Prospector, owned and operated by Shelter Island Yacht Club members, under sail in a race last summer.
An Island-based racing yacht saw it’s mast fail in the early hours of Sunday morning during a Maryland to Rhode Island race. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Christopher Gillette, a crew member with Associated Lightning Rod Co,, at work on Union Chapel late last week.
Since time immemorial, humans have known that lightning is one of nature’s more sporadic yet deadly threats. (more…)