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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:30

Your Finances

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Anchor Your Portfolio with Index Funds

The anchors you carry on your boat are not complicated or high tech devices, but you wouldn’t leave the dock without them; they can hold your boat in place when you’re not driving, keep your bow headed in the right direction, and help prevent your boat from being swept away in a storm. This article explains how index mutual funds might be able to provide similar benefits for your investment portfolio.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:26

Tides

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:19

Which Prop Is Right For Your Boat?

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Precision Propeller

Gabe Capobianchi and his brother Mike own Precision Propeller in Newburgh, New York.

When customers come to my shop, they see many different propellers three-bladed ones, four-bladed models, aluminum props, stainless-steel beauties, some with rounded blades, some with pointy blades — displayed on my wall. Most gravitate to the shiny high-performance propeller, and they say to me, “Will that make my boat go faster?” My answer is almost always “What kind of boat do you have?”

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the ribbon is cut

People who visit the area north of Albany by land or sea will have even more opportunities to explore the canal trails signifying our nation’s past, thanks to continued work by the Town of Halfmoon and the New York State Canal Corporation.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:07

A Near Perfect Paddle

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Ahhh, ya gotta love those quaint, historic, charming river towns: Lumberville, Frenchtown, Stockton, Lambertville. Wait a minute; hold the phone: Lumberville, Frenchtown??? Whoops, I’m so used to the Hudson being The River that it really didn’t dawn on me that another river—in this case the Delaware—could also have quaint, historic, charming river towns. Now, having Been There, Done That, I have been “enlightened”.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:02

Letter to the Coast Guard

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letter to the coast guard

To Whom It May Concern:

The Hudson River Boat and Yacht Club Association (HRBYCA), representing thirty one (31) boat clubs and three thousand (3000) individual members on the Hudson River, is strongly opposed to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) proposal to put barge anchorage sites along the Hudson River. We request that the Coast Guard hold public hearings so that all factors are considered before any commitment is made regarding such anchorage sites. We also request that a complete environmental review be conducted to explore any potential negative impact on the ecosystem and native wildlife.

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