Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Is Sunscreen a Summer-Only Necessity?

Is Sunscreen a Summer-Only Necessity?

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. You wouldn’t leave your house without shoes in December, so why head out without sunscreen? Shoes are important to keep your feet from suffering frostbite, and sunscreen prevents your skin from absorbing sun radiation that leads to premature aging and raises the risk of life-threatening conditions, including melanoma and other skin cancers. Though many […]

Helping the Gowanus Canal Come Clean

Helping the Gowanus Canal Come Clean

September 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Helping the Gowanus Canal Come Clean Aquatic robot aids effort to save polluted NYC waterway Peering into the opaque, olive-toned water of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal from the safety of my canoe, I spotted patches of lavender oil speckling the surface. Clumps of unidentifiable garbage floated past my paddle. Up ahead, pedestrians crossing the Union Street […]

All Engines Are Not Alike

All Engines Are Not Alike

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

For the recreational boater, the two popular choices for engines are the two-stroke and the four-stroke.  Each has its advantages, but the four-stroke may be the engine of choice for the environmentally conscious boater. Due to new emission standards, both the two-stroke and the four-stroke engines have made great strides in reducing the amount of […]

Leaving Your Worries at Bay: Boater’s Insurance 101

Leaving Your Worries at Bay: Boater’s Insurance 101

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Imagine suddenly running aground in the middle of the Great South Bay, striking another boat, or being battered around after a sudden squall.