Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, founded in 1922 in the seaside village of Cold Spring Harbor, NY, has signed on as title sponsor of this year’s Around Long Island Regatta (ALIR). Well known “around Long Island” for its iconic whale logo, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is an ideal partner for this iconic race. ALIR host club Sea Cliff Yacht Club is proud to welcome the company as the title sponsor. “I hope that other Long Island companies see the value in supporting the ALIR, and this is just the start,” said SCYC Commodore Steve Feinsilver.


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“Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is a Long Island company through and through,” said Chief Executive Officer Deirdre O’Connell. “Supporting the Around Long Island Regatta is a natural fit. We don’t just sell the Long Island lifestyle, we live it and love it. We are proud to sponsor an event that epitomizes some of the best of what Long Island has to offer to residents and visitors.”

ALIR Committee Chairperson Shana Spanier-Ciniski stated, “Having Daniel Gale as a sponsor is very exciting. Their support can only make a great event even better. Excuse the pun, but this year’s race will be a whale of a good time, thanks to Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.”

The 46th Annual Long Island Regatta is a 206-mile race that starts with a breathtaking vista at the base of the Statue of Liberty and circumnavigates Daniel Gale’s beloved island with a busy New York Harbor first leg. After a long run down the south shore, and around Montauk and Orient Points, the course runs up Long Island Sound to finish at the Breakwater in Hempstead Harbor. Open to all sailboats 24 feet or longer, with ten different divisions, the regatta is a geared toward serious racers, cruising boats and weekend sailors looking to challenge themselves. Race dates are July 27 – 30. For more information and to register, visit ALIR.org. ■