Monthly Archive: June, 2012

1st Jet Ski Race TOMORROW at 11am at the Riverfront Marina in Newburgh, NY

1st Jet Ski Race of 2012 TOMORROW (July 1st) at 11am at the Riverfront Marina in Newburgh, NY!!! Contact Lex for more info – lex@boatingonthehudson.com 201-953-9984

Bear Mountain Fireworks TONIGHT!

Unfortunately the 4th of July falls smack dab in the middle of the week this year and many places are having their celebrations on Tuesday (July 3rd) or Wednesday (July 4th).  Bear Mountain… Continue reading

Join the Living River Regatta to Save the Sloop Woody Guthrie by Gigi Fris

Returning the favor: The boat that taught hundreds how to sail and took over 30,000 out on the Hudson River for free needs a helping hand! Remember late last August, 2011? The Hudson… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: July 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. In this Issue: 8 Fireworks From… Continue reading

Best Places To See 4th Of July Fireworks On The Hudson River From Your Boat

With most almost every town having their fireworks show on the 4th this year you may have a great 360 fireworks show from your marina, but if you are looking to get an… Continue reading

Floatilla In Honor Of The Wounded Warriors

Hudson River Boating Destination – Sandy Beach

This past weekend was one for the record books!  Little to no humidity, warm and sunny an AMAZING weekend for boating on the Hudson River.  Check out this video of a great boating… Continue reading

HVMTA Newburgh In-Water Boat Show STARTS TODAY!

HVMTA Newburgh In-Water Boat Show STARTS TODAY!!  Friday, June 22th 12:00PM – 6:00PM Saturday, June 23th 10:00AM – 6:00PM Sunday, June 24th 10:00AM – 5:00PM Check out this sneak peak as the vendors… Continue reading

Summer Is Finally Here!

Today is the first day of Summer (also known as The Summer Solstice) and what a day it is.  Temperatures have hit 90+ degrees throughout the Hudson Valley with some areas hitting record… Continue reading

Lex Personally Invites You To The First Jet Ski Race Of The Season!

If you are interested in participating contact Lex; lex@boatingonthehudson.com

A Whale Of A Not So Good Time Off The Coast Of Mexico

Thankfully nothing of this size has tried jumping into a boat on the hudson river… 67-year-old, Max Young, was rescued after his 50ft Sailboat was struck by a whale about 40 miles off… Continue reading

Come To The 1st Jet-Ski Race of 2012!

Bring On Adventure Today! Happy Father’s Day!

Most people have heard that BOAT stands for Break Out Another Thousand, but in the spirit of Father’s Day I would like to add another definition; Bring On Adventure Today!  We hope everyone… Continue reading

6 Foot Boa Snake At The Newburgh Waterfront!

Crazy Gas Prices In Danbury, CT

Check the prices before you pump!  Many gas stations give a “discount” for using cash, but now it seems others are charging a heafty premium if using credit.  Check out the crazy gas… Continue reading

Replicas Of The Niña and The Pinta At The Newburgh Waterfront

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue… In 2012 the Niña and the Pinta have arrived at the Newburgh Waterfront! Come down to the Newburgh Waterfront Thursday, June 14th thru Sunday, June 17th… Continue reading

Yacht Explosion Distress Call Near Sandy Hook A Hoax?

According to several news reports; There was an emergency radio transmission made around 4:20 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012.  The motor yacht, “The Blind Date”, was reportedly 17 nautical miles east of Sandy… Continue reading

What’s RIGHT With The Hudson River?

With all the negativity out there about what is WRONG with the Hudson River, Lex reflects on what is RIGHT!

Check Out The View From Bannerman’s Island!

Pollopel Island, also known as Bannerman’s Island, is about 50 miles north of New York City and about 1,000 feet from the Hudson River’s eastern shore. The island is about 6.5 acres —… Continue reading

Eggs For Moose – Ivey’s In My Kitchen

“I have a friend, her name is Moose. Technically now, it’s Mimi. But back in the day, when I was a 13 yr old juvenille delinquent hanging out at REC, when I met… Continue reading