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The last time I wrote to you about the Miramar Yacht Club it was because I had attended the first night of a sailing class taught by their excellent instructors. At that time, I proudly claimed to have been awarded new sea legs; when, in actuality, it was just the first of four classes, three…

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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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This comes to us from the Deep Creek Yacht Club: The Deep Creek Yacht Club will attend the 6th annual raft-up in Dead Horse Bay in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, June 20th and celebrate Sailstice 2009. The raft up forms at 2pm and is open to all SAIL and POWER boats. Share food and drink…

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(Monofilament fishing line recycling collection box at Stella Maris Fishing Station; Photo by Ray Johnson) The not-for-profit organization, Going Coastal, Inc., works to preserve urban waterfront resources by connecting people and their coastal waterways in sustainable ways. One of the many means to the ends of “public enjoyment of coastal resources and responsible use of…

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The Sea Queen VII will be launching their summer flounder (fluke) 2009 season on Friday, May 15. You can head on over to Pier 5 on Emmons Avenue (near Dooley Street). There are new stricter regulations that limit the size and number of fish that you will be able to catch, but you can have…

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(Miramar Yacht Club trophy case) Tonight I attended the Miramar Yacht Club (MYC) Sailing Course and I feel as if I’m sailing off into a new phase in my life. It’s hard to believe that all this leisure sailing has been going on, practically in my backyard, and I never had a part of it.…

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The Miramar Yacht Club is having a Sailing Course to introduce us landlubbers to what it takes to be on the ocean. I’m sure this series of classes will fill up fast. You will definitely get a faster response if you call, as opposed to e-mailing. The course will cover all the basics of sailing…

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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,…

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I’m not really sure if there is a special reason (other than it was one really great segment), for the Brooklyn Independent Television (BIT) to do an encore presentation of Ned’s Walk Around the Blog one week after they just did. I’m sure there are many of you who missed it last week and would…

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(Brooklyn Review announcement at BRIC Online) For those of you who are missing Ned (a.k.a., The Blogger Known as Sheepshead Bites) and are getting tired of seeing him only on the computer screen, you can catch him this week on the big screen. Okay, okay, the small screen. Brooklyn Independent Television (BIT) and Brooklyn Community…

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