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Monday, 27 May 2013 06:55

Memorial Day, This is Quite a Story Featured

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The 21-year old American B-17 pilot glanced outside his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. “My God, this is a nightmare,” the co-pilot said. “He’s going to destroy us,” the pilot agreed.

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Sunday, 05 May 2013 06:04

Jet-Ski Spring Prep and Summer Fun From Alex! Featured

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Lex: Hi Alex and welcome to April! We are so close to the beginning of boating season 2013 now! We’ve previously discussed how to get your boat ready for the season however, we haven’t talked about the other side of boat- ing which is currently ex- ploding! That side of course is jet-skiing and you know a thing or two about that don’t you Alex?

Alex: Yes Lex, I know a thing or two about them.  More questions...

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 05:34

HERE ARE THE TWO DAY TOTALS FOR THE HRFA STRIPED BASS DERBY Featured

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41 STRIPERS WERE RELEASED ALIVE OF 62 ENTERED IN THIS CONTEST

1) PAUL FAIST

66.88

82.50

9:41:44 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

2) JOHN SHARPLES

61.65

78.75

13:30:6 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

3) KRIS BRILL

51.56

73.25

12:4:20 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

4) BRIAN SCULLY

50.24

75.25

8:49:2 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

5) JAMES CONNOLLY

47.42

73.50

8:47:43 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

6) ARTHUR KARATKA

46.14

70.75

13:31:20 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

7) JOHN NIMMO

45.34

73.25

11:51:14 - 4/28/2013

Striper

 

8) BILLY SAINZ

44.16

74.25

15:25:58 - 4/27/2013

Striper

 

9) MARK SOFRANKO

40.56

70.75

17:1:18 - 4/27/2013

Striper

Released!

10) GEORGE LORINO

40.44

68.00

11:59:54 - 4/28/2013

Striper

Released!

Let me know if you need anything else.*:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-:*'``'*:-.,_,.-

Monday, 29 April 2013 06:25

WHAT A WONDERFUL WEEKEND FOR FISHING ON THE HUDSON RIVER Featured

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It was a beautiful weekend, weatherwise and a wonderful weekend to be on the Hudson River fishing.  190 people enjoyed the HRFA contest, 41 of the total fished entered in the contest were released ALIVE, ( 62 fish entered) three weigh stations, Croton Yacht Club, Atlantas Marina, (Staten Island) and the Home Port of Newburgh NY at Billy Joe's Restaurant, and Riverfront Marina, thourghly enjoyed the commarderie, food and knowledge gained.

Go here to see all the results  http://stripedbassderby.com/cgi-bin/drbyldr.pl

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 07:27

A MARINE SURVEYOR CAN SAVE YOU MONEY AND GRIEF Featured

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Al Prisco C.M.S. ,Marine Surveyor /Consultant Member of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), American Boat and Yacht Council. (ABYC), Boat-US Technical Exchange Program and the National Fire and Protection Association (NFPA).Moderator of the BoaterEd.com Surveyor Forum Since 2003 to Present. Al Prisco has been surveying vessels since 1976. Offered Services for recreational or commercial clients Include.

  • Pre-Purchase Survey
  • Insurance Survey
  • Damage Survey
  • Estate Value and Condition Inspections
  • Investigation Services

Specializing in:

  • Structural Integrity
  • Hull Inspection
  • Sea Trial
  • Electrical Systems
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Machinery
  • Maintenance Condition
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Live Data Testing
  • Ultrasonic Testing-All Compositions

Office: 845-228-1071 / Cell: 914-645-3525

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Servicing: NY,NJ,CT and distant locations. (Personal Air Transportation Available)

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Come join the fun  Go to http://www.stripedbassderby.com  to sign up for the

biggest striped bass derby on the Hudson River. Two weigh stations on the Hudson.

One a Riverfront Marina, Newburgh, NY and the other at the Croton Yacht Club, Croton, N Y both

maned by HRFA members.  Release your striper alive get an extra pound.

Friday, 29 March 2013 01:23

GOVERNOR CUOMO UNVEILS “NY OPEN FOR FISHING & HUNTING” Featured

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New York saltwater anglers can continue to fish for free in 2013, and beyond!

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced NY Open for Fishing and Hunting, a plan to streamline hunting and fishing licenses and reduce license fees to support tourism op- portunities and benefit sportsmen and sports- women throughout the state. The proposal is part of the 30-day amendments to the 2013-14 Executive Budget and would reduce fees paid by hundreds of thousands of hunters, anglers and trappers while maintaining support for the state’s fish and wildlife programs.     More

Friday, 29 March 2013 01:12

Camp Shanks, HOW PIERMONT PIER WAS FORMED Featured

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In the summer of 1942, Orange- burg farmers, like generations before them, worked the soil
on their gentle rolling hills just west of the Hudson River. The corn, tomato, and cabbage patches continued to provide a way of life for many. However, this bucolic setting would soon come to an abrupt halt. A good portion of Orangeburg would soon go through a series of rapid transformations few could have imagined. The world was at war.  MORE....

Thursday, 14 February 2013 08:54

A FANTASTIC NEW LAUNCH RAMP ON THE HUDSON RIVER Featured

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Tourism, boating and fishing have just gotten
a big break on the Hudson River! A brand new launch ramp and landing site, located on the west side of the Hudson just north of Walkway over the Hudson will open in spring of 2013.   Read more....

SECRETS OF THE HUDSON RIVER.THis photo depicts one of the best-kept secrets on the Hudson River. Summer Sailing school at Nyack Boat Club, Nyack, NY.  If you have children and wish them to learn the basics of sailing as well as a tradition that will last them a lifetime NOW is the time to contact one of the fine summer sailing schools on the Hudson River.  Besides Nyack there is one at Shatmuc Yacht club, Ossining, and Chelsea Yacht club in Wappinger Falls.

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