Monthly Archive: October, 2012


Many of you know the fourteen people who were the crew from the Tall Ship The H.M.S. Bounty since the Bounty spent some time giving tours at The Newburgh Waterfront.  14 of the 16… Continue reading

The Importance of Getting Your Boat Winterized Properly (With Alex’s Marine Plus)

Alex’s Marine Plus! Keeping Your Boat in Tip Top Shape: The Importance of Getting Your Boat Winterized Properly Boating On The Hudson (BOTH): Hi Alex, all of us at Boating on The Hudson are… Continue reading

What Goes Around Comes Around (Dayliners Past and Present)

The Hendrick Hudson Dayliner The Hendrick Hudson Dayliner, built in 1906 was designed to carry 5500 passengers to various stops along the Hudson River including Indian Point Amusement Park. This was a very well run… Continue reading

INDIAN POINT AMUSEMENT PARK by Wesley Gottlock and Barbara H. Gottlock

Excerpted from “Lost Amusement Parks of the Hudson Valley” Around the turn of the twentieth century, the Hudson Valley was undergoing dramatic changes largely fueled by New York City’s burgeoning population. Fewer residents… Continue reading

It’s All Good by Captain Don Fleming

I would like to take this opportunity to announce my retirement from the Boat Handling Instruction Business. I have decided to allow more time for my wife, family and friends with plans for… Continue reading


by John H. Pagliuca (an Independent Amsoil Dealer) What serious boater doesn’t prepare for the season properly? And as the season progresses, stays on top of issues pertaining to there vessel of choice. One… Continue reading

Doing It Old School by Jeff Sublett

Whenever I spend time on one of the historic tall ships I’m reminded of sailing on a friend’s current sailboat. We sit in a cushioned cockpit, out of the sun under a bimini,… Continue reading

No One On The River? Get Out And Go!


The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has confirmed that junior hunters ages 14-15 will be able to hunt deer during a special youth firearms deer season over Columbus Day Weekend this year, October 6 through October 8,… Continue reading

Oktoberfest at the Newburgh Waterfront! October 14th, 2012

Come One, Come All to Oktoberfest at the Newburgh Waterfront Sunday, October 14th, 2012 from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM RAIN OR SHINE FREE Admission FREE Parking *BRING A LAWNCHAIR* Authentic German Cuisine… Continue reading

Trailer Trouble (With A Happy Ending)

Having not had the boat out all year, we decided to make the trip to the river and make a run for the Saugerties Lighthouse for their annual Between the Tides festival. I… Continue reading

Those Were The Days: The Early 60’s by John H. Vargo, Publisher

This was the time, 1961, at the foot of 9th Street in Verplanck, NY, (the Coal Dock) you could buy four “dogs” and a soda for a dollar and a half. Only a… Continue reading