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Meet the Instructors: Sabrina & Annemarie

Sabrina Conroy, from Bellerose Village, NY, has grown up on the Long Island Sound, and came to the Waterfront Center with the intention of sharing her love of the local environment with young kids. “[I want to give] kids the opportunity to live their summer to the fullest, but at the same time I’m doing […]

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Meet the Instructors: Alex & Heather

Alex Hering, 20, a native of Huntington, NY is in his third year as a sailing instructor at the WFC. “My dad threw me in a boat when I was four and started teaching me how to race,” said Alex, a junior at Mitchell College in New London, CT who is studying marketing. Despite his […]

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Meet the Instructors: Andrew & Kristen

Andrew Dejesu, who is new to the WFC staff this summer, is a well-traveled musician who is excited to have the opportunity to work with kids while spending time out on the bay. A travel marketing major at SUNY Cobleskill, the 20 year-old not only plays 6 instruments, but also DJ’s in his spare time: […]

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Meet the Instructors: Mo & Brent

Monique Kelly, who goes by Mo, is one of our veteran sailing instructors who has grown up around the Waterfront Center, and is back for her third summer to share her love of the water: “I used to do this camp with a bunch of my friends; I just loved the community so much that […]

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Meet the Instructors: Taylor & Holly

Veteran WFC sailing instructor Taylor Forster is back for her 2nd summer in Oyster Bay, though it’s quite a distance from her hometown. Hailing from Marin County, CA, the junior at Chapman University is the captain of her school’s sailing team. “Both of my parents are avid sailors,” she said, “so I’ve basically been sailing […]

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