Tag Archives: Hurricane Sandy

Are You Buying a Hurricane Sandy Boat?

With the fall boat buying season approaching, buyers looking for a pre-owned boat can often find deals as sellers, not wanting to take on the upcoming expense of winter storage fees, are in the bargaining mood. However, Boat Owners Association … Continue reading

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Nine Months After Sandy, Staten Island Family’s Odyssey to get Sailboat Removed

More than nine months after their community was devastated by Hurricane Sandy, a Great Kills, NY couple is left with a constant and unwelcome reminder of the storm. When Vincent Fatto of 79 Harbour Ct. gazes out at the harbor, … Continue reading

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Crews Work to Remove Post-Sandy Boats and Debris

Almost three months after Superstorm Sandy, dangers continue to lurk in the waters off the Jersey Shore. As CBS 2’s Christine Sloan reported, the hazards are a direct result of the hurricane, which dumped everything from houses to boats into Barnegat … Continue reading

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A Legendary Ship’s Final Hours Battling Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy approached the East Coast in late October, Captain Robin Walbridge wanted to save his ship, the legendary Bounty. He set out to sea to ride out the storm — a decision which ended in disaster. He lost … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Damaged 65,000+ Pleasureboats

BoatUS, the nation’s largest organization of recreational boaters, estimated on Nov. 14 that more 65,000 recreational boats were damaged or lost as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The total damage to recreational boats amounts to $650 million, the group reported, making … Continue reading

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Fragment of 1919 Shipwreck Unearthed by Hurricane Sandy

A piece of history unique to Surf City, NC emerged on the beach when Hurricane Sandy skirted Topsail Island’s shore, drawing curious onlookers who are reminded to look, but not touch. A section of the William H. Sumner, a three-masted schooner … Continue reading

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We Are Here to Help

A message from Tartan and C&C Yachts: We are very fortunate that the Tartan and C&C Yachts factory fared well through Hurricane Sandy, but we are aware that many of our Tartan and C&C owners were not so lucky. We … Continue reading

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Boat Salvage Efforts Slowed in New Jersey

“Layers upon layers of problems” are preventing any progress in the salvage of boats in an area of New Jersey that was struck hard by Hurricane Sandy. “Things are the same or no better than they were a few days … Continue reading

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