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John Vargo

John Vargo

Boating on the Hudson editor

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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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.

Friday, 29 January 2016 15:16

A HOME TO RAISE A FAMILY IN OR RETIRE TO

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

Fields full of wild flowers, houses set in amongst the trees, long driveways, shaded by Douglas Fir,

Maples and Oaks, that is what I remember of my many visits in the recent past of Sleepy Hollow Lake, the coves, with houses set back amongst the trees, and others on distant hillsides. (Spread your hand on a flat surface with your finger extended that is what Sleepy Hollow Lake is like giving many indi- viduals the opportunity to have a lakefront home!)

It is a laid back community, filled with vacation homes, starter homes and individuals who poured their heart and soul into making their dream home at Sleepy Hollow Lake.     See More

Thursday, 17 September 2015 03:27

THE HUDSON HAS+NOT BEEN SOUNDED IN 70 YEARS!

 
 MUCH OF THE DATA ON THIS OFFICIAL NOAA HUDSON RIVER CHART IS INACCURATE AND NEEDS TO BE CORRECTED.
PLEASE READ THIS RECENT LETTER BY THE SENIOR RIVER PILOT CAPTAIN SCOTT IRELAND TO NOAA!

 

 

Rear Admiral Gerd Glang
Director, NOAA Office of Coast Survey 1315 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Dear Admiral Glang:

My name is Captain R. Scott Ireland. I am the senior pilot of the Hudson River Pilots Association. Our members, along with many other professional mariners, are responsible for the safe and timely movement of commercial shipping on the Hudson River.

As Hudson River Pilots, we routinely brings ships that are 600 ft to 650 ft long x 105.9 ft wide through the federal channel from Kingston NY to Albany NY. This channel is 50 miles long and 400 feet wide with a federal project depth of 32 ft. The ships that we pilot carry cargoes such as scrap steel, grain, heavy lift project cargo, and the new player on the block, millions of barrels of Bakken crude oil being shipped out of the Port of Albany.

The increasing frequency of these large ships transiting an unusually long, narrow channel (as well as barges/ATB’s carrying crude oil) creates difficult navigational challenges that we encounter on a daily basis.

The biggest challenge, due to vessel size and the frequency of such transits, is that the meeting and passing of these increasingly larger vessels often requires that we find areas of the river where either or both vessels necessarily need to navigate the edges or even outside the edges of the federal chan- nel. Doing so safely often requires one or both of the meeting vessels to rely on soundings outside the channel to ensure that enough water is available in the area being transited.      Click here for the rest of the story

FINALLY A COLLECTION OF PAST PAGES OF BOATING ON THE HUDSON MAGAZINE NCLUDING THE VERY FIRST PUBLISHED PAGE.

YOU CAN GET YOUR 12.95 COPY BY GOING TO AMAZON.COM, TYPING IN BOATING ON THE HUDSON REMEMBERANCES

Rememberance: ten years of Boating On the Hudson Memories (Rememberances, Boating On the Hudson & Beyond Mag.) (Volume 1)

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 08:37

JUST FOR YOU FOR CHRISTMAS, IVEY'S RIB ROAST

I love making Rib Roast this time of year.
They are everywhere 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.
Since I started cooking it this way; rib
roast has become a regular in our family’s
food repertoire. My darling Hub always
wants an end cut.  More

Sunday, 09 November 2014 19:00

One Mans Dream Comes To Life

 

A new name was added


last month to the list of CYC mem

bers who have sailed to Bermuda


and back. Brett Kolfrat departed


CYC’s deep water dock on July 1


bound for Bermuda, and returned to


CYC on July 25 with a successful blue


water passage under his belt.     Read More...

SPANISH 170 FOOT TALL SHIP "EL GALEON" WILL BE DOCK AT THE RIVERFRONT MARINA FROM OCTOBER 12TH TO THE 18TH. OPEN FOR VISITORS FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM.

 

This is a spectacular one of a kind ship. It has an admission fee for adults and children. Billy Joe's Rib 
Works adjacent to Riverfront Marina will be hosting a pirate weekend in support of this spectacular ship

 

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