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  1. Sailing on the Lower Hudson River

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi. I just took my ASA 1 and live in one of the river towns along the lower Hudson. I want suggestions on which small boat is appropriate for the area. I would prefer something under 20 feet, and something with a sprit or lug sail. Any suggestions?
  2. Sail from Erie Canal to Hudson/NY Bay

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi, my name is Autumn - a graduate student from the University of Pennsylvania. I am conducting research along the Hudson River/Erie Canal and was wondering if I could hitch a ride with someone who is going through the lock system next week (Any time September 21-30). Looking to hop on around...
  3. Foam/cushion shops in NYC/Hudson Valley

    Gear & Maintenance
    Hi all-- My plan is to make the interior cushions on a Bristol 27 myself, and I'm researching options to purchase the foam (and possibly have it professionally cut). Any foam/cushion outfits in NYC/Hudson Valley you would recommend? Also: Any advice? Thinking 3-4 inch closed cell foam is the...
  4. Sailing on Hudson river

    US Northeast
    Hello! I am planning on sailing from the Bear Mountain area (or maybe start closer to NYC) to Great Kills, Staten Island. Would appreciate for any advice in regards to the convenient launch area (will trailer the boat one-way), place for overnight stay, and any other general advice from sailors...
  5. Crew Available- NYC area sailing

    Crew Wanted/Available
    Hi. I am a beginner sailor looking to get some more experience and time on the water. I have completed the basic keelboat course and participate in weekly club sails and races. However, I am looking to gain some experience on some larger cruising boats than the 26ft race boats the club...
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