My name is Gary and I love the Jersey shore. I had been in the Navy for 23 years and seen beaches all over the world, but I love Brigantine's beach the best, the sand is so comfortable for taking naps, and the waves are just right for body surfing and just enough wind to keep a kite flying steady in the gentle breeze.
I really enjoy Brigantine, it is very clean and has been through a modernization over the past 10 years which include newer homes and newer businesses. Brigantine is quiet shore town, many New Jerseyians never been there or even heard of it until hurricane Sandy. I think its New Jersey's best kept secret. Brigantine did get hit by Sandy and there was some loss, but the majority of the Island homes and businesses are intact. So come one over the water is fine. I especially like the south end of the island where our house is. The beach is wider and there is a nice view of Atlantic City. As I mentioned earlier Brigantine is a quiet town, but just over the brid