Category Archive: Fun Facts

Happy Firday The 13th! – Surprising History And Folklore About Black Cats And Sailing

Most people associate black cats (and Friday the 13th for that matter) with bad luck.  Here are a few surprising history and folklore about black cats and sailing/boating. A LITTLE HISTORY ABOUT “SHIP’S CAT” The… 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

(UPDATE) Space Shuttle Enterprise is coming to the Hudson River!

The scheduled fly over of the Enterprise for Monday, April 23rd between 9:30 and 11:30 in the morning has been postponed.  Due to inclement weather forecasted in both Washington DC and New York… Continue reading

Space Shuttle Enterprise is coming to the Hudson River!

In July 2011, NASA flew its last shuttle flight and has since been preparing their spaceships for their final mission to become museum displays in Los Angeles, Washington DC and New York City.  Earlier this morning… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: April 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

Boating Superstitions

Did you know that black cats are actually a sign for good luck for a sailor? Have you ever been told not to look back once your ship has left port as this… Continue reading

Did you know? Boating Facts (# 1)

Did you know the world’s earliest known plank-built ship, dated to 2600 BC, and was discovered next to the Great Pyramid in 1952. Made from cedar and sycamore wood,  it was in almost… Continue reading