Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Letter To The Editor

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Editor, At the New York Boat Show in January 2015, I encountered the Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation, whose slogan is, “Turn it off for Emily.” Emily Fedorko was a beautiful 16-year old high honor student and athlete who loved the water and had a zest for life.  Emily lost her life in a tubing […]

A First Mate’s Primer

A First Mate’s Primer

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

My wife, Lil, and I have been boating for almost 30 years. We’ve owned seven boats; our current boat is Couple Secons, a 28-foot center console with twin outboards, which we’ve enjoyed since 2012.  Lil has achieved the United States Power Squadrons® education rank of Seaman. All of our previous vessels were single-engine boats, and […]

Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It all started when I played the odds against the weatherman’s forecast on the day of the Jones Beach Power Squadron’s annual “Lobsterfest” at the TOBAY marina.

Letter To The Editor From Robert Zingale

Letter To The Editor From Robert Zingale

February 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

To quote a line from the movie Jerry McGuire, “You had me at hello.” This pretty much sums up our boating life for the past year and our involvement with the United States Power Squadrons®.