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Dazzling Fall Colors

Dazzling Fall Colors

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps to make summer’s passing more palatable, autumn throws quite a party along Long Island’s shores. Boaters have a wonderful perspective to see these fall festivities! We’re listing some great leaf-peeping spots; please note that access to some waterside sites may be limited to rowers and paddlers only. Don’t forget to wear your life jacket […]

Dazzling Fall Colors

Dazzling Fall Colors

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Perhaps to make summer’s passing more palatable, autumn throws quite a party along Long Island’s shores. Boaters have a wonderful perspective to see these fall festivities! We’re listing some great leaf-peeping spots; please note that access to some waterside sites may be limited to rowers and paddlers only. Don’t forget to wear your life jacket […]

Autumn on Display

Autumn on Display

November 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Summer’s end would be harder to handle if fall didn’t throw such a colorful (and distracting) party along our shores! We’re sharing some of our favorite spots for leaf peepers; as some sighting sites are limited to hikers or canoes, kayaks, and SUPs, be sure to check for parking fees and any necessary permits. If […]

Long Island’s Coves & Anchorages

Long Island’s Coves & Anchorages

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Click on each highlighted cove listing below to read our review. North Shore Coves & Anchorages (West to East) Little Bay Leeds Pond North Hempstead Town Beach West Harbor The Sand Hole Lloyd Harbor Sand City Nissequogue River Whitehall Beach Pirates Cove South Shore Coves & Anchorages (West to East) Plumb Beach Short Beach Zach’s […]

Connetquot River

Connetquot River

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the nicest south shore areas at which to drop anchor and spend the day is the Connetquot River. Located just off of Nicolls Bay, this river is lined with homes, restaurants, and marinas, and its typical tranquility makes it ideal for those that don’t like to be bounced around. The river turns from […]

Boat Parade and Fireworks on the Connetquot River

Boat Parade and Fireworks on the Connetquot River

November 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Everybody loves a parade.  And, boaters and non-boaters alike love viewing a parade of brightly lit boats glistening on the Connetquot River — especially when they are followed by Grucci Fireworks.   The parade takes place Saturday, November 29 at 5:30 pm; the fireworks start about 7:00 pm. There’ll be boat after boat, each trying to […]

Seeing Fall’s Foliage

Seeing Fall’s Foliage

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Summer’s end would be a lot harder to handle if autumn didn’t stage a spectacular show along our waterways. It’s as if Mother Nature wants to distract us from the chill in the air and the shortness of the days, and she succeeds (at least as long as we’re out boating and enjoying her beautiful […]

Rafting Up

Rafting Up

June 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Safely Partying on Boats Have you wondered about those multi-boat gatherings you see in protected waters? What’s going on is a raft up, a good time event with good friends, boating style.  If you haven’t had the chance to participate in one, you’re missing out on a true benefit of owning a boat. Raft […]

The View

The View

I frequent waterfront restaurants because I can’t get enough of the serenity and beauty that a water view offers. The View in Oakdale has quickly become a favorite! The Lessing’s team – a renowned name in the local culinary sphere – revitalized the old Riverview, creating a stunning bayside venue.