New York Harbor’s seldom-told stories

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The recreational boater’s view of New York City

This rarely includes insight into the inner workings of this commercial harbor.

Take a look behind the scenes of this port city through the eyes of a professional diver renowned for his salvage and recovery work; come along on a Hidden Harbor tour from the Working Harbor Committee; and get your ticket for a former lighthouse and buoy tender that now serves as both a stage and a positive opportunity for local teenagers.

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This article originally appeared in the Connecticut & New York Home Waters Section of the January 2010 issue.