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Maiden is in the boro, an impressive thoroughbred sailing since 1979!  I hope you click on that link for her amazing history.  Here‘s more on its current voyage.

The definition of yacht is quite loose.  I’d argue that the sloop passing in front of the Statue is someone’s yacht, although it’s not a global circumnavigator like Maiden.

 

Sportfish Markella was eastbound on the East River . . .  maybe trolling for tidal strait tuna . . .

Or this one, Zada Mac, in pursuit of and hoping to snag Hudson River halibut?   Yes, those were written in jest.

Mariner III looks delicate and outsized here passing alongside a tanker in the Kills.

Yacht Liberty carries the St. Vincent Grenadines flag, but besides that, I can’t tell you much.

Yacht Full Moon is a 65′ beauty once owned by Jerry Lee Lewis, a stunner now operated by Classic Harbor Lines and

dating from 1950.  It was built by Grebe

All photos by WVD, whose tugster blog is currently operated by riverine robots.

 

Here were previous snapshots of sample small craft on the sixth boro, a city of water all summer and all other seasons as well.  Here one of the four-season RIBs of NY Media Boat passes along the western margins of Brooklyn, where a lot of folks congregate in the evening.

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Manhattan is one of Classic Harbor Line‘s vessel.

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Crew launch Christian works all summer and all other seasons too.

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Tara heads under the Brooklyn Bridge as light fades.

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Fish appear to be active over where Kate used to chum with food scraps.

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And this skipper seemed to enjoy pushing his craft against the currents in Hell Gate.

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And there are so many other small craft in all parts of the sixth boro.   All these photos taken recently by Will Van Dorp.

She’s here–to the right–it’s Manhattan II, Classic Harbor Line’s latest tour boat in the sixth boro.  The Manhattans operate parts of three seasons.

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And along the same stretch of dock, earlier this year was Lady May, a 150′ Feadship.  Last year in Netherlands, I kayaked with a Feadship employee who loved building these vessels but loved kayaking the canals there even more.

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Also, back in August I espied Knickerbocker on the Sound, so I came down to North Cove to see her close up.

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I’m not sure the size of her crew. Anyone know?  And where does one apply?

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Here’s more of the Scarano sixth boro fleet.

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Here’s a Robert Frank article inside a recent edition of the NYTimes about a 274′ Feadship yacht with a crew of 26 and a hybrid power plant capable of 18 knots.

Click here and here for some other megayachts.  Here’s a Feadship heading out to sea.

 

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