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Maritime Museum of San Diego

Maritime Museum of San Diego

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Being the home to one of the world’s most historical ships, Star of India (1863), the Maritime Museum of San Diego has been educating visitors (220,000 annual attendance) about the Pacific maritime history for many years. Founded in 1948, the museum has hosted ten beautifully designed ships including the 1968 US Navy submarine USS Dolphin, […]

What’s a Vessel?

What’s a Vessel?

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

You probably know that the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) makes and enforces rules that affect vessels of all types, not just power boats, sail boats, and paddle boats. The USCG considers paddleboards, kiteboards, and motorized tubes operated outside of very limited areas to be vessels. The USCG defines a vessel as a watercraft (or other […]

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 […]

Navigation Rules!

May 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Navigation Rules! by Peter TenBrink.
Regardless of where we operate our boats (offshore, inshore, on rivers, in lakes), and what type they are (power, sail, paddle) it’s fairly clear why we need rules for navigating our vessels.