Outdoors & Recreation

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Spotlight on Boating Shines at Breakwater

The Sag Harbor Express hosted its second annual Spotlight on Boating Party and Trade Show at the Breakwater Yacht Club on Friday, June 8.

Reconnecting with Nature in a Technology Obsessed World

Reconnecting with nature and the simplicity of childhood is what motivates Victoria Kuss of Barefoot Kids to operate programs year-round through classes, summer camp, a babysitting club, and a playdate program.

“Stand Up” Makes World Premiere at Guild Hall

In 2008, Ed Cashin and Fred Doss teamed up and founded Paddlers for Humanity — a humble, grassroots non-profit dedicated to bettering the lives of children and families through mental and physical health initiatives.

The Breakwater Yacht Club Strives to Get Everyone Out on the Water

In Luke Babcock's new position as commodore at the Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor, it’s all about the East End community.

A Cruising Life in a Boating Culture

“It’s a wonderful way to live your life,” Ted Conklin mused during a recent telephone interview. “It’s an amazing feeling, living on your boat.”

A Classic Visitor Wins Sag Harbor Cup

Saturday’s race was held in in stiff winds in Noyac Bay with The Blue Peter and her captain, Mathew Barker, finishing first overall with a corrected time of 3 hours, 19 minutes and 52 seconds.

Best Boats in the Business To Be Featured at Breakwater

Join The Sag Harbor Express as we celebrate the East End boating community at our Second Annual Spotlight on Boating Trade Show on Friday, June 8, from 5 to 7 p.m.

A Look at What’s New in the Business of Boating

Salt water runs in the veins of captains and crews and is also something sought out by novice boaters who are looking to ready their sea legs.

Paddler On a Mission for Veterans

For Joseph Mullin, a 66-year-old veteran of the United States Navy, the journey is as important as the destination, and last week his own journey brought him to Sag Harbor.

Sag Harbor Cup Returns with Added Style

There will be one standout this year when the race sets off in the waters off Sag Harbor on June 2. The Blue Peter, to be sure, is no ordinary sailboat.

Bringing Fitness Back to the Outdoors

Getting back to the simplicity of the outdoors and the experience of physical movement, Hamptons Gym Corp. is launching their new Outdoor Division with championship windsurfer Jesper Vesterstroem at the helm.

In Otter News … Lontra Canadensis Makes a Comeback

Back in 2008, wildlife biologist Mike Bottini spent a lot of time searching ponds, creeks and waterways throughout Long Island in search of a most illusive species — Lontra canadensis, a.k.a. the river otter.

Up Close, and Virtual, with Colleen Saidman Yee

Colleen Saidman Yee is coming into your living room, “live.”

Lace Up For Katy’s Courage Skate-A-Thon

Katy’s Courage, the non-profit created in memory of Kathryn Collins Stewart, will host its seventh annual Skate-A-Thon at Buckskill Winter Club, 178 Buckskill Road in East Hampton, on Sunday, March 4.

SOFO Leads a Night-Time Search for the Elusive Tiger Salamander

The procession of about 20 people was there in hopes of encountering the eastern tiger salamander, or Ambystoma tigrinum, the largest of the so-called mole salamanders.

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Schaivoni Retracted LaValle Statement

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Sag Harbor School Board Chooses Not to Weigh in on HPV Legislation

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