Weather Alert  

Coastal Flood Statement issued September 20 at 4:54PM EDT until September 21 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS Upton NY * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwestern Suffolk and Northeastern Suffolk Counties. * WHEN...Monday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Potential for minor coastal flood impacts during the daytime high tides Monday into Tuesday.

HIV/ AIDS Campaigner Completes Circumvention of Long Island by Rowboat

LongIsland.com

Victor Mooney of Queens and his twenty-four foot Brazilian made ocean rowboat “the Spirit of Malabo” completes circumvention of Long Island in preparation for his fourth bid to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Print Email

Brooklyn, NY - November 6th, 2013 -  Victor Mooney of Queens and his twenty-four foot Brazilian made ocean rowboat “the Spirit of Malabo” completes circumvention of Long Island in preparation for his fourth bid to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
 
Mr. Mooney arrived last night at the Gateway Marina in Brooklyn. The rower began his on water training in August from SUNY Maritime College. The final leg of Mr. Mooney’s sea trials had him departing from Jackson’s Marina in Hampton Bays last Tuesday.
 
“Having the boat in the water was a huge advantage. The Spirit of Malabo and I have become closer because of this training”, Mr. Mooney said.
 
Later this year, Mr. Mooney will depart from Las Palmas, Canary Islands and row five-thousand miles back to New York with a resupply in the British Virgin Islands. The rower has lost one brother to AIDS and has another battling the disease. Mr. Mooney hopes his row will encourage HIV testing.

Mr. Mooney is now preparing to ship the Spirit of Malabo to the Canary Islands via Maersk Line. For more, visit in20minutes.org.

 

Photos