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Up and Away!

Up and Away!

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Are you a person who is never bored on the water because you’re happy to grab a board and go wakeboarding, surfing, paddleboarding, or flyboarding? Then chances are you’ll take to hoverboarding as well — it’s something out of the future to experience now. Hoverboarding is a newer watersport than flyboarding, but it’s catching […]

A Fresh Look at Long Island

A Fresh Look at Long Island

March 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. Growing up in a small town in Georgia, Marli Ross didn’t dream of visiting Long Island on a millionaire’s private yacht. Yet that’s what she accomplished last summer. Ross grew up with a keen sense of adventure and the water. “You could always find me near the water. I used to go wakeboarding and […]

Loving Life on the Water

Loving Life on the Water

March 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When you grow up loving the water and spend your free time windsurfing, sailing, and wakeboarding, it’s likely an ad in the paper for paddleboard lessons will catch your eye. That’s exactly what happened to Katie Aksak. Once she answered that ad in a Vermont paper, she went on to become PaddleFit certified in Florida, […]

A Summer Spent Boating

A Summer Spent Boating

October 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. For so much of the year, we wish for the days that are bright, sunny, and warm. Then we blink, and what we longed for has gone! How can another summer be over this soon? Though I know that many parents celebrate their kids returning to school, boaters face this time of year with […]

Kiteboarding

Kiteboarding

May 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sitting on the Peconic Bay beach on a windy afternoon, you may see people off shore who are defying gravity via flying kites. You’ll also hear them shout as they blast along the water while making huge jumps. They are kiteboarding (also known as kitesurfing), which is a truly three-dimensional sport, with riders mastering the air and the sea using wind power alone.

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.

You Can’t Get Bored When You’re Boating!

You Can’t Get Bored When You’re Boating!

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As far as I’m concerned, boating’s main purpose is to provide fun times with family and friends as we all enjoy life out on the water. Good weather or bad, if you’re out on a boat, I believe that there’s no opportunity to be bored. There are millions (well, boatloads) of things you can do to keep busy and have a great time.

Wakeboarding Fun

Wakeboarding Fun

April 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

At the age of 16, I can state that the Long Island Sound is my life. I’ve grown up on the water, and there are plenty more years to enjoy my favorite activity: wakeboarding.