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Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is located on the gorgeous island of Key Biscayne. The park is a popular stop for residents and visitors, and remains one of the best boating destinations in Miami. Boaters can anchor in No Name Harbor or dock along the sea wall that lines the southern edge of the […]

Peanut Island

Peanut Island

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.   Peanut Island is a man made island in Port of Palm Beach formed in 1918 by the dredging of Lake Worth Inlet. It’s also a boater’s paradise. The county park offers several activities such as swimming, hiking, kayaking, and snorkeling that make it a great spot for boaters to frequent throughout the year. […]

Leeds Pond

Leeds Pond

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

        Leeds Pond, on the southeast side of Manhasset Bay, is a place well-known to locals who love to drop anchor and enjoy the views, go swimming, and raft up with friends. The nearby beach can be reached by dinghy.  There are no facilities, but Port Washington is a very short trip […]

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 […]

Save the Mystic!

Save the Mystic!

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

With the sport of sailing in the Long Island Sound smarting from decreasing numbers, one Connecticut-based organization is working to change the tide. Connecticut Community Boating (CCB), a 501(c)(3) charity, has been working since 2007 to provide boating opportunities for everyone, regardless of income, residency, or social standing. Over the years, CCB has taught over […]

Propeller Safety: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Propeller Safety: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

September 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Take a moment to test your knowledge about propeller safety. If you don’t know the answer to even one of these questions, you may be putting lives in danger.

Stay Safe–Learn To Swim

Stay Safe–Learn To Swim

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Those of us who spend our days on boats grow comfortable around water. But it is never wise to venture out on a vessel without knowing how to swim; this summer, take advantage of the affordable instruction available all over Long Island.

Swim lessons aren’t only vital for younger children, as the under-15 group