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  1. Greetings from Manhasset Bay/Long Island Sound

    Introduce Yourself
    Greetings fellow sailors, I recently bought a Sabre 34-2 and have been taking it out at least once or twice a week (weather permitting). I have been sailing on rentals for the last 4-5 years but just starting to assess the responsibilities that come with being a boat owner. I will need a lot...
  2. Summer Cruise itinerary: NYC to Shelter Isl, Sag, Montauk, Block, MV & back

    US Northeast
    We're planning a summer cruise east on our Cape Dory Intrepid 9M. We've done a number of 2 day cruises to Sandy Hook, Peekskill & Bannerman's Island, Stamford, and Northport, but this will be our longest cruise by far. We're leaving July 10th and coming back the weekend of the 25th/26th. Here...
  3. NY/CT/LIS Boatyard & Marina help?

    US Northeast
    tl;dr I need advice on reasonable boat work nearish to NYC and a 2015 season marina up to 2 hours by train from NYC. Hi all! My husband and I are bringing our '74 Islander 37 from Ventura, CA to the East Coast because we recently had to move because of work. We are fairly new to sailing and...
  4. Sailors moving from Cali to LIS, need new boat friends!

    Introduce Yourself
    Hi all! I'm Victoria. So happy to stop lurking and really join the community! I'm here to meet fellow sailors and get advice for the Long Island Sound Area. More specific posts to follow. About two years ago, my now-husband and I bought a gorgeous 1974 Islander 37 -- The Scallywag. We docked...
  5. My own mooring on L.I. Sound?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi I'm new to the north shore of Long Island. (Suffolk County). Waterfront. Though I have two harbors nearby (Port Jeff and Mt. Sinai) what's the rules about having a mooring in the Sound off my property? It would be a lot more convenient and cheaper, right?
  6. Shopping for 22-26' Sailboat - looking for suggestions

    Boat Review and Purchase Forum
    Hi everyone - new to SailNet. I live in CT on the Western LI Sound. I am looking for a 22-26 foot sailboat with a fin keel, skeg hung rudder, outboard power, and tiller steering. Needs to be able to sail in relatively light winds but also handle ok in 15-20 kts. Roller furling is a nice...
  7. Moving sailboat from Annapolis to Maine

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    We will be sailing/motoring a 40-foot sailboat with a 8-10 draft, deisel engine in April 2012 from Annapolis to Maine. Anticipated crew is captain plus 3. We're looking for objective information about routes, draft/ bridge clearances etc. Considering C&D canal vs going out the Chesapeake under...
  8. Corinthian Challenge

    We are hosting a new regatta this year for boats skippered and crewed entirely by Corinthian members (under the age of 37) of yacht clubs on Long Island Sound. Each club can enter as many boats as they can man entirely with their own Corinthian members. Older owners can watch, but not...