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

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

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

Outdone By The Outdrives! (Can The Oil Really Make A Difference) by John Pagliuca

It’s not unusual and often expected, for an owner of a car dealership to rave about products, especially what he sells. But when Larry Marchese, owner of Marchese Chevrolet in Fort Montgomery, New… Continue reading

WE NEED YOUR HELP: Sailboat Missing From West Point

UPDATE: Gotta love the power of social media! The sailboat has been found and is going to be picked up by Sea Tow and returned to West Point. Thank you all so much… Continue reading

Mahopac Marine – Checkmate Go Fast Boats & Mercury OptiMax Pro XS Outboards

  High Speed, Strong, Great Resale Value are just a few of the words to describe the new Checkmates at Mahopac Marine, in Mahopac, NY. Think speed as Checkmates give the best performance for your… Continue reading

Southern Saratoga Happenings by Pete Bardunias

  (Pete Bardunias is the President/CEO of the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County) Whether by land or sea, a visit to the newly opened Blu Tea Company (111 Park Avenue, Mechanicville, NY 12118) will tickle… 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

Properly Installing Propellers On Straight Shaft Boats by Gabe Capobianchi (Co-Owner of Precision Propeller)

Precision Propeller and its staff, loves the propeller business. With over 25 years in the business, our entire staff gets involved in not only repairing propellers but is concerned the actual installation of… Continue reading

Unicorn – Only All-Female Crewed Tall Ship In The World

Sailing as the only all-female crewed tall ship in the world, Unicorn sails the sea with proven on-board leadership programs for teenage girls and women. Holland-built in 1947 from German U-boat metals, Unicorn… 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

Bond, $60,000 Bond – Moonraker Now Being Towed Into Court For Rescue Salvage Award

In August of 2011, Topical Storm Irene blew through the Hudson Valley causing a lot of mayhem and destruction.  On August 29th, 2011,  “Moonraker”, a 120 foot super yacht, became disabled during the… Continue reading

Schumer Demands Reduction in Unnecessary Boat Stops And Universal Inspection Sticker System

  hoi FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 26, 2012   SCHUMER: TO REDUCE REDUNDANT AND MADDENING BOATING STOPPAGES, COAST GUARD MUST IMMEDIATELY IMPLEMENT UNIVERSAL STICKER SYSTEM FOR BOATING INSPECTIONS   During Mid-Summer Boating Season,… Continue reading

Launch Ramp Or Travel Lift?? – Really Big Boats Don’t Get Launched That Way…

“Most Boats” are launched by Trailer at a Launch Ramp or by Travel Lift, but this is a great video compilation on how boats a little bigger get launched…  WATCH OUT FOR THE… Continue reading

What’s It Like To Wake Up To A Sunrise On A Boat?

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

Hudson River Day – July 21st, 2012

Saturday, July 21, 2012 is Hudson River Day! “Hudson River Day is a day of celebration of the Hudson River and its watershed. This collaborative celebration is presented by the NYSDEC Hudson River… Continue reading