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Sound Environment

Grading the Sound

By Chris Szepessy

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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…

Book Review


By Chris Szepessy

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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.

Publisher's Log

2012 July – Write for Your WindCheck!

By Chris Gill

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We’re on the lookout for someone to write a monthly (or semi-regular) column, as well as folks who simply want to share a special experience with fellow boating enthusiasts. So if you have a story to tell, a helpful hint to offer or rant to rave, send us what you’ve got.

On Watch

On Watch – Mistral Dodson & Mike Smith

By Chris Szepessy

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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…

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