Monthly Archive: April, 2012

45lb striped bass ,Frank Green

45lb striped bass ,Frank Green

Hudson Valley Marine Trades Association Group Photo at the Haverstraw Marina Boat Show, 2012

Hudson Valley Marine Trades Association Group Photo at the Haverstraw Marina Boat Show, 2012

The Hudson Valley Marine Trades Association participates Sunday, April 29th, 2012, A great group of Coast Guard, Police, Boat Dealers, Marine Service Organizations all working together at the Haverstraw Marina, Haverstraw, NY

DEC Hudson River Estuary Program Receives Environmental Quality Award

“The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Estuary Program received the prestigious Environmental Quality Award on Friday in honor of its outstanding work in developing and implementing an “action agenda” for restoring the… Continue reading

FINAL DAY FOR THE HVMTA HAVERSTRAW BOAT SHOW! Two Part Interview with Walter Garschagen of Sea Tow Central Hudson For the HVMTA Haverstraw Boat Show THIS WEEKEND!

Today is the last day to get great deals at the 2012 HVMTA Haverstraw Boat Show! Check out the two part Pre-Boat Show interview with Walter Garschagen, owner of Sea Tow Central Hudson.… Continue reading

Registering a Homemade Boat in New York OR How I’ve Come to Hate Bureaucracy by Dallas Trombley

“Over the last seven years I have developed an interest in building boats. I love being on the Hudson River. I’ve lived within a mile of the Hudson my entire life. My nose… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: May 2012 Issue of Boating on the Hudson now available!

As always you can pick up the latest FREE issue of Boating on the Hudson magazine at your local marina or you can view it online HERE. Some of the great articles include;… Continue reading

Please Vote To Help Keep Them Afloat! (WE NEED YOUR HELP!!)

Please help us support Pamela Hepburn, one of the few female tug captains, and David Sharps, a juggling showboat barge captain, Tug Pegasus and the Waterfront Museum Barge, in Brooklynn, NY by voting… Continue reading

HVMTA HAVERSTRAW BOAT SHOW OPENS TODAY! Pre-Boat Show Interview with Charlie Meltchner, Jr. of Mahopac Marina

It’s finally here!  The 2012 HVMTA Haverstraw Boat show opens today at 12:00 pm!   See The Exclusive Interview with Charlie Meltchener of Mahopac Marina, 897 South Lake Blvd., Mahopac, NY 10541, 845-628-6550,… Continue reading

See Lex as he drives down a beautiful country road on his way toward the haverstraw boat show preview!


Continued Communication With USCG Commander Regarding Vessel Stops On The Hudson River

In the April 2012 Issue of Boating on the Hudson Magazine there was a one page article from Gabe Capobianchi, president of the HVMTA,about a high level meeting with the USCG, Marine Police… Continue reading

The Importance Of Bumpers (Fenders) On Your Boat

Check out this article from about fenders with a style and sizing chart to ensure you have the best protection for your boat.

Take a Water Test With Lex On His Sea Doo GTX Jet Ski!

Lex’s 2000 Sea Doo GTX Jet Ski wasn’t running right so he took it into Alex’s Marine Plus in New Windsor, NY for a “check-up” and looks like he just needed fresh carburetors… Continue reading

2 Days Till The 2012 HVMTA Haverstraw Boat Show!

We are only 2 days away from the 2012 HVMTA (Hudson Valley Marine Trades Association) Haverstraw Boat Show at the Haverstraw Marina in Haverstraw, NY. FREE PARKING! FREE ADMISSION! Food, Music, Boat Dealers,… Continue reading

Space Shuttle Enterprise Final Flight Re-Scheduled AGAIN, Now Set For Friday (April 27th)

From MYFOXNY.COM – “NASA managers, in coordination with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, are tentatively targeting Friday, April 27, for the space shuttle Enterprise to arrive at JFK from Washington’s Dulles… Continue reading

Space Shuttle Enterprise Final Flight Scheduled And Several Other Aircraft Are Moved Upriver To Make Room

They say “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere”, well…  thanks to the weather making it “here” has been a little challenging.  However, according to several online reports the… Continue reading

First it was Great Upstate, Now Greenwich. BOAT SALES ARE ON THE RISE! Great Outlook For The 2012 HVMTA Haverstraw Boat Show!

On April 2, 2012 we posted about the Great Upstate Boat Show (HERE) and that over the course of the three day show 75 boats were sold totaling over $3 million in sales!… Continue reading

EXTREME KITEBOARDING on the Hudson River!! (Video)

Check out this video taken by Lex of two people Kitesurfing/Kiteboarding near Newburgh on the Hudson River. Kitesurfing or Kiteboarding is an extreme water sport that ccombines gymnastics, paragliding, surfing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing.… Continue reading

WILD HUDSON – Manatee (yes you read that right, MANATEE!) Part 5

The massive, slow moving, mammal known as a Manatee (specifically West Indian Manatee) is mainly associated with southern more tropical waters like Florida.  Manatees, like most sea mammals, migrate and a couple have… Continue reading

CHECK THIS OUT! Sea Plane Stops at Newburgh Waterfront for a Bite to Eat!

Check this out!  This video was shot last September (2011) at the Newburgh Waterfront.  Lex interview’s sea plane pilot, Joe, about his trip up river to grab a bite to eat!  

See A Fisherman In A Small Boat Bravely Make His Way Southward in Heavy Wind and Waves!