PUBLIC PRESENTATION: New York Harbor Pilotage

  • 20 Mar 2019
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Bahrs Landing Restaurant, Highlands, NJ

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PUBLIC PRESENTATION: New York Harbor Pilotage

Captain Chris Begley holds a USCG Master's License of Unlimited Tonnage Upon Oceans (a big deal!) and is a federally Licensed Pilot for NY, NJ, VA, and AK. For 30 years he was in the US Naval Reserve, retiring as a Captain. His current duties include dispatching pilots and pilot boat crew for Interport Pilots Agency Inc, the only Pilot group based in New Jersey.

He will explain pilotage and what it takes to navigate very large ships into nation's third largest seaport.

New York Harbor is one of the largest natural harbors in the world and provides access to the ports of New Jersey and New York. Ever larger ships are entering and leaving the ports and harbor facilities and harbor pilots are continually adapting to new circumstances.

7:30pm: Coffee and Cookies.  

8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A. 9:00pm Close.

This is a FREE public event 



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Navesink Maritime Heritage Association is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving knowledge and appreciation of Monmouth County's maritime heritage through programs that teach wooden boat building and boat handling skills; through preserving the history of Monmouth County's wooden boat builders and other maritime history; and through the experiental on-the-water programs of River Rangers for middle school children and Sea Scout Ship Navesink for co-ed youth age 14-21.

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