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Enjoy Fall’s Foliage

Enjoy Fall’s Foliage

October 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

    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 […]

Row or Paddle?

Row or Paddle?

February 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

. If I say, “Quick! Name a rowing song” you’ll probably say “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” immediately. But can you name a song about paddling? I couldn’t think of one. Rowing is what we sing about, but paddling is probably what many of us do. That’s because the two words describe different actions in […]

A River Club with a Past

A River Club with a Past

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

.                   At the Inwood Canoe Club (ICC), a quaint and crowded little outpost just off the top of Manhattan, there are few visible canoes. These days, it’s about the kayak. “It’s been that way since about 1997,” said Kevin McKeon, secretary of the ICC. “Things change, […]

Nissequogue River

Nissequogue River

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If you are looking for a calm place to drop anchor with a nearby beach, or a place to travel along and explore, the Nissequogue River is your spot. This freshwater river, derived from groundwater, is located off of the western side of Smithtown Bay. While most of this 8.3-miles-long river is too shallow to […]

Huntington Lighthouse Music Festival

Huntington Lighthouse Music Festival

August 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

. There are few better ways to spend a day on your boat than soaking up the sights and the sounds of the 6th Annual Huntington Lighthouse Music Fest on Saturday, September 1, 2012. This event, the only music festival held on top of a working lighthouse in the middle of the water, cannot be […]