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Polynesian-inspired sailing catamaran was work of many hands, many hearts
“I’m sitting on my summer job,” Maggie Ryan said Monday evening from her perch on the 63-foot Mon Tiki Largo sailing catamaran, which is expected to be ready for passengers within the month. Carissa Katz
Paul Turturro, Gerald Okkeke, Daquan Ravenell, and Joe Gasslein, a few of the many apprentices and crew members who helped build and assemble the Montauk Catamaran Company’s Mon Tiki Largo, rested after launching the boat on Monday. Carissa Katz
The Mon Tiki Largo was brought to Montauk in three tractor trailer truckloads from the warehouse in Holbrook where she was built.David Ryan
Amelia, Maggie, and David Ryan stood on one of the boat's crossbeams after its launch Monday evening.Carissa Katz
“It’s a wonderfully evocative design," Capt. David Ryan said of the Mon Tiki Largo. "There are not too many handmade 60-foot objects capable of going around the globe.”Carissa Katz
Daquan Ravenell has worked on the Mon Tiki Largo since October.Carissa Katz

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Peter Dankowski, a farmer in Wainscott, sold the development rights to his farmland, but developers still hunger for it. More in "Fighting Fake Farms" in this issue of East. Dell Cullum
The Round Swamp clan of farmers, fishermen, cooks, and helping hands is featured in the first issue of East, the new magazine from The East Hampton Star. Michael Halsband

T.E. McMorrow

The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Separated on their 30th, couple are together again
Tony and Patty Sales hold a round-the-clock togetherness record that would be hard to match. Irene Silverman

The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

Spring produce and other goodies will be available at the Montauk Farmers Market, which opens for the season on Thursday. Durell Godfrey

The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.