Helping Nyack Shipwrecked Sailor

On October 14 David Bell and 2 sailors  from the Nyack Boat Club aboard David's sailboat the Evening Light  hit the jetty at Barneget Bay.  The Evening Light began to sink.  Fortunately the Coast Guard arrived quickly and installed pumps and towed the boat to shore.  Sea Tow moved the boat to a shipyard across the Bay. 

David lives on the Evening LIght and it is his home.  His insurance is covering the hull repairs and David has been working persistently to clean and repair the boat. 

The good news is the giant gashes have been repaired and it floats again! 

The Problem: Sea Tow claimed salvage and charged $6300 for the tow and the insurance only covered $1000.  Ouch . 

The funds will be used to help David cover the expense of the Sea Tow salvage claim and the other losses he incurred (everything from the engines glow plugs to most of his socks!)

Donations (58)

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  • Larry Feldberg
    • $100 
    • 6 yrs
  • louis Spitz
    • $50 
    • 6 yrs
  • Jen W
    • $150 
    • 6 yrs
  • Debra Sadowsky
    • $100 
    • 6 yrs
  • Mary Wilson
    • $20 
    • 6 yrs
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Organizer and beneficiary

Robin E. Bell
West Nyack, NY
David E. Bell

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