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Mayor of the Nautical Mile and More

Mayor of the Nautical Mile and More

March 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. When it comes to coastal communities of Long Island, the Incorporated Village of Freeport sets a standard with a written history dating to the 1640s. Its legacy includes being the summer playground of the rich and artistic in the late 1800s through the first few decades of the 20th century. Freeport’s “Nautical Mile” along […]

Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade

Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

On December 11, cover yourself in many layers from head to toes, but leave your eyes uncovered. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy all the dazzling sights of the Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade. Boaters and non-boaters alike will be oohing and aahing as the festive boats — both private […]

Freeport

Freeport

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Like the birds that fly up north to summer here, people travel to Freeport to enjoy this village by the sea.  Though its area is less than five square miles, Freeport is an immense nautical-drenched destination for boaters. Here, the smells of the channels, the sights of ships wheels, fishing nets, and palm trees, and […]

Tropix On The Mile

Tropix On The Mile

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Looking for a great place to go with friends and family that’s alongside the water? Head to Freeport’s Nautical Mile. Looking for a great place on the Nautical Mile to enjoy a tasty meal? Set your sights on Tropix On The Mile! Tropix On The Mileis a wonderful bar and restaurant located alongside Woodcleft Canal […]

Freeport Holiday Boat Parade

Freeport Holiday Boat Parade

January 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Everyone loves an exhilarating parade! On December 6, 2014 boaters and non-boaters alike will be oohing and aahing as the brightly-appointed boats in the Freeport Nautical Mile of Lights Annual Holiday Boat Parade pass by. Glowing, festive boats — both private and commercial — will give Reindeer Rudolph a run for his reputation as brightest […]

Landshark Tiki Bar and Grille

Landshark Tiki Bar and Grille

October 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Landshark is as unpretentious a place as you can find among the many restaurants and bars located on Freeport’s Nautical Mile. Its open-air tiki bar is adjacent to Woodcleft Canal, providing a seemingly never-ending parade of pleasure and party boats. A place like this creates a yearning for fresh clams and oysters, and the raw […]

Don’t Do What I Did

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

We can plan and set up summer boating trips, and invite everyone we like to join us. But there will always be a party-pooper lurking about, ready to ruin the day if she feels so inclined.

In Praise of Our Wooden Flagship

In Praise of Our Wooden Flagship

June 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Operation SPLASH season started in March. Before starting a new year collecting tons of trash from the south shore, we repaired all the wounds suffered the previous year by our six boats. Over the years, our winter work crews have become real “plastic surgeons,” proficient in using Marine Tex, fiberglass, resin, and many other materials used to repair boats.

Rachel’s Waterside Grill

Rachel’s Waterside Grill

March 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There are quite a few dock & dine eateries along the Nautical Mile. One standout along the strip is Rachel’s Waterside Grill, which touts itself as serving “New American seafood at its best.” It certainly lives up to its claim.