Category Archives: Sailing/Yachting

More beach fun under the sun

June 25, 2016- These photos were taken at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich.

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Canadian conglomerate Brookfield Property makes flagrant land grab of public park space

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Why did the BPCA and Brookfield Property want to stop bike riders from going past the marina

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Brookfield’s use of the marina is your worst nightmare

Update May 21, 2016- This failed exhibition race finally aired on NBC. However, the billionaire who owns Oracle pays the network to air this, as an infomercial for his hobby. There is

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It’s official. Canadians have stolen the public park North Cove Marina from you.

Update May 23, 2016- The CB1 discussed the new policy that makes the docks off-limits. Members

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The new office for Offshore Sailing Class

April 5, 2016- The new Offshore Sailing office in the Mercantile Exchange building by the Irish Memorial is open.

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Exclusive: Brookfield makes a mockery of the sailing school

March 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Last year was the first year for the Brookfield-managed “sailing school” and the season was disaster.

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Why is there a huge crane in North Cove Marina?

April 1, 2016- With no public approval and no BPCA board meetings for three months, the BPCA is

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Exclusive: Brookfield wanted to keep Fortenbaugh’s sailing school but BPCA did not allow it

(6,000 people have read this as of September 26, 2015) June 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has obtained the final RFP application for the North Cove Marina submitted

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New Yorker Magazine covers our story on kayak activists

July 23, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the July 29th edition of New Yorker Magazine, journalist Nick Paumgarten covered our

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Photos 8-16-2015

August 16, 2015

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Images from Grand Banks oyster bar

June 11, 2015

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BPCA Chairman Mehiel spends 15-minutes defending his 148-foot mega-yacht

January 22, 2015- During the BPCA board meeting today, which voted on the RFP for the North Cove Marina,

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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Two cruise ships in NY Harbor

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No activity in the new “sailing school”

July 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The new “sailing school” that has supposedly replaced Mike Fortenbaugh’s is getting

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The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks

July 5, 2015- The Pier 26 boathouse kayaks that you can take out for free. 

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Brookfield wants to bring booze-cruise party boats to the marina

May 6, 2015- By Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting last night, Brookfield Properties, the new operator of the North Cove Marina,

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Exclusive: Marina contract finalized

Update June 9, 2015- The BPCA board convened today and made no mention of this 800-pound gorilla in the room.

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Brookfield and BPCA bring in a politically correct company to run sailing school

May 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV previously reported, the new operators of the North Cove Marina, which

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Coast Guard has to tug in small boat of 6 recreational sailors caught in storm

May 31, 2015- The first big storm of the summer season caught a group of young sailors in

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