Category Archive: Hudson River

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: February/March 2013 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: 6 New Launch… Continue reading

Newly Released Tappan Zee Bridge Plans (From 01.18.13)

THESE ARE THE NEWLY RELEASED TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE PLANS AS OF 1/18/13. BEGINNING IN MARCH A NEW SET OF 6 foot PILINGS WILL BE DRIVEN, (AS OPPOSED TO THE 8 foot PILINGS DRIVEN… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: November/December 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: 4 Saratoga County!… 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

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!

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

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

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

Gorgeous VIBRANT Double Rainbow On The Hudson River (VIDEO)

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

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

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

Astronomy Delight! by Ed and Susan Forrest

During the past few months I have written in this column about how to get started in the hobby of amateur astronomy. Although my articles were mostly geared towards seniors and those who… Continue reading

SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY… 20th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition

The 20th Annual Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition is this Sunday, September 2, on the Hudson River between West 43rd and West 79th Streets in Manhattan. More than a dozen tugboats will battle for… Continue reading

More Than Your Average… Knot

Most boaters know the basics to tying knots… or at least should.  AnimatedKnots.com is a great site that shows you (through a picture slide show) how to make each of the knots pictured… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: September 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 Outdrives 10… Continue reading

DIARY OF A WAVERUNNER MANIAC By AJ

DIARY OF A WAVERUNNER MANIAC By AJ, age 15, (son of Tony LIberti & Donna Liberti) Publishers note:  This trip by the Liberti family and their group was in the planning stages since early… Continue reading