Thursday, January 18, 2018

Blue-Green Harmful Algal Blooms

Blue-Green Harmful Algal Blooms

August 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.   Summer’s heat creates an ideal condition for blue-green algal blooms (cyanobacteria) to form in freshwater lakes and ponds across Long Island. These blooms are a natural part of fresh water ecosystems, and can become massive under the right conditions of sunlight, temperature, and nutrient concentrations. They discolor the water and leave scum and […]

Sailing over Frozen Waves

Sailing over Frozen Waves

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Most sailors enjoy spring, summer, and fall days on the water. They see the sights, challenge each other in regattas and club races, and vacation aboard. Yet once winter sets in most sailors — even the die-hards nicknamed “Frostbite Dinghies” — head south or head home. However, there’s a group of committed sailors who don’t […]

Mid-Life Ices

Mid-Life Ices

March 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Jordan Glaser credits his competitive drive and his nautical background to Long Island’s waterways. He sailed every summer at his family’s waterfront homes in Lake Ronkonkoma, and later, in Lake Panamoka. When he and his brother were just eight and five years old, respectively, they pooled together enough money (along with their father’s help) to buy a used Sailfish. They started racing—and winning—in regattas against seasoned adults.

Love at First Ice

Love at First Ice

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Love at First Ice – Racing Ice Boats