Conanicut Marina

On Watch

On Watch – J. Russell Jinishian

By Chris Szepessy

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With a very large number of paintings, drawings, ship models, sculpture and scrimshaw on display, the J. Russell Jinishian Gallery, located at 1899 Bronson Road in Fairfield, CT, is the nation’s foremost gallery of fine marine and sporting art.


Oliver Hazard Perry Teen Summer Camps

By Benjamin Cesare

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The first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in America In over a century will begin sailing this spring, and teens from around the country and the world will board in July and August for thrilling one- and two-week Education at Sea camps.

From the Captain of the Port

Quick, Honey, Put This On!

By Vincent Pica

A number of years ago, as I was doing a (free) vessel exam for the owner of a very substantial yacht, I got to the part where I ask to see the life jackets. He pointed me to a locker, which I opened to find the life jackets, stowed under an anchor, chain and additional rode. This column is about that.


Broker Tips: Just Make an Offer

By Benjamin Cesare

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During spring, we all hear brokers urging our customers to just “make the seller an offer,” or “give me a number that I can give to my seller.” Or, my favorite, “Just make an offer, you have nothing to lose!” The fact is making an offer on a yacht through a Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) is no different than making an offer on a favorite vacation property or condo that you have been dreaming about and are now in a position to buy.

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