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

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

14 People And A Dog Rescued All In One Week Off Alaskan Coast

The United States Coast Guard crews in Alaska were very busy this past week, rescuing 14 people and 1 dog (from four separate incidents). Below is the Mayday call from one of the incidents.  On… Continue reading

Maritime History Museum at Fort Schuyler By Lada Simek

What! One of the largest museums of ships and maritime history is in New York City directly under the Throgs Neck bridge? In the only completely restored pre-civil war fort in the USA? With ship models worth… 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

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

Not Every Boat Is A 10 – No Wake Zone – By Dennis Donato

WOW! Itʼs September already and the boating season is almost over!! Thatʼs right, only 60 more days until the boats have to be off of the fl oating docks and the clubs begin… Continue reading

Remembering September 11th…

To all of the men and women who lost their lives on September 11th, 2001… WE WILL NEVER FORGET… Today marks the 11the anniversary of the September 11th attacks and as cliche as… Continue reading

Gorgeous VIBRANT Double Rainbow On The Hudson River (VIDEO)

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

Hunting In New Jersey by Jim Stabile

Despite New Jersey having more people per square mile than any state and the highest property taxes in the country, the state has an asset some overlook–hunting. From deer and bears to waterfowl… Continue reading

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