Thursday, January 18, 2018

Preserving History:  Raising Saddle Rock Grist Mill Awareness

Preserving History: Raising Saddle Rock Grist Mill Awareness

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Overlooking Little Neck Bay in Great Neck is the centuries-old Saddle Rock Grist Mill. It was built in the 1700s and the mill that boaters see today was reconstructed in 1850. It stands as a reminder that Long Islanders once depended on mills to grind grain and corn, staples in economic life. Its continuing existence […]

Overwhelming the Water

Overwhelming the Water

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  The gentle lapping of the water against the shoreline is a sound many Long Islanders cherish. Some pay exorbitant amounts of money to live where they may hear it as they wake up in the morning; others dream of doing so. Long Islanders feel spiritually connected to water and bound by it physically. Few […]

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 […]

Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill

Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

We live in a metered and battery-powered society, and many of us take seemingly automatic energy for granted. But haven’t you ever wondered about how Long Islanders created and utilized power in the past? Water created energy for many on Long Island, but you don’t have to learn about it in a book or on […]

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 […]

Post-Sandy Reflections

Post-Sandy Reflections

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. For many Long Islanders, 2013 was a very different kind of year. It posed many unique challenges to a boating community recovering from the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. A lot of boaters found themselves adapting to changed circumstances or relearning some rules. What were the challenges and how did the boating community overcome them? […]

Do Something You’ll Love

March 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Many school-age children dream of being fire fighters or police officers to serve their country.  As adults, we understand that there are many ways to serve community and country. On September 11, 2001, the unthinkable suddenly became thinkable and like many others, I was spurred to action, thinking about ways to protect my family and […]

Do Something You’ll Love,  Join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

Do Something You’ll Love, Join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

February 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Many school-age children dream of being fire fighters or police officers to serve their country. As adults, we understand that there are many ways to serve community and country. On September 11, 2001, the unthinkable suddenly became thinkable and like many others, I was spurred to action, thinking about ways to protect my family and nation.

Health Benefits Of Boating

Health Benefits Of Boating

Health Benefits Of Boating

Why We Boat

Why We Boat

August 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Why We Boat Tab Hauser Each season thousands of Long Islanders take to the water because we love boating. True boaters think about being on their vessels all year; we all know someone that uses the boating calendar year round as a reference. As in asking someone in the off season how she or he […]