Sailing

(credit: Bryan Katz)

5 Best Ways to Get On The Water In NYC

Standing on a city block, amidst steel-and-glass skyscrapers and honking taxis, you’ll be forgiven for forgetting that Manhattan is actually an island. In the midst of the brutal heat, check out these ways to get on the water.

CBS New York–07/09/2014

London Woman To Be Awarded Blue Water Medal For Setting Records On The High Seas

She began sailing with her husband as a form of relaxation. When he died of cancer in 2003, Socrates carried on and started dreaming of sailing the world.

03/05/2014

Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill celebrates after defending the cup as they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle Team USA Completes Greatest Comeback In America’s Cup History

All but defeated a week ago, Jimmy Spithill and his international crew twice rallied from seven-point deficits to win 9-8 Wednesday.

09/25/2013

Neversink Reservoir (credit: NYC.gov)

Expanded Boating Season On NYC’s Upstate Reservoirs Deemed A ‘Success’

City environmental officials this summer began allowing small boats on the Neversink, Pepacton, Schoharie, and Cannonsville reservoirs as long as the boats were steam cleaned to protect the drinking water.

10/14/2012

(Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Newport, RI Vying For America’s Cup In 2013

Rhode Island’s top economic development official said Sunday that representatives of BMW Oracle Racing and Golden Gate Yacht Club have expressed an interest in holding the next America’s Cup in Newport, RI.

WFAN–12/19/2010