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West Harbor

West Harbor

March 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the most protected bodies of water by Oyster Bay, West Harbor is in the northwest part of Oyster Bay Harbor, to the west side of Centre Island. This is a wide open area where you can drop anchor, hang out, ooh and ahh at the large homes and mega yachts you see, and take a […]

Oyster Festival

Oyster Festival

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When October arrives in Oyster Bay, it’s time to get ready for the Oyster Festival.  Billed as the east coast’s largest waterfront festival, this year’s festival — the 32nd annual one— offers plenty of fun things to do on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18. Activities include fun rides, amusements, and a midway with […]

Circling Long Island

Circling Long Island

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

An engaging and entertaining summer boat vacation is practically at your doorstep. A trip around Long Island is 250 nautical miles (which is not much more than visiting Block Island), and it can be completed in less than two weeks. While your pauses may vary, we’ve put together a fun itinerary of harbor-side stopovers. You can start this trip from any harbor and reverse our directions, depending on your starting point.

The Sand Hole

The Sand Hole

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Sand Hole at the east side entrance to Oyster Bay Harbor at Lloyd Point is a wonderfully calm and tranquil place to spend a day at anchor.

Long Island’s Coves & Anchorages

Long Island’s Coves & Anchorages

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Click on each highlighted cove listing below to read our review. North Shore Coves & Anchorages (West to East) Little Bay Leeds Pond North Hempstead Town Beach West Harbor The Sand Hole Lloyd Harbor Sand City Nissequogue River Whitehall Beach Pirates Cove South Shore Coves & Anchorages (West to East) Plumb Beach Short Beach Zach’s […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

In 1978, I owned a 1971 24’ Revelcraft with a 318 Chrysler salt-water-cooled inboard engine.   This was a very comfortable boat, capable of taking me and my fiancée on extended-day adventures away from the mooring in Oyster Bay. One beautiful day, we decided to take the boat across the Long Island Sound to Connecticut. […]

Developing Sailors and Expanding Racing at the Oakcliff Sailing Center

Developing Sailors and Expanding Racing at the Oakcliff Sailing Center

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Oakcliff Sailing Center is possibly Oyster Bay’s best kept (local) secret. Internationally, however, it is known as a center for world-class competitive sail racing.-Teams come from Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Virgin Islands, Denmark, Sweden, and England to take part in regattas. Closer to home, sailors regularly come from New Jersey and Massachusetts […]

Bay Day Festival at the WaterFront Center

Bay Day Festival at the WaterFront Center

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The WaterFront Center in Oyster Bay is holding its Bay Day Festival on Sunday, June 6th. Designed to “celebrate and promote environmental awareness,” the day promises to be fun for the entire family.