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Mayor of the Nautical Mile and More

Mayor of the Nautical Mile and More

March 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. When it comes to coastal communities of Long Island, the Incorporated Village of Freeport sets a standard with a written history dating to the 1640s. Its legacy includes being the summer playground of the rich and artistic in the late 1800s through the first few decades of the 20th century. Freeport’s “Nautical Mile” along […]

Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On December 11, cover yourself in many layers from head to toes, but leave your eyes uncovered. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy all the dazzling sights of the Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade. Boaters and non-boaters alike will be oohing and aahing as the festive boats — both private […]

Circling Long Island

Circling Long Island

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

An engaging and entertaining summer boat vacation is practically at your doorstep. A trip around Long Island is 250 nautical miles (which is not much more than visiting Block Island), and it can be completed in less than two weeks. While your pauses may vary, we’ve put together a fun itinerary of harbor-side stopovers. You can start this trip from any harbor and reverse our directions, depending on your starting point.

Freeport for Kids

Freeport for Kids

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. “C’mon, Dad!” my 6-year-old daughter yelled as we docked our 25’ Bayliner Discovery, the Bay-Bea, at Freeport’s Nautical Mile. After a day at Short Beach “rescuing” moon jellyfish and treasure hunting along the beach, it was time for a double scoop of Rocky Road at Pip’s Ice Cream Parlor. Donna, the proprietor, is always […]

Freeport Holiday Boat Parade

Freeport Holiday Boat Parade

January 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Everyone loves an exhilarating parade! On December 6, 2014 boaters and non-boaters alike will be oohing and aahing as the brightly-appointed boats in the Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade pass by. Glowing, festive boats — both private and commercial — will give Reindeer Rudolph a run for his reputation as brightest […]

Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade

November 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The lights will be shining brightly on December 3 as the Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade kicks off. Private and commercial vessels will be participating, vying for prizes for the best-decorated boats. There is a $25 registration fee per boat.

The Serenity of Winter Boating

The Serenity of Winter Boating

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Serenity of Winter Boating