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

Dogs and Water – A great combination!

Check out this video of Apollo, a 20 lb Pomeranian, playing fetch in the Hudson River.

FUN ON THE WATER – Lex Interviews A Family From Rhode Island On Their 34ft Boat

The Latest in Video Technology – 360 video!  Click and drag or use your left & right arrow keys to see a 360 degree view of the interview! Lex Interviews a family on their… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS – Boy Runs On Water!

There are tons of fun ways to enjoy the water…  Water skiing, tubing and now…  Running on water!  This is an inflatable “Water Runner” by Banzai. It’s like a human version of a gerbil wheel!

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

Lex’s July 4th Message From The Hudson River


And I’m proud to be an American,where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died,who gave that right to me.~ Lee Greenwood   WE HOPE EVERYONE HAS… Continue reading

Ossining (Croton) & Haverstraw (Bowline) 4th of July Fireworks TONIGHT!

Tonight is the Ossining & Haverstraw 4th of July Fireworks! OSSINING –  From Croton Point south has a number of wonderful fireworks displays that can be seen by boat. Actually, the roads are… Continue reading

Lex Interviews 3 Four Year Old Boys Enjoying Cold Spring, NY

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

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 – lex@boatingonthehudson.com 201-953-9984

Bear Mountain Fireworks TONIGHT!

Unfortunately the 4th of July falls smack dab in the middle of the week this year and many places are having their celebrations on Tuesday (July 3rd) or Wednesday (July 4th).  Bear Mountain… 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

Best Places To See 4th Of July Fireworks On The Hudson River From Your Boat

With most almost every town having their fireworks show on the 4th this year you may have a great 360 fireworks show from your marina, but if you are looking to get an… Continue reading

Floatilla In Honor Of The Wounded Warriors

Hudson River Boating Destination – Sandy Beach

This past weekend was one for the record books!  Little to no humidity, warm and sunny an AMAZING weekend for boating on the Hudson River.  Check out this video of a great boating… Continue reading

HVMTA Newburgh In-Water Boat Show STARTS TODAY!

HVMTA Newburgh In-Water Boat Show STARTS TODAY!!  Friday, June 22th 12:00PM – 6:00PM Saturday, June 23th 10:00AM – 6:00PM Sunday, June 24th 10:00AM – 5:00PM Check out this sneak peak as the vendors… Continue reading

Summer Is Finally Here!

Today is the first day of Summer (also known as The Summer Solstice) and what a day it is.  Temperatures have hit 90+ degrees throughout the Hudson Valley with some areas hitting record… Continue reading

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

If you are interested in participating contact Lex; lex@boatingonthehudson.com