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Boat Mentors Are Hungry to Help

Boat Mentors Are Hungry to Help

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Arlene Kase sails all the time now, but that wasn’t the case ten years ago. Kase’s significant other, Ken Magida, is passionate about skiing and sailing.  Soon after they started dating, Magida took Kase skiing. She quickly decided that she hated it.  However, when they went sailing in the summer, she discovered that she loved […]

Hot Summer Reads

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

My idea of a relaxing summer day includes time to kick back, stretch out, and dive into an engrossing book. Many of this magazine’s readers feel the same; we’re pleased to include their recommendations in our annual list of good summer boating reads. One of my real favorites is The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. […]

Boating for a Lifetime

Boating for a Lifetime

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Does boating itself keep you mentally and physically fit, or is it your passion for the pastime that propels you forward? Two octogenarians always anticipating new boating adventures while relishing their memories on the water would say yes to both questions. Dave Goldsmith, an 82-year-old avid sailor, has a lifelong love of recreational boating. […]

A Newbie Goes Sailing

A Newbie Goes Sailing

January 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Though I’m an experienced power boater with a lot of time on cruisers and other watercrafts, I went sailing for the first time this past summer. Thanks to Ron Ferina, who runs a sailing program for Long Island’s United States Power Squadrons®, I was put in contact with Dave Goldsmith. Captain Dave, a very […]

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

November 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Editor, Being the “subject” of the article in the Oct. 2012 issue [“A Newbie Goes Sailing,” by Melissa McMahon], I wanted to thank you for publishing, in my estimation, a well-done story. Yes, it’s nice to see my name in print, but my compliments to Melissa for “capturing the flavor” of the day trip.  […]