Category Archive: stories

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

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

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

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

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

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

Keep The Edge with Lex! by Lex Filipowski (Jet Ski)

Jet Ski This is Lex and welcome to this month’s “Keep The Edge With Lex”, where you will find out about some of the latest great new products and leading edge trends. I’ve… Continue reading

Join the Living River Regatta to Save the Sloop Woody Guthrie by Gigi Fris

Returning the favor: The boat that taught hundreds how to sail and took over 30,000 out on the Hudson River for free needs a helping hand! Remember late last August, 2011? The Hudson… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: July 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 Fireworks From… Continue reading

Yacht Explosion Distress Call Near Sandy Hook A Hoax?

According to several news reports; There was an emergency radio transmission made around 4:20 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012.  The motor yacht, “The Blind Date”, was reportedly 17 nautical miles east of Sandy… Continue reading

Keep The Edge with Lex! by Lex Filipowski (V-MODA – Faders VIP Earphones)

V-MODA – Faders VIP Earphones “Imagine hearing the beautiful symphony of bird song on a glorious, sunny Spring morning as their joyous sounds envelope you in peace and serenity as you greet a brand new… Continue reading

HOT OFF THE PRESSES: June 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: 9 Fred Johannsen… Continue reading

Mohawk River Waterfront Development in Halfmoon, NY

On April 4 The Town Board of Halfmoon, NY, in Saratoga County approved a Planned Development District for the Halfmoon Village and Yacht Club, a proposed 244-unit condominium development with a 75 slip… Continue reading

OpSail 2012 – Haggerty At Large by Betsy Frawley Haggerty

  “If you are a fan of tall sailing ships and naval warships then Wednesday, May 23, would be a good day to play hooky from work or school. Remember OpSail—the spectacular tall… Continue reading

A Hudson Valley Life Well Lived Marie Louise “Risi” Saunders by Andrew Revkin

“The Hudson River Valley and town of Philipstown have lost a cherished presence with the passing of Marie Louise “Risi” Saunders. Born November 10, 1915, in New York City, Risi died in her… 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

Please Vote To Help Keep Them Afloat! (WE NEED YOUR HELP!!)

Please help us support Pamela Hepburn, one of the few female tug captains, and David Sharps, a juggling showboat barge captain, Tug Pegasus and the Waterfront Museum Barge, in Brooklynn, NY by voting… Continue reading

Space Shuttle Enterprise Final Flight Re-Scheduled AGAIN, Now Set For Friday (April 27th)

From MYFOXNY.COM – “NASA managers, in coordination with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, are tentatively targeting Friday, April 27, for the space shuttle Enterprise to arrive at JFK from Washington’s Dulles… Continue reading