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The Soundness of the Long Island Sound

The Soundness of the Long Island Sound

October 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The Soundness of the Long Island Sound   Technically, the Long Island Sound is not a sound. In geography, a sound is a sizeable sea or ocean inlet or a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land. In actuality, the Long Island Sound is an estuary, and a vast one at that. […]

Eyes in the Sky

Eyes in the Sky

July 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Now through Labor Day, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) will be flying over the Long Island Sound. The 56,000 members nationwide of CAP are part of the all-volunteer U.S. Air Force Auxiliary. CAP is part of the Total Force that includes the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, and Air National Guard. With a fleet of […]

Floatable Trash

Floatable Trash

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

While working my way through obtaining a marine science degree, I was lucky enough to be taken on as a vet tech at an animal hospital. It was in Mamaroneck, a lovely town in Westchester with a pretty little harbor on the Long Island Sound. I was struck at the time by how often we […]

A Sound Education

A Sound Education

March 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. The Webb Institute, nestled along the Long Island Sound in Glen Cove, is a unique college. Originally founded in the Bronx in 1889 by shipbuilder and philanthropist William H. Webb, this academic gem has just one major — naval architecture and marine engineering. Webb has a small student body; the current number of students […]

Enjoying the Ride: Seasickness Treatments and Prevention

Enjoying the Ride: Seasickness Treatments and Prevention

July 21, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There is nothing worse then feeling ill, especially when you are doing something you enjoy! Though many boaters experience some degree of motion sickness on the sea, there are many ways to prevent and treat it before it spoils your time aboard. Motion sickness is a normal response to movement. It can occur as the […]