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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

December 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home, is one of Virginia’s most special and historically rich locations. The mansion and grounds provide an in-depth glimpse into George and Martha’s life. The site is located along the banks of the Potomac River, making it ideal to for boaters; dock at Mount Vernon Docks, a quick walk to […]

Connetquot River Boat Parade and Fireworks

Connetquot River Boat Parade and Fireworks

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On the water or along the shore, you won’t want to miss the lights and sights of the Connetquot River Boat Parade. On Saturday, November 28, festively lit and decorated boats start at the View restaurant at 5:30 pm and proceed to the Snapper Inn (and then back again). As much fun as it to […]

Stars and Stripes Fall Festival

Stars and Stripes Fall Festival

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If it’s September, it’s time for the annual Stars and Stripes Fall Festival in East Rockaway! This year all the fun takes place Friday, September 18 through Sunday, September 20. The festival is filled with entertaining activities for everyone. Situated next to the Talfor Boat Basin, the festival will feature music, food, carnival rides, clowns, […]

Greenport Maritime Festival

Greenport Maritime Festival

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Sea lovers, fun seekers, shoppers, and history buffs will all enjoy the 25th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival on Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27. Hosted by the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation, this festival celebrates the East End’s nautical past while also sharing nautical arts and crafts, displays of classic wooden […]

Playland

Playland

August 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

For over eight decades Long Islanders have been visiting Playland Amusement Park, referred to by most as “Rye Playland.” While everyone has fun at the park, the drive there and back can be a real downer. That’s why going by boat makes the trip as much fun as being at the park! With over 50 […]

View Fireworks from Your Boat

View Fireworks from Your Boat

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

                  Watching spectacular fireworks from your boat makes any display more brilliant. We know where the best spots are all season!                Through September 4 Fireworks at Coney Island 9:30 pm 718-372-5159 www.coneyisland.com/tourist-information   Ocean viewing by boat off of the […]

Fireworks from Your Boat

Fireworks from Your Boat

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.                       Watching spectacular fireworks from your boat makes any display more brilliant. We know where the best spots are all season! Call to confirm date and time of all listed events and check current charts before you set out. Leave plenty of time to […]

September’s South Shore Events

September’s South Shore Events

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

South Shore boaters will enjoy fun events this September. The Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo will take place on Sunday, September 14, from noon through 4:30 pm at Captree State Park. There will be live music and arts and crafts exhibitors, and a variety of activities including touch tanks, marine biology, renewable energy, paddleboard lessons, […]

Keep a Safe Distance!

Keep a Safe Distance!

September 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. New York Harbor and Long Island Sound are two of the most spectacular urban waterways in the world. Sail down the East River at night, and you will know what I mean. Once you are under way, free as a bird and with nothing but wind and water to guide you, it’s hard not […]

From The Editor

From The Editor

July 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

July begins with colorful pyrotechnics and continues to sparkle all month long!  In fact, we have 16 opportunities to see fireworks from your boat this month, compiled by our firecracker writer, Joey Pignataro. Boating’s in full throttle in July, and unless Mother Nature thwarts our efforts, we want to spend every minute on the water. […]