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Lighthouse Keeper and Heroine Kate Moore Honored

By Benjamin Cesare

Lighthouse Keeper and Heroine Kate Moore Honored

By Wayne Brown The U.S. Coast Guard and officials have honored Kathleen “Kate” Moore, the keeper of Black Rock Harbor Lighthouse on Fayerweather Island at the mouth of Block Rock Harbor in Bridgeport, CT. Moore, who kept the light for 61 years, is credited with saving 21 lives. Moore’s father Stephen Moore, an injured captain, was appointed keeper of the light, and the family moved, in 1817,to a house near the light. Bridgeport Historian Mary Witkowski said…

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Racing

New Race Around Lighthouses Supports their Preservation

By Benjamin Cesare

New Race Around Lighthouses Supports their Preservation

Shennecossett Yacht Club in Groton, CT is sponsoring a unique regatta this summer on August 2. The inaugural SYC Lighthouse Regatta is an Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association sanctioned circuit race. Weather permitting, the plan is to have six racing classes sent on a 14-mile course up and down Fishers Island Sound. The course will encompass three lighthouses – New London Ledge (pictured), North Dumpling, and Latimer’s Reef – with views of six more lighthouses, making for an exciting navigator’s race.

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Summer Sailstice Fundraiser for Ocean Conservation

By Benjamin Cesare

Summer Sailstice Fundraiser for Ocean Conservation

Summer Sailstice, the worldwide celebration of sailing that seeks to unite the global sailing community to do something fun and beneficial for the oceans, and Sailors for the Sea, a Newport, RI-based nonprofit organization that educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans, are challenging sailors to collectively sail a symbolic circumnavigation of the globe during the 14th annual Summer Sailstice on June 21, 2014.

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