Category Archives: Sailing/Yachting

All local electeds now send letter to BPCA supporting the cancellation of marina RFP

December 29, 2014 Chair Dennis Mehiel Battery Park City Authority 200 Liberty St New York, NY 10281 Dear Chair Mehiel, We write regarding the recent resolution of Manhattan Community Board #1 (CB1) regarding the Battery Park

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BPCA measures the curtains for new marina operator

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Manhattan Borough President sends letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to BPCA

December 23, 2014- Gale A. Brewer, Office of the President, Borough of Manhattan, The City of New York   Dennis Mehiel Chairman & CEO, Battery Park City Authority, New York, NY 10281 Dear Chairman Mehiel: I write regarding the upcoming

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Exclusive: BPCA informs Mike Fortenbaugh that he has to evacuate the marina

(5,000 people have read this story, as of December 13) December 10, 2014 (3:42 PM)- By Steven E. Greer As suspected, it seems that the marina operator RFP was awarded to some group other than the current operator, Mike Fortenbaugh.

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CB1 feels the heat, backpedals on Swiss Neutrality stance toward marina RFP, passes new resolution

December 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the huge turnout for the SaveNorthCove rally and subsequent New York Times article, and BatteryPark.TV

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Toy train exhibit at North Cove Marina

December 15, 2013- The William Wallace barge has been converted into a really neat thing for the kids, lasting until December 24th.

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How you can help save North Cove Marina

Click here to join SaveNorthCove and also contact your local officials.

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Despite promises otherwise, party boats plan to dock at Pier-A

Update November 3, 2014- No one from this

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Downtown Dance Festival: Day 2

August 18, 2014- The second day of the Downtown Dance Festival featured

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Exclusive: Mike Fortenbaugh gets more support for his marina

October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We have learned that State Senator Dan Squadron and

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The Queen Mary 2 in Brooklyn

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Sheldon Silver writes letter in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s marina

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The most powerful man in New York State politics, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has written a letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Exclusive: Brookfield likely to take over North Cove Marina

October 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned from sources close to the BPCA that

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A day at North Cove Marina condensed into 22-seconds

By Barry Hauptman  

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The Pier 26 boat house is introduced to the community

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Photo tour of the Pier 26 free kayak center

August 17,2014- By Steven E. Greer Graeme Birchall has been running the free kayaking services at

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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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The Sixth Dennis Conner International Yacht Club Challenge in New York Harbor

Press release- NEW YORK, NY, August 11, 2014 – Nineteen teams of amateur club sailors from 14 nations will come together from August 15th to 17th to compete in the Sixth Dennis Conner International Yacht Club Challenge organized by

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Kayak activist receives threats

July 29, 2014- The Post has an article about the ferry boat horn honking, and in it they mention that the ringleader of the kayak activism,

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Too big for Manhattan

August 9, 2014- The 255-foot Amaryllis is too big for the North Cove Marina, where 144-feet or so is the maximum, so this rent-a-yacht is out in the harbor. You too can rent it, here.

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