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The Waterfront Center is an independent, not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the Town of Oyster Bay to provide access for all to educational and recreational programs that will excite students about the marine environment.  The Waterfront Center is accomplishing this mission by providing sailing lessons, school field trips, summer programs for children, sails aboard the National Historic Landmark oyster sloop Christeen and rentals of sailboats, kayaks and bicycles.  Visit The Waterfront Center online ( or in person, it is located on the north shore between Beekman Beach and Theodore Roosevelt Park on the site of the former Jakobson Shipyard.