In the spirit of Greenport’s Maritime Festival, these nautically-inspired products are a nod to the East End’s vast seafaring heritage. For long weekends on the boat, lazy afternoons on the beach, or an evening in with family and friends, these must-haves are perfect for those remaining summer days and incoming warm fall weather on the North Fork.
PUT A CORK IN IT
Elevate your bar and preserve your fine wine with this octopus wine stopper from Sea Bags. Cork that bottle and enjoy it later while showcasing your love for the maritime lifestyle. The octopus illustration adds a sophisticated detail to your collection of bar tools with its substantial design and secure FDA-approved cork stop.
Chances are we’re in for an Indian Summer, so keep your beach bag stocked and ready to go. Aptly named “The Montauk,” this round beach towel by The Beach People calls for an escape to the East End. Made from super soft cotton, this luxurious feeling towel is light enough to tote on the boat or beach and thick enough for absorbent drying.
ICE, ICE BABY
Fit to carry two 50-pound blocks of ice, this classic ice bag by Wm. J. Mills & Co. in Greenport is no joke. Built with rugged #8 Duck canvas, it features marine-grade snaps, interior pocket, and pinched cotton webbing handles. It will hold just about everything you’d need for a day sailing or weekend boat trip.
Local clams and oysters are nothing if you can’t open them. These R. Murphy shellfish knives are used by the pros and occasional shuckers alike to pop open and enjoy your favorite briny bivalves. Find yours at Little Creek Oyster Company where you can learn to shuck your own all year long.