Monthly Archive: September, 2012

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: October 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 Trailer Trouble… Continue reading

Miracle On The Hudson Reenacted In Beijing China

Beijing: China simulated the 2009 landing of an aircraft in Hudson river in the US, using a full-scale model and rescuing 150 ‘passengers’ in the country’s first search and rescue exercise involving a… Continue reading

Boater Safety Course Starts Tomorrow! (Offered By The Storm King Power Squadron)

It’s not too late to sign up!  Classes start tomorrow! Did you know you need to complete and pass a Boating Safety Course in order to operate a PWC (Jet-Ski) in the state… Continue reading

14 People And A Dog Rescued All In One Week Off Alaskan Coast

The United States Coast Guard crews in Alaska were very busy this past week, rescuing 14 people and 1 dog (from four separate incidents). Below is the Mayday call from one of the incidents.  On… Continue reading

Maritime History Museum at Fort Schuyler By Lada Simek

What! One of the largest museums of ships and maritime history is in New York City directly under the Throgs Neck bridge? In the only completely restored pre-civil war fort in the USA? With ship models worth… Continue reading

Pain At The Dock by Dave Weakley

Dr Gel, “I’m looking into purchasing a 1987 Hobie 16. During the inspection, I noticed that the starboard deck is completely soft from just forward of the front pylon to pretty much the… Continue reading

Storm King Power Squadron Offers Boater Safety Course

Did you know you need to complete and pass a Boating Safety Course in order to operate a PWC (Jet-Ski) in the state of NY (as well as other states in the U.S.)?… Continue reading

Keep The Edge with Lex! by Lex Filipowski (Aqua Box & ECOXPRO)

Aqua Box & ECOXCPRO Welcome to this month’s “Keep The Edge With Lex” column. Since this is a boating magazine I can use my great and powerful psychic abilities to predict that you… Continue reading

Not Every Boat Is A 10 – No Wake Zone – By Dennis Donato

WOW! Itʼs September already and the boating season is almost over!! Thatʼs right, only 60 more days until the boats have to be off of the fl oating docks and the clubs begin… Continue reading

Remembering September 11th…

To all of the men and women who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001… WE WILL NEVER FORGET… Today marks the 11the anniversary of the September 11th attacks and as cliche as… Continue reading

Gorgeous VIBRANT Double Rainbow On The Hudson River (VIDEO)

Check out this gorgeous and vibrant double rainbow on the Hudson River!

Hunting In New Jersey by Jim Stabile

Despite New Jersey having more people per square mile than any state and the highest property taxes in the country, the state has an asset some overlook–hunting. From deer and bears to waterfowl… Continue reading

An Angel from Afar by John H. Vargo, Publisher

Here you are water skiing on the west shore of the Hudson opposite the Indian Point Nuclear plants and suddenly your boat stops! What the hell, the water skier drops off, takes off his… Continue reading

Anchor Your Portfolio with Index Funds by Art Stahl

The anchors you carry on your boat are not complicated or high tech devices, but you wouldn’t leave the dock without them; they can hold your boat in place when you’re not driving,… Continue reading

Hudson River Tides For September 2012

From The Battery to Troy CLICK HERE for the tides for September 2012 (you will need Adobe Acrobat to view the article) You can find this and more in the latest issue of Boating… Continue reading

Now That I Have It, What The #U@% Should I Do With It??? – Ivey’s In My Kitchen

I just know you’ve gotta be asking yourself that too, right? Summer is ending and I am totally overwhelmed, I’ve got so many tomatoes and cucumbers left, my garden looks like a men’s lockeroom. It’s my fault, I planted… Continue reading

Outdone By The Outdrives! (Can The Oil Really Make A Difference) by John Pagliuca

It’s not unusual and often expected, for an owner of a car dealership to rave about products, especially what he sells. But when Larry Marchese, owner of Marchese Chevrolet in Fort Montgomery, New… Continue reading

WE NEED YOUR HELP: Sailboat Missing From West Point

UPDATE: Gotta love the power of social media! The sailboat has been found and is going to be picked up by Sea Tow and returned to West Point. Thank you all so much… Continue reading

Mahopac Marine – Checkmate Go Fast Boats & Mercury OptiMax Pro XS Outboards

  High Speed, Strong, Great Resale Value are just a few of the words to describe the new Checkmates at Mahopac Marine, in Mahopac, NY. Think speed as Checkmates give the best performance for your… Continue reading

Southern Saratoga Happenings by Pete Bardunias

  (Pete Bardunias is the President/CEO of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County) Whether by land or sea, a visit to the newly opened Blu Tea Company (111 Park Avenue, Mechanicville, NY 12118) will tickle… Continue reading