Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Track It TV

Track It TV

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Track It TV® was invented over 20 years ago for boaters who want satellite TV on their boats, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars to get it.  Track It TV® offers a low cost, easy to install solution to getting satellite TV reception on your boat for only $896.90!  Using your standard home […]

Boat Show Shopping Tips

Boat Show Shopping Tips

October 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s something about a boat show that puts a spring in our step (in any season). Maybe it’s the eye-popping glint of new vessels, the fun of acquiring a new gadget we didn’t even know existed, or the chance to talk about accessories, upgrades, and destinations with an abundance of knowledgeable professionals. Chances are it’s […]

MY, MY — WHAT A SKY!

MY, MY — WHAT A SKY!

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Deadly Carbon Monoxide

Deadly Carbon Monoxide

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This time of year brings colder temperatures and chilly winds, but the hardiest of boaters still enjoy their favorite activity. When they or their passengers shiver, the temptation is to put on the boat covers to block out the cold. Without being overdramatic, that could be a fatal mistake. Carbon monoxide (CO) is termed “a […]

Enjoy Fall’s Foliage

Enjoy Fall’s Foliage

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    Autumn throws a big party before tossing its leaves like confetti, and there’s no better spot for leaf peeping than the water. Your favorite spots may put on a show in front of your boat, but if you want to get even closer to the shore, a kayak, canoe, or SUP lets you […]

Riverhead Country Fair

Riverhead Country Fair

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Celebrating the agricultural heritage of the town of Riverhead, the fair entertains visitors with great food, rides (amusement and pony), works of original artists and authors, and 300 competitions such as woodcarving, largest tomato, and tallest sunflower. The fair takes place on October 8 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm just opposite the town docks. […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

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If you haven’t entered your vessel in a holiday parade, chances are it will be tucked into its winter home by the time Halloween arrives. Though you want to make the most of every boating minute, you’ll thank yourself next spring if you take some time to write out a to-do list before saying au […]

Montauk Fall Festival

Montauk Fall Festival

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The annual Montauk Fall Festival is a family friendly weekend hosted by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. It features Octoberfest foods, carousel rides, chowder, Long Island wines, and fresh local produce. On Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 activities take place on the Green in the center of Montauk each day from 11:00 am […]

Skipper’s Pub

Skipper’s Pub

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When this magazine started in 2007, Skipper’s Pub was our first review. Our review criteria then and now is that we feature only restaurants with docking (or close by an area offering transient space) and ones worth the trip to dock and dine. Skipper’s location hasn’t changed — it’s still across from Northport’s tranquil harbor. […]

Oyster Festival

Oyster Festival

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The annual Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay claims to be the largest waterfront festival on the East Coast. Numbers aside, it’s the most enjoyable waterfront festival! This year’s event takes place Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 from 11:00 am through 6:00 pm (rain or shine). With tall ships, music, contests, midway rides, sports […]

Spooky Sea Dwellers

Spooky Sea Dwellers

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Though you can’t see them from your boat or along the beach, ghostly creatures live below the ocean’s surface. They frighten and then eat other creatures, and can also be pretty scary if spotted by a sea diver or scientist.   The Pacific lamprey can grow over two feet long. They are parasites that attach […]

Drift 82

Drift 82

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On a Saturday evening in late summer, Drift 82 was buzzing. The sun was sliding down the Patchogue River by the restaurant’s docking, a guitarist was crooning by the outside bar as line dancers tossed their limbs, the doors and windows for inside diners let in the breezes, and culinary creations sprang forth from the […]

What Other Words are in HALLOWEEN?

What Other Words are in HALLOWEEN?

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                        Answers: WNAL is LAWN OLLHE is HELLO ELEHW is WHEE LWOH is HOWL LWAL is WALL LALOW is ALLOW ANLE is LEAN HAEL is HEAL

Daylight Day Trips

Daylight Day Trips

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October’s days may grow shorter but our enthusiasm for a day aboard remains strong. If you want a zippy trip to a fun destination or an afternoon of tranquility, try one or more of these suggestions:   Greenport Though there’s plenty of bustle in the village, a day in Greenport also feels like a visit […]

Clean Sweep for Beaches

Clean Sweep for Beaches

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    Millions of people will flock to beaches worldwide on Saturday, September 16, 2017. It’s not an international festival or official global holiday, but it should be. The gathering is part of International Coastal Cleanup, a day where volunteers join forces to protect the world’s oceans, bays, harbors, and other waterways from menaces including […]

Summer Scenes

Summer Scenes

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Northport’s Great Cow Harbor Weekend

Northport’s Great Cow Harbor Weekend

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As summer draws close to its end, Northport residents and visitors take to the streets, the park, and the harbor to celebrate Great Cow Harbor Weekend. The annual Cow Harbor 10K Run for charity takes place Saturday, September 16. Hordes of runners compete for cash prizes starting at 8:30 am as even more spectators root […]

Stars and Stripes Festival

Stars and Stripes Festival

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The annual Stars and Stripes Fall Festival in East Rockaway is a highlight of late summer! The fun takes place alongside the Talfor Boat Basin Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17. The family-friendly festival features a band, DJ, food, carnival rides, face painting, and vendors. Stay for Saturday’s fireworks — they’ll fill the sky […]

Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill

Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill

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We live in a world where we can take automatic energy for granted. However, in Long Island’s agricultural past, water created energy to transform grains into flour. You could learn about this type of history in a book, a classroom, or on a website. Or you can visit the Van Wyck-Lefferts Tide Mill in Lloyd […]

Port Jefferson Village Cup Regatta

Port Jefferson Village Cup Regatta

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Graceful racing sailboats provide exhilarating entertainment as the annual Village Cup Regatta, hosted by the Port Jefferson Yacht Club, glide by on Saturday, September 9. Actor and local resident Ralph Macchio is ambassador for this friendly competition that raises funds for the John T. Mather Memorial Hospital Palliative Medicine Program and The Lustgarten Foundation for […]

Greenport Maritime Festival

Greenport Maritime Festival

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The annual Greenport Maritime Festival, hosted by the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation as a fundraiser, brings sea lovers, fun seekers, foodies, shoppers, mermaids, pirates, and history buffs to this exciting village. Activities take place Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24 at Mitchell Park, the marina, and locations throughout Greenport. Admission is […]

Sag Harbor American Music Festival

Sag Harbor American Music Festival

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Sag Harbor amps up its groove as the musical sounds of roots, rock, blues, Americana, pop, and more fill the village during the seventh annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival. Beginning with a showing of the concert film Legends of American Music on Thursday, September 21 and a performance by Jon Cleary on Friday, September […]

Montauk Seafood Festival

Montauk Seafood Festival

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Hungry boaters are drawn to the Montauk Seafood Festival for good reasons, including lobster rolls, chowders, raw seafood, sushi seafood crepes, Ahi tuna sliders, ceviche, and fish tacos! On Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 11 seafood stations from local restaurants will be serving up the freshest and tastiest seafood along with burgers, fries, corn, […]

Who Ya Calling Crabby?

Who Ya Calling Crabby?

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They scurry by on the shore and might pinch you if you get too close. But what else do you know about crabs? Crabs are found in oceans, fresh water, and on land. The pea crab is the teeniest known crab and the Japanese spider crab can spread its legs out to measure about 13 […]

The Corner Bar & Restaurant

The Corner Bar & Restaurant

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  You know that place where everybody knows your name? While your name may not be on the lips of the patrons and bartender at The Corner Bar & Restaurant, it may be written in chalk on the wall in the dining area! Along with names upon names as high as the eye can see, […]

PirateFest!

PirateFest!

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Yar, mateys! Arrr you headin’ to the PirateFest on Sunday, September 17? The Whaling Museum and Education Center, located at 279 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, is hosting a family-friendly day from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm. Laddies and lassies can meet buccaneers, carousers, and rapscallions (also known as Ye Pyrate Brotherhood), take part in […]

Sandbar

Sandbar

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    Did you hear the one about the food reviewer that said “Wow!” when she walked into a restaurant? You just did, because that was me at the moment I saw how stunning it was inside Sandbar. The décor is striking — boaters wouldn’t mind their boats running aground if this was what all […]

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

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When you only have time for a short boat outing and a craving for fresh produce, honey, crafts, and baked goods, visit a farmers market within walking distance of the water. Some are open throughout the fall and some close earlier, so plan accordingly — you don’t want to miss Long Island’s bounty!   Thursdays […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

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Uh-oh! Your boat needs a repair you just don’t have the time or tools to handle. How do you pick the right person or shop for your vessel and budget? Ask boaters and look online. Don’t go by one rave or gripe, but you’ll spot the trending opinion of a boatyard or mechanic after some […]

Other Words Meaning Crabby

Other Words Meaning Crabby

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                Answers: RUGPYM is GRUMPY SRSOC is CROSS YTTES is TESTY CRYKNA is CRANKY OYUHCRG is GROUCHY ERDU is RUDE FFRGU is GRUFF

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