Thursday, August 15, 2013

Disembarking the Oleander = Sandy Hook Pilots

Sacha is a launch operator for Sandy Hook Pilots.  the yacht America was a Snady Hook Pilot Schooner.  Delivering a pilot and picking up are the most dramatic and dangerous.

Captain Jack - towing and salvage in Brooklyn waters

Captain Jack, as he is universally known at Gateway Marina in Sheepshead Bay, is a professional boat salvager and, along with his brother, Capt. Bernie Schachner, is a co-owner of White Cap Marine Towing and Salvage Inc. Summer is their busy season.
Capt'n Jack and h8s cue 
He waits for warm weather to lure New Yorkers seeking relief on yachts, motorboats, sailboats, kayaks and Jet Skis. Then he waits for them to get themselves in trouble.


Waiting for Indecision to fuel up at the Friendship Lobstermen's Co-Op
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