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The Honey Fitz. (credit: Steve Scott/WCBS 880)

JFK’s Presidential Yacht Makes Stop In NYC This Weekend

While in New York City, the yacht will be taking members of the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on free cruises.

07/12/2013

BoatPulledToSurface

FBI, Crews To Resume Operation Wednesday To Raise Sunken Boat Off Oyster Bay

FBI dive teams are lifting the boat using air bladders to the Silverton vessel and inflating them, bringing the boat slowly to the surface where any remaining water will be pumped out.

07/10/2012

David Aureliano (credit: CBS 2)

FBI To Help Raise Sunken Yacht Off Oyster Bay

The FBI has divers at the vessel that capsized and sank off Oyster Bay, killing three children on July 4. A funeral was held today for one of the victims, 12-year-old David Aureliano.

07/09/2012

11-year-old Harley Treanor and 8-year-old Victoria Gaines (credit: CBS 2)

2 Girls Killed In Oyster Bay Yacht Sinking Mourned On L.I.

A stream of mourners attended the wakes of 8-year-old Victoria Gaines and 11-year-old Harley Treanor at separate funeral homes on Sunday.

07/09/2012

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Investigators Deciding How To Raise Sunken Yacht From Oyster Bay Depths

“Numerous challenges, depending where a boat goes down, you have currents, low visibility, you have all different kinds of debris,” said Mitch Kramer of North Shore towing.

07/06/2012

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3 Children Dead After Yacht Capsizes Near Oyster Bay On Fourth Of July

The victims were among 27 people onboard a 34-foot Silverton yacht when it tipped over just after 10 p.m in Cold Spring Harbor Bay near Oyster Bay, authorities said.

07/05/2012

Coast Guard Deputy Commander Christopher Hitchen - June 20, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard: Similarities Between NJ Yacht Explosion Hoax Call, One In Texas

Last week, an immense search and rescue operation was launched east of Sandy Hook when a distress call came in reporting that a luxury yacht called the “Blind Date” had exploded 17 miles off shore.

06/20/2012

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Coast Guard: Price Tag For NJ Yacht Explosion Hoax Call More Than $300K

Monday’s search and rescue operation for a luxury yacht called the “Blind Date” and its 21 passengers took about five hours before the search was called off.

06/13/2012

Yacht fire

$800,000 Yacht Goes Up In Flames, Sinks To Bottom Of Long Island Sound

An explosive rescue on Long Island Sound on Saturday has left a local man alive, but homeless. The inferno could be seen for miles.

08/15/2011