It is easy to forget that Manhattan is an island - it's so very urban. It is quite easy to ignore the water altogether. The other day we walked down to the Hudson River where all sorts of building is going on. For so long the dock areas were neglected and even scary - now they are getting very swanky indeed.
The tall sails of the boats are set against the tall wire cages of the golf driving range.
The motor boat has a wonderful name: The Moroccan Queen.