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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 18:16

Ask Dr. Gel - November 2017

Gelcoat Cracks and Delaminating

If you think gelcoat cracks and delaminating on a boat are no big deal here’s something to consider: Water intrusion into the deck, hull or stringers is something that could cause many problems and be expensive to repair!

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If It’s Not Raining Why Do I Need An Umbrella?

There are many misconceptions about this type of insurance. An umbrella can be personal or commercial. A personal umbrella would provide additional liability insurance for you if you are being sued for bodily injury and/or property damage you may have caused to others through your negligence that would involve your auto, home, boat, motorcycle or 1 or 2 family rental house (if insured and deeded in your personal name) policy.

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Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.

You can contact me for quotes or questions at 914-271-5188 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are a 3rd generation family owned agency, with only licensed brokers to help you.

Sunday, 03 December 2017 18:10

BOAT TALK WITH with Alex - November 2017

Thanks to all our wonderful customers for their business in 2017, I and my wonderful staff look forward to helping you all in 2018.

Alex Salomatoff

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Dear Readers, It is bittersweet that we write you, the readers of Boating on the Hudson, this one last note. As so many of you have heard, my husband Phil & I have sold the marina & RV park to Jason Young, owner of Clark’s Steakhouse here in Schuylerville.

After 32 years we made the difficult decision to retire. Difficult as you all know how much we have loved the marina business and meeting and making friends with so many of you over the years. The marina and the entire Hudson River and NYS Canal System needs some young and new blood to take it through to the future.

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outboards boats torqeedo 1300x650

Beckley’s Marina has recently signed on as a dealer for Torqeedo, the global market leader in the growing segment of electric marine propulsion. The trend towards electromobility is driven by several factors. Most importantly, the trend means cleaner, quieter, more environmentally friendly motors.

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