Browsing: cruises

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It’ll soon be a year since we first reported a seal sighting at the dock of the Miramar Yacht Club. The adorable animal was seen just lounging around, getting his tan on. At the time a yacht club member said he has never seen a seal in the waters of Sheepshead Bay; it was unheard of.…

Arts & Music
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Ever needed a break from city living? The cars, buses, trains; streets teaming with people and noises and smells… the hurrying everywhere. A trip out of town will cost you, but Sheepshead Bay’s blessed with a local, cheap option: a beautiful Saturday afternoon sail along Jamaica Bay, learning about its history and wildlife. That’s what I…

Events
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If you’re looking to escape the city streets for a few hours and relax while learning about the natural wonders so close to home then consider taking a ride on one of the Jamaica Bay cruises. These three-hour cruises depart from Pier 2 at Emmons Avenue and Bedford Avenue. The first is this Saturday, May…

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Today’s 2 p.m. Succos (a.k.a. Sukkot, Sukkos, סוכות, or סֻכּוֹת) cruise from Sheepshead Bay sets sail with a full house. But worry not, you can still get on another boat set to sail today, tomorrow, or Thursday. Sukkos – or any of its alternative names – is a week-long Jewish holiday, connected to the harvesting…

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(Photo courtesy of vracing via Flickr) For all the bird-brains out there, the New York City Audubon Society has planned a Jamaica Bay Sunset Cruise departing from Sheepshead Bay this weekend, Saturday, June 20th. South Brooklyn residents are lucky to live near one of the Northeast’s best bird-watching locales – Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. This…

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Whoever said that Sheepshead Bay party boats are dispensable probably never had their boat overturned in the windy waters. Early Sunday morning on May 10, 2009, a 25-foot boat carrying six anglers was overturned when the winds and waves forced them into the chilly waters of Jamaica Bay. Thankfully, a dance cruise boat carrying high…

Events
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Royal Flush Entertainment & Soundwave, who brought you the Bang on the Bay New Year’s Eve Cruise, is at again with another party sailing from Sheepshead Bay. For those of you who are not into all that sappy candlelight and huge Valentine’s day markups, you can head on over to Pier 8 for a Reggae,…

Opinion
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(See Declan McCullagh’s image of the Capitol Building before Sheepshead Bay was added to it at his website.) I had wanted to “answer” our reader, ‘z’, — who sent us a cryptic comment to our Bang on The Bay New Year’s Eve Cruise post — much earlier, but was almost dumbfounded at how to respond.…

Events
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(Flyer and information for Bang on the Bay New Year’s Eve Party) A Bang on the Bay Party cruise is leaving from Sheepshead Bay and headed to New York City for some fireworks to bring in 2009. The event is organized and arranged by Soundwave Entertainment and Royal Flush Entertainment and is sure to be…