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Publisher's Log

2012 December – What Would Shackleton Do?

By Chris Gill

2012 December – What Would Shackleton Do?

Building & Land Technology (BLT) owns several parcels of land on Stamford Harbor that are in varying stages of development. Where once stood a full service marina is now a cleared lot, sitting in limbo awaiting development. Whether this will be a new office park or a refurbished marina remains to be seen, but BLT has their vision for the site and the some of the local boating community and residents have another.

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On Watch

On Watch – Amory Ross

By Chris Szepessy

On Watch – Amory Ross

A love of sailing and a passion for creating stunning images of the sport have taken professional photographer and videographer Amory Ross across the Atlantic with the Oakcliff All-American Offshore Team and around the world with PUMA Ocean Racing, and he’s currently working with the America’s Cup defender, Oracle Team USA. Amory, known to his many friends as “Amo,” grew up in Morristown, NJ and did some sailing on the Jersey Shore each summer. “My mom grew up…

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Sound Environment

Rozalia Project Summer 2012 Trash Tour: A lot of marine debris and amazing interns!

By Chris Szepessy

Rozalia Project Summer 2012 Trash Tour: A lot of marine debris and amazing interns!

by REBECCA INVER MOFFA  What an amazing 2012 Summer Trash Tour we’ve had at Rozalia Project for a Clean Ocean! Starting June 3, we boarded our 60-foot mothership American Promise: Captain Kyle Vowels, first mate Sloane Suciu, interns Kayla Lubold, Laura Dunphy and Blais Hickey, Rozalia Project’s director Rachael Miller and me, the Science and Education Coordinator. Over the next few weeks we towed our nueston net off the Isles of Shoals, removed thousands of pieces of trash from beaches…

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Coop's Corner

Stay On The Boat!

By Joe Cooper

Stay On The Boat!

MAN OVERBOARD!!! There can be no more penetrating cry heard aboard a boat. Thus drills, techniques and equipment for recovering a M.O.B. are at the forefront of any seminar on offshore sailing. We are all admonished to wear life jackets when afloat, but a life jacket does not help us stay on the boat.

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Letters

Sound Off! Solidarity

By Benjamin Cesare

Sound Off! Solidarity

We knew that Bill Sandberg’s Sound Off! column in our September issue, entitled “Why Kids Don’t Want to Sail,” would strike a chord with our readership. Below are responses that reflect people’s opinions on Bill’s insight into this oft-discussed topic.

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