Thursday, August 6, 2020

WANTED! CITIZEN SCIENTISTS FOR THE GOTHAM WHALE CATALOG

WHALES ARE NOW ALWAYS IN NEW YORK WATERS New York City Whales are a reality.  Two Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) detection buoys confirm the...

Sailors And Seniors Helping Jersey City Homeless During Corona Times

One day, while driving around Jersey City running errands at the early days of the Covid-19 crisis, Michele Smith-Wiemer and Barry Richards saw many...

Seen Over New York Harbor This Week

Earlier this week, a MH-60SS Knighthawk Helicopter flew over New York Harbor and landed on USNS Comfort's pad.  The Squadron known as the 'Nightdippers'...

USNS Comfort Deployed To New York…Eventually

Hospital Ship Deployment The USNS Comfort will be making its way to New York Harbor in order to help control the influx of crowded hospitals...
All-Female Crew Aboard the Maidenvideo

Great Women Sailors

New York Harbor Channel is proud to join in the celebration and acknowledgment of Women's History Month.  Events around the globe are scheduled for...
Adventure novelist & under water explorer, Clive Cussler

Remembering American Adventure Novelist Clive Cussler

A genuine giant "friend of the sea" and maritime world has passed.  I am celebrating and mourning Clive Cussler's passing. He was ahead of...

Music On The Water: From Manhattan to the Midnight Sun and Journeys Beyond

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFPWhRBJ6uM In the summer of 2019, New York Harbor Channel traveled through the Norwegian Fjords on Holland America's Nieuw Statendam. The on-board chamber music ensemble was so...

Join the Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Years Day Plunge!

https://youtu.be/QRzxA2Mb7Lo Countdown to the New Years Day Coney Island Polar Bear Swim The countdown begins to the start of 2020; with that comes the annual New...

2019 NYC FLEET WEEK SHIPS PLEDGE TO PROTECT COUNTRY, MARINERS, & MARINE MAMMALS

The 2019 NYC Fleet Week is in full swing.  Staten Island's Homeport Pier is hosting two U.S. Navy and two U.S. Coast Guard vessels...

BARBARIC YAWP SUNG OUT AT THE BAY RIDGE PIER ON WHITMAN’S 200TH

As the month of May marks the 200th Birthday of Walt Whitman, New York Harbor Channel celebrated the poet's deep connection to the waters...

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IF YOU LIKE MANHATTAN, YOU’LL LOVE MENHADEN

FISHERMEN LOVE MENHADEN The most desired bait for fishermen of Long Island and New Jersey is known as bunker.  Bunker is a colloquial name for...

USS COLE RECEIVES ORDERS TO TRACK MIGRATORY CUVIER’S BEAKED WHALES

WHALES ARE A BIG CONCERN TO THE NAVY AND NOAA Aside from hump backs, sie, fin and right whales, the Cuvier's Beaked Whale is common...
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City Sail Preps for Virtual Classes on Teaching Children How to Sail

New York Harbor is the staging ground for youth development in the Jersey City community.   A 25 year old not for profit program has...