Joan Lappin in Soundings Magazine, September 2006 What happens when he gets the boat? The breakup of a nautical marriage didn't keep Joan Lappin from the sailing life she had come to love.



Custer Institute
The Custer Institute and Observatory is Long Island's oldest public observatory (est.1927). Located in Southold, Custer is open to the public every Saturday evening from dusk until midnight, our staff of volunteers will give you a tour of the facilities and the night sky through our powerful telescopes. Custer has a library, museum, and gift shop. Frequent lectures, classes,concerts, art exhibits and other special events.

Maritime Museum, Greenport
Dedicated to the maritime heritage of the East End of Long Island.


The North Fork Promotion Council
Experience the quiet beauty and natural wonders of Long Island's North Fork. From where to eat, to where to stay, the North Fork Promotion Council is your one-stop website for information on the North Fork.