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Senate Panel Passes Legislation to Protect Long Island Sound

By Benjamin Cesare

Without Passage of Legislation, Long Island Sound Stands To Lose Millions In Federal Dollars On June 22, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D – NY), a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Charles E. Schumer (D – NY), Joseph Lieberman (I – CT) and Richard Blumenthal (D – CT) announced a key Senate panel’s passage of legislation to bring federal dollars to support the restoration of Long Island Sound. The Sound borders New York and…

Wave Theory – And Practice, Part II

By Benjamin Cesare

Wave Theory – And Practice, Part II

by VINCENT PICA When we first put together the column on waves (see “Cat’s Paws to Grey Beards: Wave Theory – and Practice,”October 2012), I noted that we’d get back to waves and talk about different kinds of waves – tsunamis, deep, shallow, non-wind, etc. – and the effect they have on mariners. This column completes that promise. Wind Creates Waves Almost always, this is true. Almost. There are what scientists call “non-wind” waves; the two most common are…

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On Watch

On Watch – Katie Bradford

By Chris Szepessy

On Watch – Katie Bradford

As the owner of Custom Marine Canvas in Noank, CT, Katie Bradford has turned her passion for sailing and sewing into a successful business. She’s also the Co-founder and President of New London Community Boating, a non-profit organization that has introduced hundreds of kids to the sport. “I’ve been sewing since I was a kid, and I started sailing at Thames Yacht Club in New London in 1976,” says Katie, who lives in Mystic. “My mom, Carolyn Leuze,…

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