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08/10/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO The 46th annual World's Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, NY is a highlight of the local sailing calendar. (

COURTESY PHOTO The 46th annual World’s Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, NY is a highlight of the local sailing calendar.

What started out over four decades ago as a way to drum up publicity for the Southold Yacht Club has become so much more.

The World’s Longest Sunfish Race, Around Shelter Island, is a test of sailing skills, not to mention endurance and patience. (more…)

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08/09/16 4:31pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jay Card III teeing off Monday morning on the 10th hole of the Gardiner's Bay Country Club.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jay Card III teeing off Monday morning on the 10th hole of the Gardiner’s Bay Country Club.

The 10th hole at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club (GBCC) is a 391 yard dogleg left from the back tees.

I let Jay Card III tee off first on Monday morning and the reigning three-time club champion chose a three iron. He shaped it around the corner and the ball came to rest 108 yards from the pin in the center of the fairway at the bottom of the hill. Perfect.

His wedge to the green came up about 15 feet short of the flag. One putt for birdie.

Wow. (more…)

08/09/16 10:04am
COURTESY PHOTO Action at Fiske Field last year during the annual Shelter Island Challenge Cup soccer tournament.

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Action at Fiske Field last year during the annual Shelter Island Challenge Cup soccer tournament.

The Simon Gavron Challenge Cup, a soccer tournament sponsored by Sunset Beach Hotel and Restaurant to benefit the Shelter Island Lions Club, will be held two consecutive Mondays, August 15 and August 22, at Fiske Field. (more…)

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08/02/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Monatgue flashing some power at the charity cricket match last Saturday at the field next to the Island Boatyard .

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Montague flashing some power at the charity cricket match last Saturday on the field next to the Island Boatyard .

Hundreds of spectators showed up last Saturday to watch the Shelter Island Cricket club and “The Rest of The World” play two games of cricket to raise money for the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation. (more…)