View from the Waterfront

After Sandy

Nancy Solomon


Solomon, Nancy. “View from the Waterfront: After Sandy.” New York Folklore, vol. 39: 1-2, 2013. pp. 46-47.


Fishermen and boaters have a long history of contending with Mother Nature. Alongside them are boat builders and boatyard owners, who are entrusted with protecting their customers’ vessels, recreational and commercial alike. After Superstorm Sandy there may be some important lessons to be learned from these tradition bearers.