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Regatta race raises $10G for the deaf

Pete Macandrew, of Centerport, has served as the

Pete Macandrew, of Centerport, has served as the head captain of the classic yacht, The Christeen, for 11 years and took spectators to see The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' first "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Dozens turned out for the first "Sail the Sound for Deafness," a charitable sailing regatta on the Long Island Sound in Oyster Bay. The event, sponsored by the Mill Neck Family of Organizations, allowed spectators to view a yacht race and attend a cocktail party, raising money for the organization.

The yacht named Caper sailed into third place
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

The yacht named Caper sailed into third place at The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' first "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Oakcliff Sailing's classic yacht Nautilis, which was built
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Oakcliff Sailing's classic yacht Nautilis, which was built in 1905, won first place in The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' first "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable sailing regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Spectators listen to Pete Macandrew, the head captain
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Spectators listen to Pete Macandrew, the head captain of the class yacht The Christeen, just before departing to watch The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' first "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable sailing regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Another yacht races to fund programs at The
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Another yacht races to fund programs at The Mill Neck Family of Organizations during the organization's first "Sail the Sound for Deafness," charitable sailing regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Jennifer Szczech, of Freeport, an employee at the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Jennifer Szczech, of Freeport, an employee at the Mill Neck School for the Deaf, to the left, and Patty Cagliostro, of East Moriches, chatted while waiting for The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable regatta in Oyster Bay to begin. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Pete Macandrew, of Centerport, has served as the
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Pete Macandrew, of Centerport, has served as the head captain of the classic yacht, The Christeen, for 11 years and took spectators to see The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' first "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Kathleen Clark-Wasil, of Rockville Centre, to the left,
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Kathleen Clark-Wasil, of Rockville Centre, to the left, and sign language interpreter Patty Cagliostro, of East Moriches, watched The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' first "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable sailing regatta in Oyster Bay from the comfort of another class yacht The Christeen. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Spectators boarded The Christeen, a 40-foot gaff rigged
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Spectators boarded The Christeen, a 40-foot gaff rigged sloop built in 1883 for harvesting oysters, to watch The Mill Neck Family of Organizations' "Sail the Sound for Deafness" charitable sailing regatta in Oyster Bay. (Aug. 9, 2012)

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