Thursday, January 18, 2018

New England Aquarium

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Ocean lovers are attracted to the New England Aquarium’s series of captivating exhibits and an abundance of marine life. While it is not directly accessible by boat, transient slips are available at the Boston Waterboat Marina (617-523-1027) and the Boston Yacht Haven (617-367-5050). The aquarium is located at One Central Wharf in Boston. The aquarium […]

International Grand Slam Racing on Long Island

International Grand Slam Racing on Long Island

November 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The Manhasset Bay Yacht Club in Port Washington recently hosted the 31st annual Knickerbocker Cup. This prestigious Grand Slam match racing event had teams from France, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Great Britain, and Singapore.  There were also three entrants from the United States, including the Riptide Racing team, based in Oyster Bay. One week […]

Checking the Waters with the Peconic Baykeeper

Checking the Waters with the Peconic Baykeeper

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The bright sun was reflecting off the waters of Wiesloch Creek as we boarded The Kathy, the Peconic Baykeeper’s 29-foot-boat. Kevin McAllister (the Peconic Baykeeper) and I couldn’t have asked for a better morning to patrol the shoreline as we made our way around Shinnecock Bay. Bodi, a serene two-year-old chocolate lab who acts as […]

Where do the Spookiest Sea Monsters Live?

Where do the Spookiest Sea Monsters Live?

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Smart(er) Boating Apps

Smart(er) Boating Apps

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Embrace change. I tell that to myself at least once a day. Along with embracing change, I advocate using technological advancements whenever possible to make life easier. Octant and sextant makers have mostly gone the way of paperboys on bicycles, so let’s welcome the best new technology around. Most boaters no longer use a compass […]