BIL also launches his cat from 126th street stone harbor. I prefer the sunfish to the cat since the sunfish can actually turn and tack, the cat is much more limited to wind direction and back/forth sailing.
Jenkins Sound, NJ
- at high tide you can still stand in most places if you tip over, bottom is solid so the mast doesn't get stuck
- wind almost always blowing
- depending on wind conditions there are plenty of channels to do races or just cruise around different waterways
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Where I launch down in NJ there are jackasses that break bottles along the dock. I use my "decommissioned" work shoes for sailing. I get new shoes every 6 months from work so there is an endless supply.