Boating on the Hudson editor
Bringing New York’s “Marine Northway” Back Into Commercial Action
As New York’s leading Chamber of Commerce for the marine industry and advocate for the Canal System, it makes sense that the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County should count among its members the leading tugboat transportation company serving our inland waterways.
Do You Have Insurance for Renting a Car, Moving Van or Utility Truck??
This time of year many are planning vacations to warm climates over the winter, or to see family or friends for the holidays. Or maybe you are doing some home improvements or plantings at your home and need to rent a truck from your local Home Depot or Lowe’s store to bring home your purchases.
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Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.
Announcing The Hudson River Fishermen’s Association Hudson River Access Survey
It is clear to all fishermen that you can’t catch fish if you can’t get to the water. Over the years volumes have been written about the Public Trust Doctrine and endless fights with property owners, industries and communities to not only get to the water’s edge but also to park and to be able to spend some time fishing. Now there is something you can do about it.
SHATTEMUC YACHT CLUB BEGINS CUTTING EDGE EXPANSION ON OSSINING WATERFRONT
The club will create deep water slips for boaters visiting the Ossining area, replace its dilapidated barges with a high-tech wave attenuation system and provide deep water slips for its members. Shattemuc Yacht Club, founded in 1888, announces that it has finalized a Boating Infrastructure Grant awarded by the United States Fish & Wildlife Service and begun the first phase of construction for a series of deep water marina upgrades.
Superbowl Sandwich from Heaven
Football season is finally here. You know what that means to me, don’t you? Sunday football parties of course! Sunday is my Husband’s day to sit and scream at the TV. I am an old fashioned girl when it comes to football; I really have no interest in it. I do however; have a serious interest in Superbowl FOOD.
The World’s Greatest Rib Roast
I love making Rib Roast this time of year. They are available and they are on sale!!! To me, cooking up that big honking hunk of meat is a true sign of the holidays. I have a recipe that is so easy, so delicious; you are going to fall in love with it too.
BEN SORKIN RISING STAR
Ever since Benjamin Sorkin ’17 was a kid, the marina has been his laboratory. For as long as he can remember, his family spent their summer vacations at a remote cabin on Lake George in upstate New York. After earning his boating license at age 10, Ben began collecting old engines from the 1960s and restoring them to vintage condition. His prize project was a 1961 Glasspar G3 ski boat that he rescued from a barn where it sat unused for thirty years.
Welcome dock at Hudson Crossing Park just north of Lock C5.
The next time you are at lock C5 pull into the dock on the northeast side and explore one of the best kept secrets along the river. But, it won’t be a secret for long. Hudson Crossing Park celebrates the Hudson River
and the importance of this location as a river crossing point throughout history. You can see the remnants of several crossings, but not so visible are the fordings made by travelers hundreds, even thousands, of years ago.
By Judy Dean
Winters are busy for boaters because they are planning their trips and activities for the upcoming summer, so let’s begin that planning right now.
This past summer’s beautiful weather did not bring an increase to travel and traffic on the Hudson River/Champlain Canal. Boaters reported almost daily that “we were about the only ones up and down the river”. Fuel prices were reasonable, so what was the problem?
The situation reminded me of an article that BOTH’s own Editor John Vargo had written a couple of years ago about the underutilization of the Hudson River and NYS Canal System. He and I are in agreement and have had subsequent conversations since then and have wondered - are we the only people who realize what a magnificent, clean and accessible Hudson River and NYS Canal System we have?? Are we the only people who can see the myriad of opportunities for travel, exploration, fun and truly soulful experiences are found on the Hudson River and NYS Canal System??
Obviously we are not, but this magazine is currently the only publication devoted to the promotion of the river and canal system.