2012 Bay Day Regatta

Better late than never, as they say! On Saturday June 28th, the Waterfront Center hosted the 2012 Bay Day Regatta. The sailors were greeted by a solid easterly breeze, clouds, ...

Soundswash Adventures

The Sound Swashbucklers had an incredibly exciting first week! They kicked off session two with a flurry of activity. Monday was spent exploring the estuary, sniggling for eels in the ...


2013 Benefit Regatta Announced!


The Sound Swashbucklers spent their week exploring, learning, and sailing! On Monday, ...

WFC Racing

WFC provides sailing programs for people of all abilities. From beginner lessons ...

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Soundswash Adventures

This week the Sound Swashbucklers, also known as Team Rockstar, have spent their time adventuring in the numerous habitats found around Beekman Beach at the WaterFront Center! We have met many new friends, including oysters, clams, mussels, and six different types of crabs! The Sound Swash have worked together as a team to pull seines, […]

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First Day of Junior Summer

The first day of our Junior Summer Programs was a big splash, literally during the morning of our first day the rain was coming down in buckets and our participants and instructors were all ducking for cover indoors. Soon enough however, the rain stopped, skies cleared, and everyone was outside playing name games and shortly […]

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Holy Family School

We had the pleasure of spending Tuesday morning with Mrs. Schrieber’sfirst grade class at Holy Family School in Hicksville! The class was full of eager scientists ready to learn all about sea stars- what they eat, where they live, and what they look like. They impressed their teacher with their expert listening skills and knowledge […]

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Bay Day

Over 5,000 people joined us for fun on and off the water during our annual Bay Day event held on Sunday, June 3rd.  Vendors lined up at Beekman Beach to share their organizational missions with the public and were treated to some good music from The Buzzards who were on stage all day. The public […]

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Spring Training

The WaterFront Center is a US SAILING accredited school, providing sailing lessons and programs for sailors of all ages and skills. Adults and families may choose to enjoy a 2-hour Discover Sail, or a 4-hour Sailing 101 lesson. For comprehensive instruction, adults enroll in our Basic Keelboat Course and may then move on to Basic […]

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Cantiague School Visits the WFC

Three first grade classes from Cantiague School, in Jericho made catching eels look like a piece of cake. Sushi restaurants everywhere will surely want to know their special techniques. Unfortunately, because we catch and release our fresh water wonders, it will have to remain their little secret.  One thing can be said though; it takes […]

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High School Sailing Open House

High School Sailing Open House

Come to the WFC on Saturday, May 19th from 1pm to 4pm and check out what High School Sailing is all about. Free to all new to the WFC sailors. Meet the coaches and go sailing in our 420s!

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Osprey Nest Discovered

The best part of Oyster Bay is our residents which include our fine-feathered friends who swoop, glide, dive and perch each day, seemingly on cue. Our resident duck family is as dependable as the rise and fall of the tide. Their daily activities signify a sort of familiar comfort and reminder of old -fashioned family […]

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Opening Weekend

Spring came early this year, with flowers and pollen of all sorts making their first appearances in April rather than May. April was filled with beautiful days touching the mid 70’s with sunshine making it ever easier to perform spring-time maintenance on our boats. The early spring time weather this year did not change the […]

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