Playing It Safe
Back in the day a long time ago all we had for tubes to tow behind a boat were those black
inner tubes. We used a regular ski line, chafed our entire body and had to make sure the tube was over inflated otherwise it would drag through the water. We also had to make sure the valve stem was pointed down!
WHAT INSURANCE DOES YOUR BOAT CLUB OR MARINA HAVE?
You may have purchased your own boat insurance policy to protect the value of your purchase either voluntarily, since you own the boat outright, or to comply with a loan requirement if you borrowed funds for your purchase.
Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.
Question: The other day I went down to the marina ad low and behold my boat was not floating in the slip, only oil sheen on the water and the Bimini sticking out of the water. The rest of the boat was being held up by the ropes tied to the cleats on both sides of the boat..
In early May we revisited Manhattan’s High Line: an abandoned elevated freight line in the Chelsea District on the Lower West Side between Hell’s Kitchen and the West Village, that had been transformed into a super-cool mile-and-a-half elevated linear public park (Boating on the Hudson and Beyond, July 2017, pp’s 18-21.
USS Saratoga (CV-3) steams along with USS Enterprise (CV-6) towards battle against the Japanese Navy in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. Though Saratoga did not suffer damage, the Enterprise was hit by four bombs and needed significant repairs.
My earliest recollections are of Lake Meahagh filled with sea grass with open patches of clear water. In these patches was the fish that I was taught to catch by my father with popping bugs and jitterbugs. Large mouth bass and big sunfish.
Travelers headed to upstate New York this summer on Interstate 87 can find lots of useful information – and maybe a friendly, familiar face or two – at the Southern Saratoga Information
Center, located at the Clifton Park Rest Area on the I-87 Northway just north of Exit 9.
The word was out: the Blue Claw Crabs were running in Haverstraw Bay! Usually the telltale sign that the crabs have arrived is when commercial fishermen start reporting that the crabs are starting to show up tangled in the gill nets while trying to get at the bunker.
On Saturday June 10th, Whites Marina hosted the 2nd annual boat rides for Dutchess County veterans. The event was the brainchild of George Mann in 2016 who wanted to give back to the veterans in a unique and fun way.
by Pete Bardunias, President/CEO, the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County
One of the most awesome things about being a boater in upstate New York is the odd fact that, as the waters get more confined, your chances of running into people from all over the country and even the world get infinitely greater.