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The Coast Guard License Many classroom and directed study options are available to those seeking an US Coast Guard Captains License. Selecting the correct option depends upon your level of expertise in addition to the amount of time and money that you are willing to...

Thanks for the college education Mom and Dad, but I’m going sailing! I hear this all the time: “I think I might want to change careers;” “you are so lucky you are a professional sailor;” or, “what a lifestyle!” The reality is sailing professionally is hard work...

Exciting and physical racing greeted competitors last weekend as the took to West Harbor in Oyster Bay, NY. Winds were WSW to NW and ranged from a steady 12 to a gusty 30 knots. A coordinated team boat handling technique was critical in order to...

By now we all know that there is a hurricane coming towards the Eastern Seaboard. Right now it seems to be weakening and veering off just a tiny bit to the East. This is good news for Oyster Bay where the winds...

The 2010 Oakcliff Invitational Clinegatta had three very good days of warm winds surrounding two not so good days. The field was very competitive and the tricky and varied wind conditions were a true test of all-round sailing ability with a dash of patience...