Category Archive: Jet-Ski

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

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

More Than Your Average… Knot

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


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

Facebook Fan Question – Do You Need A Boating Certificate? – NY Requirements and MORE!

Yesterday, we had a great question from one of our Facebook Fans. ”do you need a boating certificate to operate a boat if your older then 18 years of age?” (Become a fan… Continue reading

Where Have All The Boats Gone?

On July 4th, Lex was out on the Hudson River to do a video message about the 4th of July and at the end noticed there was something missing…  Where are all the… Continue reading

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 – 201-953-9984

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

If you are interested in participating contact Lex;

Come To The 1st Jet-Ski Race of 2012!

Are You Going Out On The Water This Weekend? Just A Reminder….

    We wanted to be sure to remind you, our boaters & jet skiers,  if you are stopped by a State or Local Police Agency (sheriff, town, village, county, state, etc) on… Continue reading

Funny Video – Come To Captain Jakes During Pirate Weekend!

This is a great video with Jill and Suzie of Captain Jake’s Seafood Restaurant, 40 Front Street, Newburgh, NY.  Captain Jake’s is one of the participating restaurants where you can get 10% off… Continue reading

BOATER POLL: Are You Ready And In The Water For The 2012 Boating Season?

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, which most would consider the start of the boating season on the Hudson River.  We want to know how many of you have your boat/jet ski/kayak ready… Continue reading

Jet-Ski Fun Footage From The Weekend

Check out this footage of some Jet-Ski Fun from the weekend. Did you get out on the water this weekend?  Where is your favorite spot to go?  If you didn’t get out on… Continue reading

Vow To Make Time… To Go Boating and/or Jet Skiing!

On a beautiful 80 degree day like today, this video is very fitting.  Please, like this post or leave a comment below if you vow to make time to go out boating or jet skiing this… Continue reading

Lex Reflects On The Miracle of The Hudson River

See The 1st Jet-Ski Run of 2012! (Video)

76 Year Young John Vargo Tearing Up the River On His Second Time Out!

Lex and John are enjoying the day out on their Jet-Ski’s.  Watch 76, year young, John Vargo on his second time out on his jet ski tear up the river!

Jet Ski Fun-Runs by Lex Filipowski (Article from the May 2012 Issue)

“Hello Everyone! This is Lex, Your Fearless Jet-Ski Fun-Run Organizer! “It’s Spring and ‘Tis the season to “Springerize” our PWC’s, start our jet-ski engines and enjoy great fun on the Hudson River for… Continue reading

Registering a Homemade Boat in New York OR How I’ve Come to Hate Bureaucracy by Dallas Trombley

“Over the last seven years I have developed an interest in building boats. I love being on the Hudson River. I’ve lived within a mile of the Hudson my entire life. My nose… 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