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Pirates Cove

Pirates Cove

March 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Called Pirates Cove by many, Mt. Misery by others, some Port Jefferson and nearby North Shore boaters just say, “We’re going to The Cove.” No matter what you name it going in, you’ll call it a great place once you’ve dropped anchor in this calm water haven on the east side of the entrance to […]

Great Yachts of Long Island’s North Shore

Great Yachts of Long Island’s North Shore

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

.  Though there’s no big plot twist at the end, no action-packed moments, and no real story line,Great Yachts of Long Island’s North Shore by Robert B. MacKay may be the most interesting book you will read this year. The book is filled with photos of the biggest and best vessels and waterside homes of […]

Three Long Island Anchorages

Three Long Island Anchorages

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Whether you boat on the South Shore, North Shore, or East End of Long Island, you come across beautiful and protected anchorages at which to drop anchor and enjoy a wonderful day on your boat. Though you may already have a favorite spot, how about trying one of these three destinations for a change? South […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grasso’s

Grasso’s

June 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Comfort and cuisine coexist nicely at Grasso’s. Stopping in for an early dinner on a lovely day, we spotted a few people chatting by the bar and heard the murmur of clinking glasses and laughing diners. We were immediately put at ease before opening the menu.

Billy Jean King National Tennis Center

Billy Jean King National Tennis Center

September 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The best in tennis take to the courts starting on August 30 and running through September 12 at the US Open. You can take in all the action after a leisurely trip over water, avoiding the LIRR schedule or the hassle of traffic and parking conflicts with the Mets (they are in town the last three days of the tournament).

The Bay Constable

October 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Bay Constable