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Gathering despite the Cold

Gathering despite the Cold

March 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. While waiting for the days to grow longer and the weather to warm up, boaters gather in living rooms, clubhouses, boathouses, and the occasional bar for group activities. These events help them stay in touch and get through icy days, while strengthening bonds formed on the water. As a new boater who’s looking forward […]

Boating for a Lifetime

Boating for a Lifetime

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Does boating itself keep you mentally and physically fit, or is it your passion for the pastime that propels you forward? Two octogenarians always anticipating new boating adventures while relishing their memories on the water would say yes to both questions. Dave Goldsmith, an 82-year-old avid sailor, has a lifelong love of recreational boating. […]

A Newbie Goes Sailing

A Newbie Goes Sailing

January 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. Though I’m an experienced power boater with a lot of time on cruisers and other watercrafts, I went sailing for the first time this past summer. Thanks to Ron Ferina, who runs a sailing program for Long Island’s United States Power Squadrons®, I was put in contact with Dave Goldsmith. Captain Dave, a very […]