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Sweeney’s Wake

Sweeney’s Wake

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Don claimed he had never agreed to go on a Sunday morning boat ride. In fact, he claimed to have no recollection of any conversation that involved heading out at 10:00 am after playing until 2:00 am out in Westhampton. While he was not completely awake, he was fully dressed, albeit in the western wear […]

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

My girlfriend Robin, my brother Peter, my 6-year-old niece, Abby, and I set out early for the first “shakedown” cruise of the season. We were excited about the trip to my new marina in Oceanside on my newly re-powered 19-foot Winner. The plan was to travel from Massapequa Cove to the State Channel, pass Jones […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Traveling from Bellmore Creek to Reynolds Channel was certainly stressful; we were in unfamiliar, small, shallow waters. The tension was high for a captain making my first big trip while simultaneously trying hard to protect my brand new investment. We went very slowly, our vision obscured by the vapors.