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Patchogue Christmas Boat Parade

Patchogue Christmas Boat Parade

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Ho-ho-holiday cheer commences as the 22nd Christmas Holiday Boat Parade heads down the Patchogue River on Sunday, November 22. This traditional event actually starts the day before with voting for the best decorated boats on Saturday, November 21 from 5:00 until 8:00 pm. There are two locations in Patchogue to view the parade, which begins […]

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. This is a tale of three Patchogues. There’s the one known as a convenient place for boaters on the south shore to keep their boats and reach multiple water-accessible restaurants, the one recognized for being part of  Fire Island (Davis Park), and then there’s a third Patchogue — a mainland village located a short […]

Patchogue

Patchogue

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. This is a tale of three Patchogues. There’s the one known as a convenient place for boaters on the south shore to keep their boats and reach multiple water-accessible restaurants, the one recognized for being part of  Fire Island (Davis Park), and then there’s a third Patchogue — a mainland village located a short […]

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On the Waterfront is a perfect spot to dock and dine while enjoying boating on the Great South Bay.  It is located right down the street from Sandspit Park Beach and Marina. The restaurant is more appropriately described as a bar and grill. The dining room has a nice view of the canal and is […]

Beach House Restaurant

Beach House Restaurant

August 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If for some unknown reason this review was limited to just nine words, it would be sufficient to describe the Beach House Restaurant — the view is delightful and the food is delicious. Luckily, I have another 300 words allotted to describing this pleasant restaurant on the grounds of Morgan’s Swan River Marina. There’s seating […]

Docking & Dining (Click on the title to the left to view the entire guide)

July 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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Great South Bay Music Festival

Great South Bay Music Festival

January 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Shorefront Park in Patchogue will be swinging, swaying, dancing, and singing to the sounds of the ninth annual Great South Bay Music Festival on Thursday, July 16 through Sunday, July 19. Those sounds come from over 60 performers in classic and contemporary rock, pop, jam-band, folk, jazz, blues, country, and funk. The eclectic lineup […]

Hungry Boaters? Not on our Watch!

Hungry Boaters? Not on our Watch!

January 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Billys by the Bay 2530 Manhasset Avenue Greenport 631-477-8300 www.billysbythebayrestaurant.com   Captree Cove Restaurant 3500 East Ocean Parkway Bay Shore 631-587-3447 www.captreecoverestaurant.com/   Dynasty of Port Washington 405 Main Street #3 Port Washington 516-883-4100   The Fifth Season 34 East Broadway Port Jefferson 631-477-8500 http://thefifth-season.com/   Flynn’s 1 Cayuga Street Ocean Beach Park Fire Island […]

Great South Bay Music Festival

Great South Bay Music Festival

July 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The only thing more fun than enjoying performances by boatloads of musicians is taking a boatload of your friends to the Great South Bay Music Festival via boat. Shorefront Park in Patchogue comes alive as the festival kicks off Friday, July 18 at 4:30 pm. It runs through 11:00 pm that day, continues on Saturday, […]

Theater

Theater

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If you enjoy live theater and are always looking for new places to visit by boat, why not combine the two activities? We’ve compiled a list of theaters that are accessible by boat and nearby vessel lodging. All that you need to do is check the schedule of plays and musicals, buy tickets, and reserve […]

Christmas Holiday Parade of Boats

Christmas Holiday Parade of Boats

November 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The ho-ho-holidays get off to a sparkling start on Sunday, November 23 with the 21st Annual Christmas Holiday Parade of Boats on the Patchogue River. You remember the song that goes, “I wear my sunglasses at night”?  You might feel the need for shades as you watch all of the wonderfully decorated and lighted boats […]

Don’t Do What I Did!

Don’t Do What I Did!

September 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It was a summer day like many others. My wife’s cousin and girlfriend were out for a weekend visit (I will refer to them as “Mike” and “Linda”), and we were going to incorporate family socializing into boating.  My wife, Daria (her real name), and I decided to take them out for a cruise on […]

Docking & Dining

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

PLEASE CLICK ON THE TITLE ABOVE TO VIEW OUR FULL  LISTINGS. SCROLL DOWN IF YOU CAN SEE THE DOCKING & DINING MAP BELOW. The Scott Abraham Group of Raymond James         www.scottabraham.com ___________________________________________________________________________________________ 1.Aquebogue Name Meeting House Creek Inn Address 177 Meeting House Creek Road Phone 631-722-4220 Website meetinghousecreekinn.com READ OUR REVIEW 2.Bay Shore Name Fatfish […]

Fire Island National Seashore

Fire Island National Seashore

January 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fire Island National Seashore is a great place for the entire family to explore barrier island habitats and spot wildlife.

Veg Fare by the Sea

Veg Fare by the Sea

June 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Imagine boatloads of vegetarians and vegans wandering our waterways seeking dockside dining. Mostly, they find eateries with monikers incorporating “seafood,” “fish,” or “crab.”

Routes To Battle on the Bay

July 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For routes from Oceanside, Freeport, Merrick, Amityville, Babylon, Bay Shore, Oakdale/Sayville, Patchogue, Morriches Bay, Shinnecock Bayto Battle of the Bay  click on the following link: www.boatingtimesli.com/navtoolaugust.htm

Harbor Crab Co. Restaurant & Marina

Harbor Crab Co. Restaurant & Marina

July 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A fun day of boating may have many components, including family or friends to laugh along with, places to explore or to just drop anchor and relax, and almost certainly should have tasty food to enjoy.  A day that includes docking at the Harbor Crab Co. and dining inside or out is sure to fulfill […]

Routes to Great South Bay Music Festival

July 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

To view and download routes from Oceanside, Freeport, Merrick, Amityville, Babylon, Bay Shore, Oakdale/Sayville, Morriches Bay and Shinnecock Bay to the Great South Bay Music Festival click on the link: www.boatingtimesli.com/navtooljuly.htm

Gas Saving Tips

Gas Saving Tips

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Check vehicle and trailer tires for wear and damage, and maintain tire pressure Read owner’s manuals for leaner fuel mixtures and recommended tire pressure Fuel-up in cooler morning or evening hours Tune tow vehicle’s engine, change spark plugs and wires Drain water from bilge Clear debris from bottom of boat and trailer Keep weight down– […]