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On Watch

On Watch – Mistral Dodson & Mike Smith

By Chris Szepessy

On Watch – Mistral Dodson & Mike Smith

New England Science & Sailing (NESS), a US Sailing-certified community sailing center in Stonington, CT that also teaches marine science and adventure water sports to students from age 4 to adult, is fortunate to have Mistral Dodson and Michael Smith on staff. Mistral and Mike have strong backgrounds in outdoor education and have been with NESS since its inception in 2008. She is the Marine Science and Adventure Sports Program Director and he’s a Marine Science Program Director….

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Sound Environment

Grading the Sound

By Chris Szepessy

Grading the Sound

by LEAH SCHMALZ AND KYLA MILES In January, Save the Sound, a program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, released its 2011 State of the Sound Report. The first of its kind, the report issues grades measuring the efforts put forth by Connecticut and New York to protect and preserve Long Island Sound. Guided by the Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan (CCMP), the report is divided into four main topics: habitat, water quality, stewardship, and emerging issues. Connecticut and New…

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Book Review

Soliton

By Chris Szepessy

Soliton

A giant wave comes ashore in Newport, RI, flooding much of Aquidneck Island and killing several hundred people. A few weeks later, after the start of the Newport Bermuda Race, another monstrous wave, known as a soliton, sinks several racing yachts and drowns dozens of sailors. Then another huge wave destroys much of Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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