat/US Coast Guard, Shinnecock Coast Guard, Montauk

911 631.329.3078 631.324.0024 631.765.5300 800.391.4869 631.728.0078 631.668.2716

Marine Service Strong’s Marine Harbor Marina Halsey’s Marina & Gardiners Marina

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Marine Fuel Jackson’s Marina East Hampton Point Marina Oakland’s Marina Harbor Marina

631.728.4220 631.324.8400 631.728.6900 631.324.5666

Medical Care Southampton Hospital

631.726.8200

631.283.4841 631.324.5666

631.467.3210 631.852.5200 631.283.4600 631.822.5477 631.907.8688

Visitor Information East Hampton Chamber 631.324.0362 South Hampton Chamber 631.283.0402 Hampton Bays Chamber 631.728.2211 www.easthamptonchamber.com www.southamptonchamber.com www.hamptonbayschamber.com CAPTAIN’S SEASIDE GUIDE 2012

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Laundry Tony’s Tubs - Hampton Bays 631.728.1046 dba East Hampton Laundromat 631.267.7725

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HAMPTON HILLS GOLF CLASSIC VIII Hampton Hills Golf and Country Club Westhampton www.hamptonsgolfclassic.info 917.232.2355

july 3

JEWELRY-MAKING IN THE PELLETREAU SILVER SHOP

Learn the basics of jewelry-making over an eight-week course 10 a.m. to noon 80 Main Street, Southampton Village www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org 631.283.2494

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EXHIBIT OPENING: “VISUAL IMAGES OF 100 Years of Farming in Greater Bridgehampton” Bridgehampton Historical Society 5 p.m. 2357-A Montauk Hwy.,Bridgehampton www.bridgehamptonhistoricalsociety.org 631.613.6730

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MAIDSTONE PARK YOUTH TRIATHLON Youth distance tri kids 10-17 7:30 am Maidstone Beach, Springs 631.902.3731

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54TH ANNUAL SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL SUMMER PARTY 6:30 to 11 p.m. Tent at corner of Wickapogue and Old Town roads www.southamptonhospital.org 631.726.8700

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ELLEN’S RUN 5K run/walk for breast cancer support & research Southampton Hospital - 9 a.m. www.ellensrun.org 212.840.0916

september 29 SIXTH ANNUAL HAMPTONS MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON - 8 a.m. Springs School, East Hampton www.hamptonsmarathon.com 917.841.2752

Parts & Accessories Sales & Service Boat Rentals Dockage Storage SPECIAL ATTENTION PAID TO NEW BOATERS

SERVING ALL OF LONG ISLAND WITH TWO LOCATIONS

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in Montauk and you stand at the edge of the world. History happened here, in the personae of George Washington and Teddy Roosevelt. Nature still happens—not a given in today’s world— and, most importantly, Montauk summer nights are alive. Spend the days watching the yachts race offshore, or test yourself in a big game fishing tournament, then let those warm, crisp nights wash over you in the flash of fireworks or the resonating echo of a live musician pouring his heart out on stage. Finding Montauk is easy. The 1795 Montauk Lighthouse, the first light constructed in New York, sits 168 feet above sea level at the point and can be seen from well out to sea. If you’re coming from Block Island, find the flashing green buoy marking Cerberus Shoal and round it to the south. Look ahead for a green-and-red bell buoy marked #7SR for Shagwong Reef. Beyond that, to the south-southwest, is the entrance to Lake Montauk, the local harbor. An approach from the southern side of Long Island means a wide swing around Montauk Point. Watch for a greenand-red buoy marked “SR” for Shagwong Rock to the west-

northwest, off Shagwong Point, and keep it to port as you head to the west and look for the entrance to Lake Montauk. Be advised, though, that the area between Shagwong Reef and Shagwong Rock, including Washington Shoal, has minimum depths around 7 1/2 feet at extreme low tides. If you’re at all worried about striking bottom at those depths, take the extra few minutes to pass north of the buoy marking the reef. The dredged channel leading into Lake Montauk sits about three miles west of Montauk Point. The channel opening is marked by a red-and-white “M” buoy (for Montauk), and, due south of it, twin jetties will funnel you in. In front of you will be the Montauk Coast Guard Station. Transient dockage can be easily found at the Star Island Yacht Club and Uihlein’s Marina on the northern end of the lake, while Montauk Marine has the things you need most: ice, gas, groceries and more. As late as 1927, Lake Montauk was still a freshwater lake, but the north side was blasted open that year in an attempt to turn Montauk into the “Miami of the North.” Did they succeed? No—but, then, Miami is no Montauk either.

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Calendar of Events montauk

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ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE FLEET Town Dock 5 p.m.

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TWENTY-SIXTH ANNUAL STAR ISLAND YACHT CLUB SHARK TOURNAMENT Star Island Yacht Club www.starislandyc.com 631.668.5052

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MONTAUK MARINE BASIN 42nd Annual Shark Tag Tournament www.marinebasin.com 631.668.5900

july 2 (and every Monday in July and August) CONCERTS ON THE GREEN 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 631.668.2428

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MONTAUK ARTISTS ASSOCIATION JURIED FINE ARTS SHOW Hosted by Depot Art Gallery and Art School The Green - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 631.668.5336

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MERCURY MARINE GRAND SLAM FISHING TOURNAMENT Prizes for all ages in three divisions Uihlein’s Marina www.montaukgrandslam.org 631.668.3799

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MONTAUK MARINE BASIN & WHITE WATER OUTFITTERS Offshore Shoot Out at Montauk Marine “The Last Hurrah” www.marinebasin.com 631.668.5900

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MIGHTYMAN SPRING, OLYMPIC AND HALF TRIATHLONS Montauk Bike Shop www.eventpowerli.com

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STAR ISLAND STRIPPED BASS TOURNAMENT www.starislandyc.com 631.668.5052


FOUR OAKS Gourmet Deli, Bakery & General Store

631-668-2534

• Box Lunches for the Beach, Boat or Any Occasion • NEW THIS SEASON: Tapas of Ceviche (seafood) • Vegetarian Food & Italian Specialties • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Specials • Espresso • Cappucino

Outdoor Café FULL BREAKFASTS FRESH FRUIT & FRESH JUICE Homemade Ice cream • SmootHIeS BagelS • FlagelS • BIalyS • AND MORE ! 57 Flamingo Ave.–near the Harbor

fouroaksdeli.com

Open Year-Round Transient Boats Welcome ◆ Full-Service Boat Yard Certified Mechanics on Duty ◆ 3 Travel lifts up to 80Tons Indoor & Outdoor Storage ◆ Extensive Parts Department Full Inventory of Marine Supplies, Bait & Tackle Free Charter-booking Service ◆ Yacht Brokerage Gas • Diesel ◆ Groceries ◆ Ice Authorized parts & service for: Detroit Diesel, Northern Lights, Lugger, Caterpillar, Phasor, Kohler parts and service 426 West Lake Drive ◆ PO Box 610 ◆ Montauk, NY 11954 website: www.marinebasin.com

631.668.5900 ◆ Fax: 631.668.5659

444 West Lake Dr. P.O. Box 357 • Montauk, NY 11954 Tel: 631.668.3799 • Fax: 631.668.3798 • Visit us at www.unihleinsmarina.com

Seven Unit Motel • One Cottage with Full Kitchens

Full efficiencies newly renovated

Walk to Beach

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COMPARE OUR FACILITIES, COMPARE OUR SERVICES. NO MARINA OFFERS YOU MORE.

Transient dockage to 145’. Side Boarding Slips Available. ★ Floating docks with cable TV, 30/50/100 Amp Electric & Wi-Fi ★ Texaco-Shell Starport with Pump Out Service Available

Fun in STAR ISLAND GRILL SERVING the Sun

BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER OVERLOOKING MONTAUK HARBOR HOURLY DOCKAGE AVAILABLE FOR LUNCH & DINNER HEATED SWIMMING POOL and SUN DECK. POOLSIDE BAR

MONTAUK’S LARGEST TACKLE SHOP-FEATURING INSHORE, OFFSHORE AND SURF FISHING RODS, REELS, BAIT, TACKLE, & SHAVED ICE. FULLY STOCKED SHIP’S STORE*

Helpful Information P.O. Box 2180, Montauk Point, NY • 631.668.5052 WEBSITE: www.starislandyc.com EMAIL: marina@starislandyc.com

ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY! Copies of Rescue can be ordered for $17.95 plus $2.50 shipping and handling. All proceeds go to benefit the preservation work of the United States Life-Saving Service Heritage Association.

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911 631.668.3709 631.668.2464 631.765.5300 800.391.4869 401.295.8711 631.668.2716

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Marine Services Montauk Marine Basin Montauk Yacht Club Star Island Yacht Club Uihlein’s Marina

631.668.5900 631.668.3100 631.668.5052 631.668.3799

Medical Care Montauk Medical Center Southampton Hospital

631.668.3705 631.726.8200

Transportation Air New England Airlines, flies 800.243.2460 to Block Island and New England Montauk Airport 631.668.3738 Bus Hampton Jitney 631.283.4600 Ferry Viking Line to Block Island 631.668.5700 Train Long Island Rail Road 631.231.5477 Visitor Information Chamber of Commerce 631.668.2428 www.montaukchamber.com


Not to Miss DITCH PLAINS BEACH Popular oceanfront beach for surfing, refreshment stand, restrooms. Permit paring only. 631.324.2417 GIN BEACH On Block Island Sound just east of theinlet to Lake Montauk, lifeguards, foodstand, restrooms. Permit parking only. Great for kids. 631.324.2417 KIRK PARK BEACH 500 feet of beach on the ocean,surfing, refreshment stand, restrooms. $10 parking. 631.324.2417

nature & sport RITA’S STABLE PETTING FARM Goats, sheep, bunnies, calves, pigs and more 3 West Lake Drive Call for times - 631.668.5453 www.ritasstables.com DEEP HOLLOW RANCH The nation’s oldest cattle ranch, pony rides, petting zoo 631.668.2744 HITHER HILLS STATE PARK Campground, hiking and naturetrails, picnic areas, ocean beach, lifeguards, general store, surf casting, 40 acre lake for freshwater fishing. 631.668.2554

museums & historical sites

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MONTAUK LIGHTHOUSE An 80-foot lighthouse at Montauk StatePark commissionedby GeorgeWashington, located at the easternmosttip of Long Island. Museum, hiking trails, picnic area, playground, cafe with gift shop. 631.668.2544 www.montauklighthouse.com SECOND HOUSE MUSEUM 1746 farmhouse used by early herders.Exhibitions and local history631.668.5340 THIRD HOUSE Built in 1747, used by Theodore Roosevelt after the Spanish-American War. Now features a 20-inch research telescope Montauk County Park 631.852.7878

movie theaters MONTAUK MOVIE 3 Edgemere Road 631.668.2393 MONTAUK THEATRE PRODUCTIONS 6 South Elmwood Ave 631.668.5656

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all is always bittersweet. The boat gets put away for the season, but for me, out of sight is never out of mind. Fall is Boat Show Season, and this year especially, the Newport Boat Show made me want to skip winter altogether and jump right back on board. Knowing that I was not in the market to buy a new boat, I spent my time perusing the tents. I love seeing the latest and greatest innovations, and this years’ show did not disappoint! One product in particular, Shadow-Caster LED Underwater Lighting, caught my attention right away. Sure, I had looked into underwater lighting before, but, to be honest, the thought of putting two huge holes in my boat in order to install them always stopped me in my tracks. Shadow-Caster was different. The first thing that stood out was the fact that the hole needed for installation was only about the size of a dime. The second thing was the quality of the light— it just seemed so much brighter than models I had looked into previously. But, alas, I left the show empty-handed, not being completely convinced that this was an alteration I was ready to make. When I got home, I decided to do some research on the company. I found out that Shadow-Caster was started in 2008 by two high school friends, Brian Rogers, an electrical engineer, and Jeff Pound, a mechanical engineer. They both had worked at cutting-edge companies where they honed their skills before starting their own company. The more I read, the more convinced I became that Shadow-Caster was the lighting system I had been looking for. At the Fort Lauderdale Show a month later, I was on a mission—find Shadow-Caster—and I did! After speaking with Neil Fritz, their global product manager, who demonstrated their newest four-color underwater system, I was sold! The next step was choosing a marina to install the system for me. I chose Hampton Marina in East Hampton, NY. They have a great reputation for craftsmanship and professionalism. Peter Mendelman, one of the owners, walked me through what would be done and reassured me that he had someone on his staff with extensive experience in these sorts of below-the-water-line instillations. And Shadow-Caster made his job easy by including all the hardware and wiring necessary for the job. I felt good about leaving my boat in the capable hands of the Harbor Marina staff. By the end of the day, I received a call that the job was done and I could pick up the boat. I gathered the family, and we hopped on board and brought the boat over to our mooring for our first overnighter. Just as the sun was going down, I asked my wife and daughter to take the dingy into the marina to get something from the car … The sun was all the way down as I watched them approach the boat once more. When they were about 100 yards away—I hit the switch! I don’t know which lit up brighter, the bottom of the boat in the water or her face! She was surprised and overjoyed, and, two months later, the novelty has not worn off—she loves lighting up the night! Thank you, Shadow-Caster! For more information on Shadow-Caster, call: 727.474.2877 or visit www.shadow-caster.com

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the thought process of Captain Kidd. When he was at his devious best, he sought places to hide his treasure, and, according to local legend, he buried a portion of it here, on Charles Island, just outside Milford Harbor. No one will ever look for it here, he thought. How times have changed. To find Milford, find the mouth of the Wepawaug River. The Wepawaug rests between the majestic Connecticut River to the east and the Housatonic River to the west, two of New England’s most storied waterways. The Wepawaug’s mouth is north of Long Island’s Port Jefferson, and marks the entrance to Milford Harbor, really just the lower reaches of the river. Coming from the west along the Connecticut shoreline, you’ll come to a long sandbar terminating at Charles Island. A red #16 flashing red bell buoy points out the end of the shoals extending off the island. Keep it to port and enter the body of water known as “The Gulf.” Coming at it from the east, you’ll spy a red #2 buoy that will clear you of Welches Point. From either angle, look toward the north for a red #4

buoy and the beginning of the channel that will bring you into Milford Harbor. Fort Trumbull Beach, off the port bow, and Gulf Beach, to starboard, will close in on you as you head for the jetties at the narrow entrance. Head upriver for Milford Landing near the head of the harbor. The marina, which caters specifically to transients, is easily discernible, a big brick headquarters building patriotically flying an American flag. Once raw and undeveloped, like the rest of the New World in the days of Captain Kidd, Milford grew into one of the most important New England communities by the time of the American Revolution. The Boston Post Road, which ran from New York City to the Massachusetts capital, passed through town; today, Route 95 does the same. With the longest coastline of any Connecticut town, Milford claims six beaches, including Silver Sands State Park. The annual oyster festival is unrivaled, the arts community unequaled, and the town green the second-longest of its type in the entirety of the six-state New England region. And if you haven’t gotten your mind off that buried treasure yet, take note: a tombolo stretching from Silver Sands allows walking access to Charles Island at low tide. Go for it.

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PIRATE FESTIVAL A treasure map, free booty, and Captain Kidd and his pirates and wenches Downtown Milford 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 203.877.711m

15 (and every Friday through August) “Summer Nights by Harbor Lihts” Ccocert Sseries Fowler Field, behind the libry 7 p.m.

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AUST ANNUALTHIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL OYSTER FESTIVAL Music, outdoor atists, and prizes Downtown Milford Oyster Eve (Friday, Augu 17), :30 pm toFridayp.m. Oyster Festival (Saturday, Augu 18),10 am a.m. 6 pmturday www.milfordoysterfestival.org 203.878.5363 SEPTST ANNUALFORTY-FIRST ANNUAL ANTIQUE FIRE APPARATUS SHOW AND MUSTER Milford Green & Eisenhowerrk 10 am a. to 5 pmp.m.


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Overnight dockage Discover Milford includes Lisman Landing Marina, free Long pump-out Overnight dockage includes free pump-out service. Other amenities Island Sound’s newestavailable all transient marina facility.include service. Otherice, amenities available include ice, laundromat, barbecue We are located area, in scenic and historic car downtown rental, laundromat, bike barbecue rental area, car rental, bike rental and handicap accessible Milford, Connecticut.showers Our mid-sound, protected and and rest handicaprooms. accessible showers and rest rooms. Of course, complimentary Milford Harbor location makes morning Milford Lisman coffee Of course, complimentary andmorning coffee and newspaper are provided. Landing a perfect stop-over port as well as an newspaper are provided. outstanding final destination for a fun and relaxing We believe that extended after We believe that will after yourwant first visit, you will want stay. your first visit, you to make Milford Lisman Landing a regular to make Milford Lisman destinaLanding a regular destination. We look forward Upon arrival atto our floating your docks, your visit. tie-up will tion. We look forward to your visit. be assisted by our trained dock staff. Once you are settled in, you are invited to stroll on our magnificent Green to view the many monuments and gardens, enter our Historical Society’s three 18th century homes, browse through our quaint shops and enjoy Raymond Swift Raymond Swift our many restaurants. Feel free to take advantage General Manager, Milford Lisman General Manager, Milford Lisman Landing of one of our well-lighted tennis or basketball courts,Landing or just hang around the marina and relax.

Marina Features:

• 40 Slips – Accommodate up to 65 Ft. • Minimum Dredge Depth – 7 Ft. M.L.W. • 30 & 50 AMP Service • Pump Out Service • Handicapped Accessible • Ice & Water • Tennis & Basketball Courts • Laundromat • Shower Facilities • Launch Ramp • Barbecue/Picnic Area • Many Restaurants & Shops within Walking Distance

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send us your best shots of Long island, Connecticut, rhode island and Massachusetts to the Captain’s Seaside Guide for a chance to win a weeklong vacation at the Lambert Beach Resort, in the British

Rules & Guidelines • Contest is open to amateur photographers only • email high-res images to: captainsphotocontest@gmail.com • submit unpublished, unframed prints (no larger than 8”x10”) or digital photo. Photos must be clearly labeled with photographer’s name, address, phone number and email address, as well as location where the photo was taken. Place labels directly on the back of photo or in email message.. • Photos will not be returned unless accompanied by a self-adressed, stamped envelop

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• Captain’s Seaside Guide retains the right to publish any photograph submitted for this contest in any of its future publications or websites. No payment for use of winning photos will be made in addition to prices awarded. a. all entries will be judged on content & quality. Decision of judges is final. b. Winning photos will appear in our 2013 edition. c. all entries must be postmarked or emailed by November 30, 2012. d. Winners will be notified by December 31, 2012

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Name________________________________________ address______________________________________ City_________________ state_____ Zip___________ Phone_______________ email___________________ Please check one: ____enclosed is a self-addresed, stamped envelope for the return of my ___photographs. ____ i do not wish to have my photos returned Mail entries to: Captain’s Seaside Guide 15 Bryant Street • East Hampton, NY 11937 or email: captainsphotocontest@gmail.com


Not to Miss CHARLES ISLAND Easy dinghy ride, can walk out at low tide. Captain Kidd’s treasures are supposedly buried on the south side of the island. GULF BEACH Gulf St., concession, restrooms, lifeguards, bird-watching, fishing pier WALNUT BEACH E. Broadway and Viscount Dr., large beach, pavilion, restrooms, picnic, lifeguards, hot spot for digging clams, low-tide, sandbar access to Charles Island. 203.783.3280

nature & sports museums & historical sites CT AUDUBON COASTAL CENTER 1 Milford Point Rd., sanctuary open to the public . 203.878.7440

DUCK POND North St. behind historic Milford City Hall Pond, waterfall, one of the state’s most romantic settings Town Green Site of concerts, crafts fairs, and art shows WILCOX PARK Across from Milford Landing, public tennis courts, basketball courts, picnic pavilion, MILFORD RECREATION DEPT. 203.783.3280

SILVER SANDS STATE PARK Beach and old fashioned boardwalk 203.783.3280

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Emergency Non-emergency police Non-emergency fire SEATOW Coast Guard, New Haven

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Medical Care Milford Hospital

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Transportation Air Tweed Airport, New Haven Bus Milford Transit CT Transit

MILFORD HISTORICAL SOCIETY 34 High Street. 203.874.2664 WHARF LANE COMPLEX AND WALKING TOUR 34 High St., featuring three centuries of charm and architecture

theatres

EASTBOUND THEATRE Co40 Railroad Ave. S., Popular plays,

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Marine Fuel and Pumpout Milford Landing Marina Milford Boat Works (also repairs)

MILFORD FINE ARTS COUNCIL Featuring photo exhibits,dance and musical performances. www.milfordarts.org. 203.878.6647

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THE ORCHARDS A municipal 9 hole course. 137 Kozlowski Rd. 203.877.8200 GREAT RIVER GOLF CLUB Tommy Fazio designed course 130 Coram Ln. 203.876.8051

203.466.8833 203.874.4507 203.624.0151

Visitor Information Milford Chamber of Commerce 203.878.0681 www.milfordct.com Downtown Milford www.downtownmilfordct.com www.captainsguide.com

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across the shifting sands at the mouth of the Connecticut. From the breakwater to the town, it’s a run of one and a half miles. At the green #5 buoy, Lynde Point will pass to port as you roll northward. Farther on, also to port, is South Cove. The deep channel swings past shallow rocks to the east, and before you know it, Saybrook Point will be off to port. You can’t miss the Saybrook Point Inn, Marina and Spa, a first-class facility as fine as any in New England waters. The marina considers your logistical needs—pump-outs, fuel, electricity—and your human desires. Food choices range from waterfront restaurants to the opportunity to grill up your own specialties dockside. If it’s a swimming pool that you need, take your pick, indoors or outdoors. Vehicle rentals are nearby. The Old Saybrook Arts Festival turns 49 this year. The Connecticut River Museum holds an annual Mahogany Memories boat show, highlighting the early days of cruising. Stop by the museum to meet and mingle with longtime lovers of the sea. And as if Old Saybrook needed anything more, the Nature Conservancy named the tidelands of the Connecticut River as one of the “Last Great Places” on earth. Yup, Old Saybrook knows what life’s all about.


Not to Miss HARVEY’S BEACH Route 154 860.395.3152

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CONCERTS ON THE GREEN Mainstreet Gazebo. Wednesday nights 7 pm Featuring jazz, country and blues

AMF SAYBROOK BOWL (Bowling Alley) 925 Boston Post Road 860.388.3488 FENWICK GOLF COURSE 580 Maple Avenue 860.388.2516 OLD SAYBROOK RACQUET CLUB Spring Brook Road 860.388.5115

PAPERBACK CAFE 210 Main Street Jazz Fri, Sat & Sun 860.388.9718 SAYBROOK POINT PARK End of College Street On the Connecticut River Walking Tour Self-guided tour highlighting 37 homes, churches and commercial buildings 860.388.3266

KATHARINE HEPBURN CULTURAL ARTS CENTER 250-seat theatre and a small museum honoring Katharine Hepburn 302 Main St 860.510.5000

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SAYBROOK MINI-GOLF Adjacent to Saybrook Point Inn 860.388.2407

museums GENERAL WILLIAM HART HOUSE 350 Main Street Home of the Old Saybrook Historical Society Open Fri, Sat & Sun 1 – 4 pm. 860.388.2622 FORT SAYBROOK MONUMENT Park College Street 860.395.3123

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Emergency Non-emergency police Non-emergency fire SEA TOW Coast Guard, New London

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860.767.3700

Transportation Bradley Int’l Airport Cross Sound Ferry AMTRAK Metro North Shoreline East

860.292.2000 860.443.5281 800.872.7245 800.638.7646 800.255.7433

Visitor Information Old Saybrook Chamber 860.388.3266 Connecticut River Valley 860.347.0028 and Shoreline Visitors Council 800.486.3346 www.captainsguide.com

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Seaport Museum defines itself as the museum of America and the sea. Start there, and you’ll soon find yourself at the Mystic Aquarium, making eye contact with beluga whales, and ordering a “slice of heaven” from the waitresses at the original Mystic Pizza. To find the Mystic Places region of southern Connecticut, find Fishers Island and the sound that bears its name east of Long Island’s Orient Point and north of Gardiners Bay. Be mindful that the sound is a rugged place studded with boulders, shoals and lobster trap buoys, so sticking to the channel here is an absolute necessity. The sound heads in an east-northeast direction toward the mainland. Once you’ve cleared the western end of Fishers Island and the Dumplings, a pair of sandy islets marked “North” and “South,” seek a black-and-red marker over Intrepid Rock. North of the rock is Groton Long Point, and directly northeast of the buoy is a green #1 buoy, marking the entrance to Mystic Harbor. The channel turns to the north. Red #2 will keep you clear of Swimming Rock, and green #3 sits near Planet Rock. If Noank and Spicer’s Marina are your destination, break off

here and head around the western shore of Mouse Island—but beware of the shallow waters. Pick up the series of private aids to navigation, and you’ll be unable to miss Spicer’s in West Noank. Look for their 680-foot breakwater, knowing that behind it lies mooring for more than 140 boats, and the answers to any maintenance problem you might have, from rigging and splicing to bottom painting. For Mystic, stay with the main channel and look for a redand-green nun stamped “MH” for Mystic Harbor. The channel will turn slightly to port at this buoy, passing Noank #6. To port, you’ll see the old Morgan Point Lighthouse, which looks like a stately old home wearing a lantern room for a cap. Hug the Morgan Point coastline and the town of Noank. As it heads northward, the channel swings east to avoid Sixpenny Island, then generally runs northward again. The landmass to starboard is Mason Island. Once you’ve hit buoys #30 and #31, you’ll be alongside Willow Point and will be able to see Murphy Point to the northeast. Keep an eye out for the Emma C. Berry, a Noank smack, a design found only here—another indication that you can be nowhere but the Mystic Places region.

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Calendar of Events mystic & noank

june 7-10

THIRTY-THIRD ANNUAL SEA MUSIC FESTIVAL Featuring music from the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Australia, Iceland, Poland, the Netherlands, France, Canada and Africa Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Avenue www.mysticseaport.org 860.572.5315

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INDEPENDENCE DAY Mystic Seaport 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 75 Greenmanville Avenue www.mysticseaport.org 860.572.5315

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2012 MYSTIC OUTDOOR ART FESTIVAL Juried show with more than 300 artists Live entertainment and refreshments Historic Downtown Mystic Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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OCEAN COMMOTION GALA Live music, dancing, dinner, live auction Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration 6 to 11 p.m. 55 Coogan Bloulevard

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860.536.3960

Emergency Non-emergency Police Non-emergency Fire TowBOAT/US SEATOW/Noank Coast Guard, New London

911 860.445.9721 860.445.9721 800.536.3128 860.572.9090 860.442.4471

Laundry Mistick Village Noank Shipyard

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Medical Care Lawrence & Memorial Hospital’s Pequot Health Center in Groton 860.446.8265 The Westerly Hospital 401.596.6000 Transportation Air Groton/NL Airport Bus SEAT Greyhouse Bus Line Train AMTRAK Mystic or New London Ferry Cross Sound Ferry Block Island Ferry Visitor Information Mystic Chamber of Commerce www.mysticchamber.org

860.445.8549 860.886.2631 860.447.3841 800.USA.RAIL 800.872.7245 860.443.5281 401.783.4613

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Not to Miss

ESKER POINT BEACH Marsh Road and Route 215 Shallow swimming area great for kids Restrooms, snack concession, picnic area with grills 860.441.6600 NOANK PLAY AREA Main Street and Ward Avenue Children’s Playground and picnic area SPICER PARK Spicer Avenue,overlooking Beebee Cove Grills, picnic areas, nesting spot for shore and seabirds

DENISON PEQUOTSEPOS NATURE CENTER 109 Pequotsepos Road Hiking trails, natural history exhibits, picnic areas and live birdsand reptiles www.dpnc.org 860.536.1216

museums & entertainment NOANK HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM Maritime interests, artifacts and town memorabilia 17 Sylvan StreetGroton 860.536.7026

MYSTIC SEAPORT A working shipyard reliving 1876 75 Greenmanville Avenue www.mysticseaport.org 860.572.5302 MYSTIC CAROUSEL AND FUN CENTER 193 Greenmanville Avenue 860.572.9949 FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO Largest casino in New England, nightly entertainment and concerts. Restaurants and shops. 39 Norwich-Westerly Road, Mashantucke twww.foxwoods.com 860.312.3000

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MYSTIC AQUARIUM 55 Coogan Boulevard Sea creatures galore and hourly shows Outdoor and indoor exhibits www.mysticaquarium.org 860.572.5955

MOHEGAN SUN CASINO Day spa, dining, shopping, sporting events and more.1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville 888.226.7711

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Seventeen years ago, Rob and I spent our honeymoon in the BVI. At that time, there was

only one company that had a powerboat for charter, and so we booked that one and only powerboat—a trawler named Manana—from Barney Crook at TMM. We had the time of our lives! Each morning, we would wake up, make breakfast and decide which island to hop to next! Times have changed, and now powerboaters have the pick of charter companies offering everything from spacious Power Cats to 70-foot Motor Yachts. But some (very important) things have not changed a bit! The water is as crystal clear as ever, the people are kind and hospitable, there are no fast food restaurants or high-rise casinos, and the views are spectacular from any vantage point. For our family, arriving in the BVI is like coming home!

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We scheduled our visit to coincide with the Christmas holidays again this year and invited some friends to join us at LAMBERT BEACH RESORT. Resort Manager Victor Martac did everything in his power to make our stay enjoyable during the resort’s transition back to the original ownership. The good news is that plans are progressing and the resort will be better than ever for the 2012-13 season. Mr Leslie, former manager of the resort, is back and is working tirelessly, together with Victor, to restore the resort to its former glory. www.lambertresort.com, 284.495.2877 Since the

restaurant at Lambert was closed for renovations during our visit, we had the opportunity to venture out a bit, as well as get creative with dining in. We stocked up at the new RITE WAY in Road Town—what a store! Gone are the days of less-than-fresh produce, questionable meats, and hit-or-miss dairy and provisions. The new Rite Way Food Market is right up there with all the top U.S. groceries. Fresh-baked goods, a deli, two huge aisles of fresh produce, frozen food, fresh meat and seafood, and all the sundries and staples you could ask for. And they do provisioning, too—you can go to their website, www.rtwbvi.com, and have your order delivered to your boat, hotel or rental! Dining Out: We have been following the development of the SCRUB ISLAND RESORT AND

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MARINA for years and have been very impressed with the innovations and attention to detail by Resort Manager, Martin Smith. The Scrub Island Marina offers 55 deep-water slips available for short or long term docking, including five specifically for larger mega-yachts up to 160 feet in length. They also have on-site provisioning as well as a dive shop and boutique in the Marina Village. The resorts restaurants are open to the public, with specials such as their Caribbean Buffet on Monday evenings, with live steel pan band music, Tapas ‘n’ Tinis on Tuesday evenings, and Cheeseburger in Paradise Buffet on Friday evenings. They even provide free ferry service to and from the resort for those dining on the island- the ferry departs Beef Island – call the resort directly for departure times. We enjoyed a fabulous dinner in their beautiful CARAVELA RESTAURANT—the food was delicious, and the service was impeccable, but it was the desserts that have us dreaming of our return next year! www.scrubisland.com, 284.440.3440 Later in the week, we traveled from Lambert Resort, on Tortola’s East End, over to NANNY CAY RESORT

AND MARINA on the island’s West End. They have really done a nice job of creating a beautiful beach and swimming area overlooking the Sir Frances Drake Channel. We arrived in the late afternoon, which gave us time to grab a drink from the BEACH BAR, go for a dip and enjoy the view of the boats crisscrossing the channel as the sun sunk slowly into the water. Then we headed upstairs to the newly renovated PEG LEGS RESTAURANT where we enjoyed a delicious dinner of island favorites, fresh fish, Traditional West Indian Roti and Conch Fritters! Relaxed, childfriendly and fun! Call to make a reservation,


284.494 0028, www.nannycay.com Our daughter’s birthday falls during the holidays, and she always get to choose where in the BVI to spend the day. Again this year, she chose the BITTER END! The staff at the Bitter End are like family and have watched Abby grow up over the years, so as soon as we stepped off the

North Sound Express, her “family” was waiting there to wish her a HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Everywhere she went that day— from the dining room to say hello to the girls, to water sports to see Kinto, to the pool to see Martin—she was treated like a celebrity! What a fun day! We even went out for a super snorkel and came upon a flock of pink flamingos! I’ve said it before, and I will say it over and over again: No trip to the BVI is complete without a visit to the Bitter End! Just tell them Abby sent you! www.beyc.com, 800.872.3392 On the water! By far, the highlight of our trip was our day spent on the water. We had so much fun a few years ago when we went out with

Dean, the owner of C&D POWERBOAT RENTALS. When we contacted him this year, he informed us that not only had he changed locations and was now located right down the road from Lambert at Major Bay, but he had upgraded his fleet of boats

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and could take us out on his brand-new 35-foot Tiara. Captain Dean welcomed us aboard—the boat was impeccably clean and stocked with soft drinks and snacks for the trip. We headed out along the north shore of Tortola, toward Jost Van Dyke, passing by SANDY SPIT and stopping at Diamond Cay for a quick dip in the “BUBBLY POOL.” Next, we headed over to NORMANS ISLAND for a little snorkeling in the caves, and then to the Bight for a bite of lunch at PIRATES! Life doesn’t get ANY better than having buckets of Bushwackers” delivered to you while floating in the cool, shallow water in front of Pirates … www.piratesbight.com, 284.496.7827, VHF Channels 16 & 69 Since we had kids on board, our final stop was their favorite: OCEANS 7 BEACH CLUB on Peter’s Island, and its giant in-water trampoline! www.oceans7online.com There is truly no better way to see the BVI than by boat, even if it’s just for the day. Call Dean at 284.495.1401 or 284.542.9104, and enjoy some luxury island-hopping! www.cdpowerboats.com Before heading home, Rob and I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of the YCCS MARINA

VIRGIN GORDA. With this state of the-art Caribbean Superyacht Marina, Victor International and Yacht Club Costa Smeralda has set an unprecedented standard in the BVI, with the highest level of services and amenities. The guests included His Excellency the Governor of the British Virgin Islands Mr Boyd McCleary, His Highness, the Aga Khan, and Princess Zahra Aga Khan; David Johnson of Victor International and his family; the Honurable Dr. Daniel Orlando Smith, OBE, Premier of the BVI, and his beautiful wife, Lorna; , Charles Tobias, owner of Pusser’s Rum and Pusser’s restaurants, and his lovely wife, Joanna; along with 300 distinguished guests from the BVI and around the world. (www.yccsmarina.com) But, alas, all good things must come to an end, and so it was that we said adieu to the BVI … until next year …

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July, Newport welcomes the Tall Ships to port, and not for the first time. But every visit to the “Sailing Capital of the World” is like starting over again, whether it’s to marvel at the ageless mansions or to see the world’s latest tennis champions in action. For calmer waters, a nature walk and a change of pace, Jamestown sits not that far away. Northeast of Block Island and northwest of Martha’s Vineyard lies Aquidneck (the other name for the island Rhode Island), at the northern edge of Rhode Island Sound. The East Passage into Narragansett Bay bisects Brenton Point, the southwestern corner of Aquidneck Island, and, to its west, Beavertail Point, the southern tip of Conanicut Island, marked by a historic lighthouse. Keep to the eastern side of the passage, clearing the red #6 bell buoy near Butter Ball Rock and the Castle Hill Lighthouse and Coast Guard Station to starboard. Run up the channel to the northeast, and take a turn to the southeast around historic Fort Adams and its dock. Look off to the east for the green #1 marker at the southern end of Goat Island— that’s Brenton Cove, due south—and follow the channel into Newport Harbor. The Newport Yachting Center should be easy to find: It’s the biggest wharf you’ll see on the

eastern shore. Keep an eye out for racing buoys all summer long, as you won’t find them on any charts. To reach Jamestown from the East Passage, cruise past Fort Adams, leaving it to starboard as you head north. Steer wide of the area known as the Dumplings off the Conanicut Island shore by staying outside the green #11 bell buoy, and watch for the channel markers to the northwest that will bring you into Jamestown. If you arrive during the Tall Ships visit, July 5 to 9, you’ll see the Picton Castle, a 179-foot Welsh-built barque that still carries educational materials to South Pacific islands; the Providence, a replica of John Paul Jones’s first ship, and the state ship of Rhode Island; the 177-foot barkentine Gazela, a Portuguese-built Grand Banks fisherman; and more. If not, you might hit a jazz festival, the Flower Show, the Black Ships Festival, boat shows, the International Tennis Hall of Fame championship tournament, or a visit by the U.S. Coast Guard training ship Eagle. Then again, you may wish to sit by the sidelines on the Jamestown shore, and watch it all from not so far away. You choose.

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Calendar of Events newport & jamestown

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THE 157TH NEW YORK YACHT CLUB REGATTA 5 Halidon Avenue Newport www.nyyc.org 401.845.9633

AMERICA’S CUP WORLD SERIES www.americascup.com/newport

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FORTY-FOURTH ANNUAL NEWPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL Chamber music programs, American debuts and gala special events Held in the city’s Gilded Age mansions www.newportmusic.org 401.846.1133

TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL BLACK SHIPS FESTIVAL Festival of friendship between Newport and Japan Multiple venues 401.847.7666

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INTERNATIONAL POLO SERIES USA vs. Jamaica Glen Farm 715 East Main Road Portsmouth www.glenfarm.com 401.846.0200

NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW Newport Yachting Center 4 Commercial Wharf www.newportboatshow.com 401.846.1115

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The colonial wharf John Bannister built was Newport’s commercial and social lifeline. Today, it offers high class dining, shopping and accommodations THE CLARKE COOKE HOUSE

Fine Dining in our upstairs rooms. THE CANDY STORE

Casual Dining on the Deck watching the world go by. GUEST ROOMS

Choose from waterfront rooms or suites and stay in the heart of downtown Newport. MARINA

Bring your boat of any size to our full service, deep-water marina. SHOPPING

Enjoy our boutiques, galleries and unique shopping experiences ENJOY THE WATERFRONT

FOR GUEST ROOM AND MARINA INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS:

401.846.4500

FOR RESTAURANT INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS:

401.849.2900 OR VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT:

www.bannistersnewport.com

newporthotel.com

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Emergency 911 Non-emergency Police 401.847.1212 Non-emergency Fire 401.846.2213 Sea Rescue 24-Hour Dispatch SEATOW 800.4SEATOW Newport 401.294.2360 TowBOAT/US 800.391.4869 Narragansett Bay 401.295.8711 SAFE SEA 401.295.8711 Coast Guard, Castle Hill 401.846.3675 Laundry Imperial Coin-Op Mall Laundromat

401.847.0124 401.847.9334

Marine Fuel Bannisters Wharf Conanicut Marina Goat Island Marina Newport Yachting Center

401.846.4500 401.423.7157 401.849.5655 401.846.1600

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Marine Repairs Newport Shipyard Newport Yachting Center Murphy Marine Oldport Marine

401.846.6000 401.846.1600 401.849.2010 401.847.9109

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401.846.6400 401.847.4950

Transportation Air Newport Airport T.F. Green Airport

401.846.9400 401.737.4000

Bus RI Public Transit Authority Bonanza Bus Lines

401.781.9400 401.846.1820

Ferry Newport to Block Island Newport to Jamestown

401.783.4613 401.423.9900

Train AMTRAK, Wakefield, RI AMTRAK, Providence, RI

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Visitor Information Newport County Convention & Visitors Bureau 800.326.6030 www.gonewport.com

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BRENTON POINT STATE PARK Harrison Ave. Hiking, fishing, and kite flying. Spectacular views of Atlantic Ocean 401.849.4562 BEAVERTAIL LIGHTHOUSE AND PARK Jamestown’s Conanicut Island. Grassy wooded areas. Walking and biking paths 401.423.9941 BAILEY’S BEACH Intersection of Bellevue Ave and Ocean Drive. Small and secluded. Great place to watch the crashing surf

GOOSEBERRY BEACH Beyond Bailey’s on Ocean Drive. Protected beach free from high surf CLIFF WALK 3.5-mile historic nature trail. Paved and rocky terrain. Ocean and mansion views. For more info call Newport Historical Society 401.846.0813

museums FORT ADAMS STATE PARK Harrison Ave, Newport 80-acre park includes Historic Fort Adams and President Eisenhower’s summer home 401.847.2400

THE JAMESTOWN WINDMILL North Road, Jamestown 1 - 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday in summer 401.423.1798 JAMESTOWN MUSEUM Free admission 92 Narragansett Avenue 401.423.0784 INTERNATIONAL YACHT RESTORATION SCHOOL 449 Thames Street 401.848.5777 www.iyrs.org

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INTERNATIONAL TENNIS HALL OF FAME 194 Bellevue Avenue 401.849.3990 www.tennisfame.com

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there in the distance ahead of you—that’s Block Island. To find the fun on Block Island, find its western shore. The island is fringed by boulders and can shoal up quickly. Give it about a half-mile berth all the way around. Once you’ve found the west side, you’ll easily find the one opening, at Grace Point, two miles south-southwest of stately Block Island North Light. Stick safely to the channel into Great Salt Pond. That channel is marked by a breakwater on the southwest side, which exhibits a light at its end. Clear the red #11 and green #12 buoys inside the harbor, and you’ve found “the Block.” Look for the biggest marina you can see, Champlin’s, and hail them on channel 68. They’ve got everything a boater needs, all the way down to a place to do some laundry before exploring the island. The “season” lingers on Block Island longer than in most places, and you can expect the island to be hopping straight through to Columbus Day. Forty percent of the island is preserved as open space, so bikers, hikers, birders and more join the beach bums and boaters in worshipping the summer in this special place that time and regional rivalries forgot.

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beaches BLACK ROCK BEACH Rocky, but worth seeing BEACH AT MOHEGAN BLUFFS 250ft. Climb to reach BALLARD’S Located in the Old Harbor. Sandy beach,volleyball nets, restaurant and bar CRESCENT BEACH Located on the east side of the island between Old Harbor and Grove Point, this two-mile stretch ismade up of the following beaches all great for kids, dogs, adults. 401.466.7717 MANSION BEACH Northern section, underneath cliffs, great for surfing SCOTCH BEACH Mid-section, off of Corn Neck Rd., convenient to anchorage areas

museums

BLOCK ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY Old Town Rd. museum open daily 10- 5 401.466.2481

CLAYHEAD NATURE TRAIL “BLUESTONE MAZE” Off Corn Neck Rd., 9 miles, no vehicles

NORTH LIGHT MUSEUM AND TOURS (beach area dangerous for swimming) Palatine Graves Near Lewis Farms Rd. 401.466.3200

GREENWAY A web of nature trails between Beacon Hilland Black Rock

SETTLER’S ROCK AND SACHEM POND North end of island, memorial erected in 1911 to commemorate landing of 1st settlers in1661

theatres

SOUTHEAST LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM TOUR located on Mohegan Bluffs 401.466.5009 FARMER’S MARKET Negus Park 401.466.3199

Block Island’s premier package store. We carry an extensive selection of domestic and imported wine and spirits, beers and micro brews, sodas, ice, cigars and cigarettes, and snacks. Plan your party! We’re here to serve you - stop in and browse. Master Card, VISA, AMEX

Convenient location on Dodge Street, Block Island

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BLOCK ISLAND NATURE CONSERVANCY PROGRAMS AND EVENTS www.nature.org 401.466.2129

ISLAND FREE LIBRARY Dodge St. 401.466.3233 www.islandfreelibrary.org

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MOHEGAN BLUFFS To the west of Southeast Light, magnificent views

EMPIRE Old Harbor. 401.466.2555 OCEANWEST THEATER at Champlin’s. 401.466.2971

Offering a fine line of 14K Gold Block Island & Nautical Jewelry 401- 466-2812 Located below the National Hotel


ALDO’S One Name Many Things...

Aldo’s Bakery Aldo’s Ice Cream Aldo’s Italian Restaurant Aldo’s Moped Rental

Weldon’s Way Block Island www.aldosbakery.com

401.466.2198 Aldo’s Bakery on the water Delivers coffee and pastries to your boat Just listen for Bobby calling Andiamo

Aldo’s the name to remember for all of your rental needs The Newest Car Rental Fleet on the Island Bikes: Hybrids & Mountain Bikes available to rent at The Boat Basin & Champlins Marina Kayak & Boat Rentals

401.466.5811

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Calendar of Events block island

june 18-22

BLOCK ISLAND RACE WEEK XXIV www.blockislandraceweek.com 203.675.9550

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INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE 11:15 a.m. FIRE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL STEAK FRY Steak, corn on the cob, potato and a drink - $20 12:30 p.m. until the food is gone

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BARBERSHOP CONCERT St. Andrews Church, Chapel Street 8 p.m. 401.466.2950

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9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 401.466.2481

september 8 37TH ANNUAL 15K RUN AROUND THE BLOCK More than 500 runners expected to participate Isaac’s Corner, Center Road 1:30 p.m. www.blockislandchamber.com 800.383.2474

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12TH ANNUAL INSHORE FISHING TOURNAMENT Benefiting the National Children’s Cancer Society - Entry fee $40 www.bifishworks.com 401.466.5392

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FOURTH ANNUAL TASTE OF BLOCK ISLAND Weekend 800.383.2474


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Harbormaster Old Harbor Dockmaster Pump-out Service

401.466.3204 401.466.3235

Emergency Non-emergency police Non-emergency fire SAFE/SEA SEATOW TowBOAT/US

911 401.466.3220 401.466.3229 401.295.8711 800.4.SEATOW 800.391.4869

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Coast Guard Marine Safety office Point Judith

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Marine Fuel Champlin’s Marina Payne’s Dock Marine Repairs A.H. Edwards Block Island Marine Medical Care Block Island Medical Center

401.466.2641 401.466.5572

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The Fastest Most Comfortable Ferry from the Mainland to Block Island New London - Old Harbor, Block Island

Get frequent traveler discounts with your Captain's Card and sign up for Block Island Rewards. It pays to take the ferry!

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Frequent Departures Service May-September

401.466.2655 401.466.2028

401.466.2974

Transportation Air New England Airlines 401.596.2460 Block Island Airport 401.466.5511 Ferry Bl to Point Judith RI 401.783.4613 High Speed Ferry 401.783.4613 Bl to Montauk NY 631.668.5700 Block Island Express From New London to Block Island Express 860.444.4624 Visitor Information Block Island Chamber of Commerce 401.466.2982 www.blockislandchamber.com Block Island Tourism Council 401.466.5200 www.blockislandinfo.com

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BEAUTIFUL FUN ACCESSIBLE FRIENDLY TASTY CLOSE TO YOU .com

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• Overnight Guest Slips & Moorings • Complimentary Launch Service • Mile-long Beach and Hiking Trails • A Beautiful, Natural Harbor Off Buzzards Bay • Shops, Galleries and Provisions On-site • World Famous Chart Room Restaurant • Reciprocity at the Kingman Yacht Club • Events Every Weekend All Summer Long • Saturday Nite Boat-in Movies • Immaculate Showers and Laundry • Competitively Priced Gas and Diesel Fuel • Complete Marine Repair Facility • Yacht Brokerage and SeaTow on Site • Brand New Every Day! 80

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Shipyard Lane Cataumet (Cape Cod) MA 02534 Tel: 508 / 563-7136 Fax: 508 / 563-6493 KingmanYachtCenter.com


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the Cleveland East Ledge Lighthouse and keep it to starboard as you enter Cleveland Ledge Channel. Beyond the green #7 and red #8 buoys, watch to the northeast for a red #2 nun buoy that marks Southwest Ledge off Scraggy Neck. Keep it to starboard and head for Red Brook Harbor. To enter the harbor, find a red-and-green nun marking Eustis Rock, and when you do, look to the southeast for the channel that’ll swing you around the southern end and the extensive shoaling of Bassett’s Island. To the southeast is Hospital Cove. Run a horseshoe pattern to buoys #10 and #11. Once you’ve passed the tip of Long Point off to starboard, turn your eyes to the east. The Kingman Yacht Center has 235 slips, 130 moorings and a restaurant facing the sunsets over the harbor. Just to the south of Kingman’s is Parker’s Boat Yard. Check in with them for fuel, repairs and their marine store. Welcome to Cape Cod! Kingman’s runs events throughout the summer, as do the local historical organizations, and even the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers interpretive staff. The second-oldest maritime school in the United States sits in the shadow of the 1933 Cape Cod Railroad Bridge. There’s plenty to see, and even more to do, on the banks of the canal.

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SECOND ANNUAL KYC WHALE WATCH CRUISE www.kingmanyachtcenter.com 508.563.7136

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IN-SHORE FISHING TOURNAMENT AND FRESH FISH FRY Kingman Yacht Center Weigh-in at 3 p.m. Fish Fry at 6 p.m. www.kingmanyachtcenter.com 508.563.7136

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SATURDAY NIGHT BOAT-IN MOVIE Free movie shown on a huge shed wall facing the docks 9 p.m. www.kingmanyachtcenter.com 508.563.7136

july 27-28

FOURTEENTH ANNUAL BASSACKWARDS SAILBOAT RACE & BEACH PARTY WEEKEND Bassetts Island www.bassackwardsrace.com www.kingmanyachtcenter.com 508.563.7136

august 6

WAREHAM GATEMEN VS. BOURNE BRAVES Cape Cod League Baseball 6 p.m. Doran Park Upper Cape Tech Sandwich Road

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“HATS OFF TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION” Eighteen models will mingle with guests wearing historic hats Wine, cheese, beer, hors-d’oeuvres 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. www.bournepreservation.org


Not to Miss cataumet & bourne

attractions APTUCXET TRADING POST MUSEUM Tues. – Sun. 24 Aptucxet Road, Bourne 508.759.8167 BOURNE SOCIETY FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION Briggs-McDermott House 22 Sandwich Road, Bourne 508.759.6120 BOURNE HISTORICAL CENTERAND ARCHIVES 30 Keene Street, Bourne 508.759.6928

MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME ACADEMY Academy Drive, Taylor Point Model ship displays, training ship Tours by appointment www.maritime.edu 508.830.5000 NATIONAL MARINE LIFE CENTER 120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay Health services for marine ani-mals 508.743.9888 PAIRPOINT CRYSTAL Oldest U.S glass company Watch glassblowers at work, gift shop 800.899.0953

CAPE COD CANAL ADMINISTRATION HQ US Army Corps of Engineers Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay Open to the Public 508.759.4431

WINE & SPIRITS PREMIUM CIGARS

G E N E R A L S TO R E

4 Barlows Landing Road, Pocasset, MA 02559

4 BARLOWS LANDING ROAD POCASSET, MA 02559 For Delivery Call 508.564.6505 508.564.6505 phonor e 508.563.1789

Official Liquor Store for Daily Deliveries to

A Sponsor of the 15th Annual Red Brook Harbor & Buzzards Bay Friday July 27 & Saturday July 28, 2012

Pick Up Your Race Application Here At Seaside Wine & Spirits ....Where You’ll Find The Coldest Beer And The Warmest Smiles TM

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Harbormaster Bourne USCG Cape Cod Carnal SEATOW/SOMASS

508.759.0623 508.888.0020 508.999.3880

Emergency Bourne Police Bourne Fire TOWBOAT/US-Onset

911 508.759.4420 508.759.4412 508.295.2226

Medical Care Tobey Hospital

508.295.0880

Marine Service Bourne Marina Kingman Marine, Cataumet Parker’s Boat Yard, Cataumet Perry’s Boat Yard, Cataumet Monument Beach Manna Taylor Point Marina

508.759.2512 508.563.7136 508.563.9366 508.759.3062 508.759.3105 508.759.2512

Transportation Bonanza Bus Lines

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you guessed it, Hyannis Harbor. North of that, you’ll find the breakwater at the mouth of the harbor. If you’re coming from the east, stay well clear of Point Gammon and its abandoned lighthouse, knowing that the approach can be exceedingly rocky. In fact, you’ll want to stay well south of Gazelle Rock, and even south of Hallett’s Rock to the south of that, which is, unfortunately, unmarked. Refer to your NOAA number 13237 chart for safety. Find that same “HH” buoy and the breakwater. Hyannis Harbor divides its bountiful waterfront beauty with Lewis Bay, which makes up the northeast corner. It’s in the northwestern corner of the bay, though, where you’ll find your best chances of finding a place to tie up and step ashore. A new information center, built as a replica of an old lifesaving station, opens the world of restaurants and shops for which Hyannis is famous, from the local stores on Main Street to the national chain stores out on Route 132. “Hyannis” is a corruption of Iyannough, the name of an ancient sachem with the Mattachiest tribe known for his hospitality to the Pilgrims. The spirit he shared carries forward today through the people of Hyannis.


Not to Miss

CAPE COD MARITIME MUSEUM 135 South Street www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org 508.775.1723

beaches

CRAIGVILLE BEACH Public Beach, full facilities Craigville Beach Road, Craigville KALMUS PARK BEACH Windsurfing on ocean side Ocean Street, Hyannis ORRIN KEYES BEACH Restrooms, refreshment stand Sea Street, Hyannis

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CAPE COD MELODY TENT www.meoldytent.org 508.775.5630

theaters museums & entertainment BARNSTABLE COMEDY CLUB JOHN F. KENNEDY MUSEUM Old Town Hall, Main Street www.jfkhyannismuseum.org 508.790.3077 CAPE COD POTATO CHIP COMPANY 100 Breed’s Hill Road, Hyannis Factory tours, gift shop 508.775.2808

Main Street, Barnstable 508.362.6333 REGAL CINEMAS Cape Cod Mall, Route 132 508.771.1666

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Beautiful,World Famous

Martha’s Vineyard

Vineyard Haven Marina is much more than just another pretty Marina. Hi, I’m Liz Wild, General Manager of this unique facility. Martha’s Vineyard is a premier vacation spot that is visited by people from all over the world. Our Marina is located in the center of one of New England’s most scenic harbors. We offer a sandy beachfront setting, a private waterview lounge, an on site full service restaurant and a West Marine Supply Store, all in a relaxed private environment. We are within walking distance of downtown shopping and dining. Our deep water dockage can accommodate vessels up to 200 feet in length with accompanying shore power, cable, wireless internet & phone service. On site gas & diesel fuel, along with showers, restrooms, laundry and car rentals. Special care is always taken to assure the privacy of our guests. We provide twenty four hour concierge service. Come to the Vineyard Haven Marina. I personally guarantee to make your Martha’s Vineyard visit an experience that will exceed your expectations.

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western end of the Middle Ground shoal area. Nine miles to the east-northeast you’ll find the other, eastern end of that hazard, marked by a green-and-red can buoy. Find that and you’ve found West Chop. Swing your way south between West and East Chops, and you’ve entered Vineyard Haven Harbor. Next stop, Oak Bluffs. Leaving Vineyard Haven Harbor, roll to starboard around East Chop, and ease up on the throttle. Oak Bluffs will come up quickly, marked by jetties. Inside this small harbor, you’ll find the Oak Bluffs Marina, the largest marina on Martha’s Vineyard. On to Edgartown Harbor! Cruise to the east-southeast for a red #2 bell buoy, heeding the green-and-red can buoy marking Squash Meadow to the north. The bell buoy will put you on the approach to Edgartown Harbor to the south. Follow the channel past #3, #4 and #6, keeping Cape Poge Light and the spit of sand known as Cape Poge Elbow to port as you go. Round the red #8 and head for the inner harbor, around Chappaquiddick Point. Pick a port, grab lunch and let island time begin.

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beaches BRANT POINT BEACH Scenic, no lifeguard, strong currents CHILDREN’S BEACH Playground, bandstand, lifeguard, restrooms, showers DIONIS BEACH Lifeguard, restrooms, sheltered by dunes FRANCIS STREET BEACH No lifeguard, kayak rentals, restroom JETTIES BEACH Lifeguard, playground, volleyball nets, restrooms, showers, restaurant STEPS BEACH Steep steps to access, gentle surf CISCO BEACH Hummock Pond Road Heavy surf, lifeguard

MADAKET BEACH Famous for incredible sunsets

sports & nature

WINDSWEPT CRANBERRY BOG TRAIL Polpis Road 508.228.2884

museums

ARA’S TOURS 508.221.6852

theater

AFRICAN MEETING HOUSE 23 York Street. 508.228.9833 MARIA MITCHELL ASSOCIATION 4 Vestal Street. 508.228.9198 MARIA MITCHELL AQUARIUM 28 Washington Street 508.228.5387 NANTUCKET ATHENAEUM LIBRARY India Street. 508.228.1110 NANTUCKET HISTORICAL ASSOC. 15 Broad Street. 508.228.1894 NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP BASKET MUSEUM 49 Union Street 508.228.1177

How to look your best when you’ve just stepped off the boat.

the uncommon stores HOME OF

Nantucket RedsTM

OUR BRAND OF RED COTTON CLOTHES. OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 62 Main Street Nantucket, MA 02554 508.228.0437

1.800.368.2134 www.nantucketreds.com email: reds@nantucket.net

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SIASCONET GOLF CLUB 9-hole course. 508.257.6596 SANFORD FARM & RAM PASTURE WALKING TRAIL Madaket Road. 508.228.2884 SHEARWATER EXCURSIONS Eco tours of waters around the Island. 508.228.7037

DREAMLAND THEATER 19 S. Water Street 508.228.5356 STARLIGHT THEATER 1 North Union Street 508.228.4435

Helpful Information service

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Harbormaster Edgartown Oak Bluffs Vineyard Haven Nantucket

508.627.4746 508.693.4355 508.696.4249 508.228.7260

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Emergency Nantucket Fire Nantucket Police SEATOW S. Mass TowBOAT/US USCG Menemsha USCG Nantucket

508.228.2323 508.228.1212 508.999.3880 508.362.3040 508.645.2611 508.228.0398

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Laundry MV Airport Laundromat Nantucket Deliverall

508.693.5005 508.228.1689

Marine Fuel and Pumpout Edgartown Town Docks Oak Bluss Marina Tisbury Wharf Company, VH Nantucket Marine Nantucket Boat Basin

508.627.4746 508.693.4355 508.693.9300 508.228.5510 508.228.1333

Medical care Vineyard Medical Services, VH 508.693.4400 MV Hospital 508.693.0410 Nantucket Cottage Hospital 508.825.8100 Transportation Air Cape Air Ferry Steamship Authority To Woods Hole To New Bedford Hy-Line Cruises to Hyannis Island Queen to Falmouth

800.352.0714 508.477.8600 866.453.6800 800.492.8082 508.548.4800

Visitor Information MV Chamber of Commerce 508.693.0085 Nantucket Chamber of Commerce 508.228.1700 www.mvol.comwww.nantucket.net


On Tortola’s north shore is one of the Deluxe accommodations Caribbean’s finest cove beaches. We are proud the BVI’s largest swimming pool to call it home to Lambert Beach Resort. playground facilities for children Nestled in a lush tropical amphitheater sloping toward beautiful clubhouse for all occasions the sea to one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches. a wonderful restaurant Palm fringed and covered with sparkling white sand, swim-up bar Lambert Beach, almost a half-mile long - a secluded extensive water sports activities retreat where flowering vegetation, tall palm trees, & tennis courts. and the sea combine to provide escape.

Lambert Beach Hotel, Tortola, British Virgin Islands Phone: 284-495-2877 Fax: 284-495-2876 web: www.lambertresort.com email: LambertResort@yahoo.com www.captainsguide.com

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