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A Walk in the Sun

A Walk in the Sun

March 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The words “walk” and “sun” in the same phrase likely conjure up images of strolling during warm weather while enjoying balmy breezes. Yet for me, the opposite is true, as the walks I most enjoy are on a desolate beach as an intense winter or early spring sun warms me and a brisk northwest wind brings […]

Zachs Bay

Zachs Bay

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

            As a hot summer day begins, hundreds of boaters turn their thoughts — and then their boats — towards Zachs Bay. Just off the State Channel and just east of Wantagh Parkway (where Sloop Channel meets the State Channel), Zachs Bay is well protected and usually very calm. The […]

Long Island Surfing Spots

Long Island Surfing Spots

February 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  If your boat’s buttoned up for the winter, but you still want to have fun on Long Island waters, I suggest picking up a surfboard and heading south. No, not south as in Florida, but rather to Long Island’s South Shore beaches. The summer’s crowds are long gone and the beaches beckon to surfers. […]

Air Show at Jones Beach

Air Show at Jones Beach

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Keep your eyes on the sky and your ears open wide — the screaming sounds of aircraft strutting their aeronautical stuff will be seen and heard on Saturday, May 23, and Sunday, May 24, during the Jones Beach Air Show.  As far as we’re concerned, viewing the show from your boat is the best way […]

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 […]

Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center – Day Tripper

Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center – Day Tripper

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Nature Center Located on a barrier island beach within Jones Beach State Park, the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center is easily accessible by boat and a fun way to spend a day.

Love Along Shore

Love Along Shore

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When you want to escape the everyday and create a waterside world just for yourself and your love, where do you go? We went looking for recommendations for romantic rendezvous, and were rewarded with some gems. Beaches were a popular place to take a love interest. Kris loves strolling along Jones Beach as the sun […]

New Blueway Trails for Paddlers (And Others)

New Blueway Trails for Paddlers (And Others)

August 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Paddlers on Long Island will soon have three new blueway trails to explore.  A blueway trail is a recreational water trail with a network of public access points, such as the New York City water trail, which begins in Little Neck Bay on the north shore, extends to the Bronx, goes up the Hudson […]

Boating & Biking

Boating & Biking

January 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Some of Long Island’s most beautiful spots are not just reachable by boat. There are harbors, parks, and villages that make wonderful places to explore by bicycle.

Routes to the Air Show

May 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Only Boating Times Long Island makes it easy to get to a destination.  Our routes provide a way point to waypoint route for your GPS that you can load into your boat’s GPS and follow to reach this day trip destination. To View and Download Routes to  the Air Show click on the Navtool logo […]

JONES BEACH by Joseph Szabo

JONES BEACH by Joseph Szabo

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If you enjoy photography books, along with nostalgia and a few good laughs, this is a book you are sure to enjoy.