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Cleaner water and beautiful new parks (and restaurants!) on New York City's waterfront are sparking a resurgence of appreciation from tourists and residents alike. Justin Davidson reports on the spots to note in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Although it’s only mid-August, I’m sensing the change ahead and the approaching end to summer. My friends with college aged kids are busy helping them get ready for their big send-off…

“The southwesterly whistled through the rigging and shook the lowered sails. Gusts of rain beat military drumrolls on the planking.” -—William Golding, To the End of the Earth

As preparation for a couple of longer up-coming adventures we went out on Esmeralda af Piteå today for a test session.

Relax, Sailing, Places, The Beauty, Candle, Keep Calm, Boating