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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 09:01

They were our Dad's - our Granddad's...

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THEY WERE OUR DAD'S --- OUR GRANDDAD'S --- DADS---AN UNCLE OR--- MAYBE A BROTHER
 
If you are an American, you need to watch this; it will bring tears of Pride & Thanks to your Soul for these Great Patriots.
 
Gary Sinise proudly walks in the footsteps of Bob Hope.
 
One had to be 17 to enlist in the military. While it is well known that people younger than 17 served in WWII (& other wars), we'll use 17 as a base...
 
The war ended in 1945 & this is 2016. That means the YOUNGEST surviving WWII veteran is 88. Keep that in mind when you watch the video. Quite a few do not look their age.
 
Something I'm sure you'll enjoy.
 
KUDOS to Gary Sinise! Double That! Click below & turn on the sound

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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 09:48

Building up America's Boat Clubs MC Featured

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"There was a time when clubs had to do nothing to succeed,”he says. “Times have changed, yet club leadership hasn’t adjusted to the reality that the days of people walking up and looking to join an organization are gone. A club’s leadership may be highly successful in their personal careers, but they are likely making club decisions as a group that they’d never make in their own businesses or lines of work.”

So why are some boat clubs more successful at building member value than others? In this special report, we’ll tell you more about how Graves suggests that some club challenges can be met as well as about how specific clubs have nurtured growth — some even have waiting lists.

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In what promises to be a spectacular opening to the 2016 Hudson River boating season, Liberty Landing Marina will host three days of AC45F foiling catamaran racing like nothing that has been seen before.


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Wednesday, 10 February 2016 05:25

THE BEST SPRING START WE HAVE EVER HAD TO THE BOATING SEASON Featured

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Since 2011 when the new generation of AC 45's were developed, testing and then incorporated into the America Cup world wide racing circuit, these boats have generated tremendous video coverage.  Now they are coming to New York harbor and will be seen by millions on Mary 7 & 8 2016.

While the official race course and U S Coast Guard regulations have not be set, we do know that one of the turning marrks will be off of the tip of lower Manhattan.  The official  center for the races is Liberty landing Marina, Jersey City.

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Friday, 29 January 2016 15:16

A HOME TO RAISE A FAMILY IN OR RETIRE TO Featured

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http://boatingonthehudson.com/flippingbook/2015/nov/Articles/Coxsakie-River-Home.pdf 

 

 

By John H. Vargo, Publisher

Only 20 miles south of Albany at exit 21B on the New York Thruway, the Village of Coxsakie is similar to towns you would find driving 40 miles north of Albany!

Quiet, laid back, very friendly with a terrific school system, you can walk to any place in town in a matter of minutes. Whats more important this fifteen year old home is right A home to raise a family in Great Value! $329,000

The Village of Coxsakie, unique....MORE

Friday, 29 January 2016 14:49

A TALE OF TWO MUSTANGS Featured

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http://www.boatingonthehudson.com/flippingbook/2015/nov/Articles/A-Tale-of-Two-Mustangs.pdfby Ralph J. Ferrusi

 I read Sarina Houston’s Why the P-51 is Still the Most Beoved Airplane at the Air Show (Boating on the Hudson and Be- yond, August 2015, pp. 74, 75) with great interest. Sarina nailed it. I’ve been a “Mustang nut” for as far back as I can remember. In my opinion, it’s the most perfect airplane ever to take to the skies. Sure, the Corsair’s cool, and I admire 747’s, C-130 Hercules, C-47/DC-3’s, B-17’s/B-24’s, but, for whatever reasons, the North American P-51D Mustang holds a very special place in my heart,Not a helluva lot of people get THIS view of a P-51.

 A thought: whenever any of the above admirable planes take off, balls to the wall, they ROAR, very loudly. Big radial engines, or big jet engines, ROAR. The short-stacked V-12 Merlin growls and snarls... It’s a sound like no other that I have ever heard, and a sound, for what- ever deep, mysterious reasons, I can’t get enough of... You Mustang nuts know what I’m talking about.      READ MORE

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