Eight Bells: Jeff Hammer

Jeff Hammer DreadlocksJeff Hammer of Huntington, NY passed away this week. Jeff’s Tartan 10 Dreadlocks was a fixture in the western Long Island Sound racing community. “Having fun was a priority on the race course and Pros and screamers were not allowed” said Dave Kellogg.

Jeff was a member of Lloyd Harbor Yacht Club and for the past few years on the executive board of the YRA of LIS.

A Memorial Service for Jeff will take place Tuesday April 12, 2016 at the United Methodist Church of Huntington Cold Spring Harbor, 180 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 11743. Service will begin at 4pm followed by a pot luck reception in the Church’s fellowship hall. Family friendly service and children welcome.

If you would like to contribute a dish, please drop it off at the church anytime on the 12th. In lieu of flowers, please bring a spring plant such as tulips as they were Jeff’s favorite; or make a donation on his behalf to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) at

A celebration of his life will be held in May at a local yacht club. Details to follow…..

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