Tuesday, January 16, 2018

What’s in Saltwater?

What’s in Saltwater?

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. If you’re in the ocean looking over the side of your boat, what do you see? You may say that you just see seawater, but what you’re looking at is saltwater filled with super-tiny amazing things. Not every saltwater body has the same chemical makeup. Yet generally, there are ions dissolved into the water […]

Cleaner Boating

Cleaner Boating

September 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Cleanliness is next to godliness is an expression that goes back to Biblical days, when there were fewer people and even fewer boats.  If our generation wants to hand over the world’s precious waterways to our children and grandkids— in the same (or better) condition— there are a few simple rules, rubrics, and guidelines to […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

If you store your boat at home, or at a facility that will allow you to paint the bottom yourself, we’re sharing tips to help you do the job the right way. Prepping and painting the bottom of your boat may not be fun, but it is one of the most important jobs you’ll undertake. […]

Making Sound Decisions to Protect & Restore

Making Sound Decisions to Protect & Restore

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The nooks and crannies of the Long Island Sound’s coastline stretch for 600 miles and include habitats such as tidal wetlands, coastal forests, grasslands, and rocky shorelines. These habitats are thriving with wildlife– juvenile striped bass and bluefish hide among the plants and ribbed mussels cling to the peat in wetlands, horseshoe crabs crawl along sandy beaches to lay their eggs, and osprey soar overhead looking for their next meal. Then there are all of us who visit our shoreline to swim, boat, or just enjoy the beauty of this precious resource.