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East End Boat Society

East End Boat Society

July 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Every Wednesday and Saturday, in an inconspicuous wooden barn, set back a hundred feet from a windy Amagansett road, you can find nearly a dozen men keeping the tradition of wooden boat building alive, one splinter at a time.

Summer [Vacation] Work

Summer [Vacation] Work

April 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On Long Island, summer months are synonymous with vacations and weekends spent out on the water. While many of us are working on our tans, most involved in the marine industry are working to make a living.

Deck-Guard Ultrasonic Bird Repeller

Deck-Guard Ultrasonic Bird Repeller

March 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The easy to install Deck-Guard Ultrasonic Bird Repeller ($79.95) is a motion activated system that emits a 30-55 kHz frequency that keeps birds and their fecal matter away from your boat. The frequency was designed to not be audible by humans or dogs.  Ideal for those boating on the North Shore where seagull populations have […]

Hydrobike USA

Hydrobike USA

March 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The exercise of a bike ride combined with the adventure of kayaking has been combined to form the Hydrobike ($1,599). Allowing you to sit upright and steer with a simple handle bar-rudder system, the Hydrobike replaces the same old bike trails with hundreds of miles of harbors, bays and creeks. Engineered by a professional canoe […]

Safety Turtle

Safety Turtle

March 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Keeping an eye on your children and pets as they race from the bow to stern in a bizarre sugar induced relay race can be anything but a relaxing experience, especially while entertaining guests aboard your boat. Peace of mind is now available and it comes in the shape of a green terrapin. The Safety […]

Siren Marine

Siren Marine

March 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Being able to monitor your boat’s vital signs and location in between answering emails and sending text messages certainly puts the smart back into smart phones. Siren Sprite ($599.00) allows you to monitor your vessels bilge water and battery levels, engine temperature and using GPS technology, its location. Venture into town worry free with your […]

The Coast Guard Auxiliary: A Day in the Life

The Coast Guard Auxiliary: A Day in the Life

February 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Chances are good that if you boat in the waters near East Moriches, you have seen Captain Vin Pica of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGA) patrolling in his 26’ Parker. The odds are, if you have seen Captain Pica, you have probably also waved to him like your fellow boaters often do.

Surf’s Up for Special Surfers

Surf’s Up for Special Surfers

September 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

. A  group of surfers, sitting on their boards in Long Beach, were waiting for one perfect ocean wave. With long brown hair, a slender build, and a look of excited concentration on his face, Max was one of the eager surfers. He paddled towards shore until the time was right. Chasing the wave, Max […]