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.

“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

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…

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

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