What to Do about Wakes

Busy Harbor Rough Waters: What to Do about Wakes

The good news is that our harbor is busier and more vibrant than ever. The challenge is the more things move around, the more the water moves around. How best can boat direction and speed, wake attenuation, and design calm the water so that maritime neighbors and shorefront neighbors can flourish? What are the opportunities and barriers to improvements?

Eric Johansson, Professor, Maritime College State University of New York


  • Captain Andrew McGovern, Marine Pilot, Sandy Hook Pilots Association and Chairman of the Harbor Safety, Navigation and Operations Committee of the Port of New York and New Jersey
  • Jack Bevins, Vice President Operations, SeaStreak
  • Jason Reimer, Senior Captain, SeaStreak
  • Scott Seisler, Marina Manager, Chelsea Piers and General Manager of Marine Max
  • Commander Linda Sturgis, Prevention Department Head, US Coast Guard


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