09/10/19 12:00pm

BETSY COLBY PHOTO
A group of sailors heading for the finish after rounding the leeward mark.

The 2019 Menantic Yacht Club (MYC) Sunfish racing series drew to close this on Sunday, Sept. 1, in perfect conditions. (more…)

09/09/19 10:00am

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Our columnist, with what he described as a ‘pretty’ false albacore.

We’ve rounded the last turn and are heading down the home stretch toward the last weeks of local fishing for the year.

Historically, the fall has been the best time to get out on the water and chase a variety of fish that have, under normal conditions, always come our way as the waters cooled. The bluefish and striped bass, which usually show up over the summer, were a huge disappointment to almost all of us from Shelter Island, with “catch counts” at all time lows and the fish caught generally paltry in size.
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09/03/19 4:30pm

JENNIFER GULLUSCIO PHOTO
On Monday, September 2, the Shelter Island boys and girls cross country teams participated in the Great Bonac Footrace in Springs. The team had two of the top three finishers in the 5K race. Senior Kal Lewis took first place and junior Tyler Gulluscio took third. From left, 8th grader Kaitlyn Gulluscio (DNF), sophomore Pacey Cronin (20:05), sophomore Michael Hand (25:00), junior Nick Mamisashvili (20:56), senior Kal Lewis (16:24), junior Theo Olinkiewicz (20:40), junior Jason Green (22:33), 7th grader Jaxson Rylott (25:16), and junior Tyler Gulluscio (18:43) with little sister Brookelyn.

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08/26/19 12:00pm

LINDA GIBBS PHOTO
Action from last year’s running of the Whitebread Regatta..

October 5, 2019 will mark the 26th year of the Whitebread Regatta.

The 30-nautical-mile race, sponsored by the Cutchogue’s Peconic Bay Sailing Association, will start in Little Peconic Bay, circumnavigating Shelter Island, and finishing in Cutchogue Harbor. (more…)