There seem to be some nearby spits of land protecting the harbor and then some more substantial land in the distance - maybe a few miles away?
So if this in NY State are we on the northern shore of Long Island looking across to Connecticut?
I have never been to Long Island, unless you count landing at JFK. It seems there are a LOT of YC here, good starting point. A lot of them look really fancy.
this is a good clue.Several harbors on Long Island have Presidential ties.
We have ruled out Port Washington, but I see Port Jefferson and Roosevelt beach
Nova Scotia is cooler than this place. They probably wouldn't have a half-dozen American flags sticking out of a flower box in Nova Scotia. Unless they use them to keep track of how many sailboats the lobstermen have run into in the fog this year. To reiterate, the C420's are being sailed by a High School team. It is October, so the slips in the foreground at the busy marina/hotel/restaurant are mostly empty of their heavy contingent of powerboats. Besides hosting pleasure boaters this is also a port with frequent tug & barge movements and other commercial traffic.
maybe this is a red herring, got me to Danford's hotel/marina in Port Jefferson. ticked about 5 of the 7 boxes, but probably not good enough. building looks slightly different and we don't have a power station in view.
(the difference between the streetview and satellite pic shows the boating is very seasonal!)
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