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Nassau Point

Nassau Point

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

When you simply want to drop anchor and hang out on the boat, Nassau Point is a great lazy day spot. Just south of Cutchogue, this area is generally calm; enter this anchorage from Little Peconic Bay. The area has been settled since the mid-1600s, and Nassau Point today is home to both year-round and […]

It’s Time to Ban Microbeads

It’s Time to Ban Microbeads

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.   When we brush our teeth in the mornings and wash our faces at night, most of us don’t consider these acts to be harmful in any way. But for many (myself included), the toothpaste, soaps, and facial washes we’ve had in our homes contain tiny plastic microbeads that are leeching into our water […]

Boating Times Discovery – Studying the Earth and Oceans

January 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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Boating Times Discovery – Emma Takes the Helm

November 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If you enjoyed “Emma Takes the Helm” then you’ll also enjoy:                                                                                         […]

NAVTOOL Terms mt. sinai west harbor

October 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

To View and Download Routes  click on the Navtool link at the bottom of this page. Please review the NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE MAPPING SOFTWARE terms to continue: WARNING Do not enter or utilize the marine route-mapping data while craft is in motion. NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE- MAPPING CHARTS AND DIRECTIONS are for use by experienced maritime operators […]

NAVTOOL Terms ln to lh

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

To View and Download Routes  click on the Navtool link at the bottom of this page. Please review the NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE MAPPING SOFTWARE terms to continue: WARNING Do not enter or utilize the marine route-mapping data while craft is in motion. NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE- MAPPING CHARTS AND DIRECTIONS are for use by experienced maritime operators […]

NAVTOOL Terms hh

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

To View and Download Routes  click on the Navtool link at the bottom of this page. Please review the NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE MAPPING SOFTWARE terms to continue: WARNING Do not enter or utilize the marine route-mapping data while craft is in motion. NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE- MAPPING CHARTS AND DIRECTIONS are for use by experienced maritime operators […]

Great South Bay Music Festival

Great South Bay Music Festival

July 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The only thing more fun than enjoying performances by boatloads of musicians is taking a boatload of your friends to the Great South Bay Music Festival via boat. Shorefront Park in Patchogue comes alive as the festival kicks off Friday, July 18 at 4:30 pm. It runs through 11:00 pm that day, continues on Saturday, […]

Boating Times Discovery – Fast and Better Boat Foods

May 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

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West Harbor

West Harbor

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The northwest part of Oyster Bay Harbor, known as West Harbor, is one of the most protected sections of Oyster Bay. Located to the west side of Centre Island, this area is wide open, providing a nice place to drop anchor. Jump in the water to cool off, watch vessels of all sizes pass by, and gaze […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

In 1978, I owned a 1971 24’ Revelcraft with a 318 Chrysler salt-water-cooled inboard engine.   This was a very comfortable boat, capable of taking me and my fiancée on extended-day adventures away from the mooring in Oyster Bay. One beautiful day, we decided to take the boat across the Long Island Sound to Connecticut. […]

Long Island Maritime Museum

Long Island Maritime Museum

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Residing on 14 waterside acres, the Long Island Maritime Museum has five historic buildings and three National Historic Landmarks. Year-round visitors will view historic photos, boat plans, displays of ship models, exhibits of Long Island shipwrecks (including the Wreckers and Rescues exhibit), and an exhibit entitled Oysters, Dutchmen, and the Bay.

Overhaul That First Aid Kit!

Overhaul That First Aid Kit!

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A first aid kit is something we depend on being handy, but rarely give much thought to when all is well. If you can’t say with certainty when you last checked out your boat’s kit, now’s the time to be sure that it is well-stocked with fresh products. Dr. Jack M. Rosenberg, the former director […]

Navtool Agreement for Sand City

February 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NAVTOOL Agreement To View and Download Routes  click on the Navtool link below. Please complete the NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE MAPPING SOFTWARE agreement to continue: WARNING Do not enter or utilize the marine route-mapping data while craft is in motion. NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE- MAPPING CHARTS AND DIRECTIONS are for use by experienced maritime operators only and are […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

February 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In 2012, our boat was moored in Northport Harbor.  While many vessels were already hauled prior to the end of October, our boat was still at its mooring in this very protected north shore harbor, as I was hoping for a few more weeks of boating. As satellite readings came in and weather maps converged, […]

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

November 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The spring of 1972 was a very exciting time for me. I was finishing up my sophomore year in college, and was not looking forward to the summer, as my parents had sold the family boat, Holiday. I had a job, so I saved my money towards a boat for me. It took me a […]

Sinbad

Sinbad

October 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Campbell, whose home port was on Staten Island, adopted a mixed-breed stray puppy in 1938. Little did they know that their canine companion would become a world famous U.S. Coast Guard mascot! The pup was named “Sinbad,” and completed all the required enlistment forms and other official paperwork. […]

Navtool Agreement To Oyster Bay

September 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Navtool Agreement To View and Download Routes  click on the Navtool link below. Please complete the NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE MAPPING SOFTWARE agreement to continue: WARNING Do not enter or utilize the marine route-mapping data while craft is in motion. NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE- MAPPING CHARTS AND DIRECTIONS are for use by experienced maritime operators only and are […]

Navtool Agreement to Stony Brook

September 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Navtool Agreement To View and Download Routes  click on the Navtool link below. Please complete the NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE MAPPING SOFTWARE agreement to continue: WARNING Do not enter or utilize the marine route-mapping data while craft is in motion. NAVTOOL MARINE ROUTE- MAPPING CHARTS AND DIRECTIONS are for use by experienced maritime operators only and are […]

June 2012 Featured Writer

June 2012 Featured Writer

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Angela Tarnok Rocchi and her volunteer fire fighter husband reside in Islip with their dogs. She enjoys kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, bird watching and surfing, works in her family’s business, and raises funds for Islip’s Fire Department and Animal Shelter http://islipcares.com/index.html

Online Viewer

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Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

There are very few times onboard a boat as relaxing as being at anchor on a beautiful summer day. One such day held that promise as we left Northport at 11:00 am in our 37’ Silverton for a 20 minute ride to the anchorage area of Lloyd Harbor (along the southernmost part of the harbor just west of the lighthouse).

Routes from Port Jefferson to Huntington

November 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Click on each chart to enlarge.  You can click a second time to enlarger further.  Clicking on the back button will bring you back to this page for viewing the other charts or downloading the GPX file. Thank you! Scroll down to download this file to your GPS. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… To View and Download Routes  click […]

Boat Mentoring: Leonard Llewellyn

Boat Mentoring: Leonard Llewellyn

September 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With over a half century of teaching preteens the rules of the road of boating under his belt, Leonard Llewellyn is still making boating fun and safe for the next generation of boaters.

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In 1980 my wife Lita and I were living in North Bellmore. The 45 minute trip to get to our boat moored in Oyster Bay was a real time-killer, so that spring we decided to move our 25’ Revelcraft to the south shore. Freeport seemed to be a good location; it was only 10 minutes […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

April 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On March 13th of this year, our brutal winter weather reached its apex with a nasty nor’easter. With its record breaking rainfall and powerful wind gusts, Mother Nature wreaked havoc across the US northeast. As elsewhere, Long Island was littered with uprooted trees, downed wires, flooded homes, and damaged boats. South shore boats reportedly took the brunt of the storm damage on Long Island, but mine on the north shore took it on the chin for all north shore boaters.

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

April 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One sunny day, I met up with two friends for an afternoon of waterskiing. After skiing for more than two hours, we were bored and decided to find a place to eat. The sun was still shining and the waters were calm, so we all agreed it would be way more fun to search for food with the boat rather than head back to the mooring and take the car to a deli.

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Traveling from Bellmore Creek to Reynolds Channel was certainly stressful; we were in unfamiliar, small, shallow waters. The tension was high for a captain making my first big trip while simultaneously trying hard to protect my brand new investment. We went very slowly, our vision obscured by the vapors.

Don’t Do What I Did! – Depth noted in Charts is mean low tide

Don’t Do What I Did! – Depth noted in Charts is mean low tide

January 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Reading the chart right for depth info Has been some time since my father passed away. It was he who introduced me to boating at the age of 4, and even at that early age I fell in love with boating. And while I’d like to think that I probably would have gravitated to boating […]

Dont Do What I Did!

Dont Do What I Did!

November 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Dont Do What I Did!- Study the waterway & charts before every trip .

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