Around Long Island Regatta Start From My Veranda

More than 70 boats set off just a few boat lengths from Ellis Island Thursday afternoon for the 200-miles race around Long Island. Usually, the race starts off the Rockaways. This year, the start line was in the shadow of lower Manhattan.

Thanks to Jim Chambers for a place on the Osprey to watch all nine divisions start.

Wish I could have joined them but …

I do hope they return here again next year and that Zennora and I will be part of the race.

I have many other shots and If you send me your boat’s name and/or sail number I will look to see what I have.

Also, if anyone from S/V Encore reads this, message me. I have a rather, umm, interesting picture that will make the crew smile.


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