Thursday, January 18, 2018

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

January 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Capt’n Mike and I dreamed during the frosty winter about a boating adventure aboard our trailered 17-foot Siren, Katie. We would have our first overnight trip with the boat, accompanied by our nine-year-old and seven-year-old kids. A handheld GPS had been Capt’n Mike’s Christmas gift (a real budget breaker), and I had read the manual, […]

So Many Choices!

So Many Choices!

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

I count myself as someone very fortunate to live on Long Island and have the opportunity to enjoy its beautiful waters.  Thanks to the generosity of friends, I’ve experienced the excitement of sailing, paddling, and power boating. Though I yearn to own a power boat, a sailboat, and a kayak of my own, that’s not […]

Paddles Up!

Paddles Up!

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. A chance encounter would steer Meg Kilmer’s life in a new direction. “I joined this team and you are going to love it,” a woman told Kilmer. The team she was referring to was Pink Phoenix, a dragon boat team whose members are breast cancer survivors. Inspired by a team of visually impaired paddlers […]

Camaraderie & Safety Courses

February 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Imagine sharing boating stories with a great group of friends at a potluck dinner, a bowling party, a dinner dance, and a picnic.  Then think about meeting these same boaters out on the water for a raft up or a fun time in Greenport. While you’re visualizing, put yourself in a classroom instructing others on […]

Why We Boat

Why We Boat

August 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Why We Boat Tab Hauser Each season thousands of Long Islanders take to the water because we love boating. True boaters think about being on their vessels all year; we all know someone that uses the boating calendar year round as a reference. As in asking someone in the off season how she or he […]