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The oldest lighthouse in New York and the fourth-oldest active beacon in the United States, Montauk Point Lighthouse was authorized by the second U.S. Congress, under President Washington, in 1792. Construction started June 7, 1796, and was completed Nov. 5 that year. The structure’s Fresnel lens sits 168 feet above the confluence of Long Island Sound and the Atlantic at the eastern tip of Long Island — a renowned area for fishing. In autumn, striped bass, false albacore and bonito blitz baitfish that have been flushed out of the sound and into the ocean, attracting anglers from around the world.

This article originally appeared in the May 2018 issue.



Flotsam & Jetsam: Last Of The Mohicans

Built in 1929 by the Consolidated yard in New York, Mohican is a classic 69-foot commuter yacht.


Flotsam & Jetsam: Home Sweet Home Afloat

Two stories high and with 2,208 square feet of living space, the Luxuria isn’t any ordinary houseboat.


The price to pay

After raising estimates for outstanding claims earlier this year, BP reported that the total costs of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill are around $65 billion.


And The Winner Is …

US Sailing named J/70 world champion Peter Duncan and Laser gold medalist Erika Reineke Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the year.


The Mysterious Love Lives of Oysters

We get a glimpse of the mysterious love lives of oysters at a hatchery on Chesapeake Bay.


A lookout over emerald seas

Cape Lookout Lighthouse towers 163 feet over the sandy dunes and emerald Atlantic on the lower Outer Banks of North Carolina.


The Florida Factor: 365 Days Of Fishing

Without overgeneralizing, Florida’s citizenry and I generally don’t mix well.


The Magic Of Boat Shows

“Dream big,” is the advice Gary Reich’s father gave him during their first-ever visit to a boat show together.