Spencer Ross Commodore of the Sagamore Rowing Association wants to dialogue with the town and state about plans for the Western Waterfront. In a telephone interview he said, "I'm sure everything will work out but we would like to be part of the planning process. We are glad they are thinking of us," he said.
Oyster Bay was the crucial pit stop for Bernard Stamm who broke sailing's monohull trans-Atlantic record. The 37-year old Swiss was proud that he and his crew of three: Christophe Lebas, Jean Baptiste L'Olivier and François Scheeck were able to beat the record of a boat twice their size.