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Photos: Sheepshead Bay Boating Clubs Devastated By Sandy

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Aside from the destruction of Emmons Avenue’s waterfront bungalows, Hurricane Sandy also left disaster and devastation at Sheepshead Bay’s boating clubs.

The worst hit was the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club (3076 Emmons Avenue), where boats, moorings and marinas all swept in from the ocean approximately 80 feet to the yacht clubs’s back porch, as you can see above.

(MIRAMAR YACHT CLUB IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 10, TO HELP REMOVE DEBRIS AND RETURN THE PROPERTY TO WORKING ORDER. THEY WILL BE ON-SITE FROM 10 A.M. TO 3 P.M.)

Here are two more photos that give you an idea of the sheer scale of the debris on the yacht club’s property:

The entire property was submerged with water, and the vessels were tossed about amid planks of wood and boating equipment. The debris piled up at the property’s parking lot gate on Emmons Avenue:

The crashing waves eradicated the cinder block wall dividing the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club from Miramar Yacht Club (3050 Emmons Avenue):

When we stopped by on Tuesday, Miramar had already hauled off a lot of its debris, but its yard still had remains:

The building flooded, shattering its glass windows:

While the pier to their docks still stands, its planks were ripped out:

 

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