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Port Washington Harborfest Craft Fair

Port Washington Harborfest Craft Fair

May 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

For decades, boaters have been flocking to Port Washington to enjoy the celebration of the harbor, the nautical heritage of the town, and the work of talented artists and artisans. This year’s combined harbor festival and craft fair takes place on Sunday, June 4 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at the town dock and […]

Curtain Up!  Take Your Boat To The Theater

Curtain Up! Take Your Boat To The Theater

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Theater lovers looking for a unique boating excursion in local waters should plan on seeing a show at one of Long Island’s many theaters. The stage is set as we present local theaters in towns and villages on both shores along with nearby transient space. It is advisable to buy your tickets and reserve transient space for your boat in advance, as many marinas have limited space for visitors.

Exit One On The L.I. Sound, Open to Boaters!

Exit One On The L.I. Sound, Open to Boaters!

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Many say that Long Island waters officially start at Manhasset Bay. Squeezed between the tip of Great Neck and Port Washington, this is the first of several large harbors that literally cut into the North Shore of Long Island. They offer protected anchorage, entertainment, nature and more.

Theater

Theater

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If you enjoy live theater and are always looking for new places to visit by boat, why not combine the two activities? We’ve compiled a list of theaters that are accessible by boat and nearby vessel lodging. All that you need to do is check the schedule of plays and musicals, buy tickets, and reserve […]

Marina 411

Marina 411

July 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Click on the image to view all listings and then scroll down. Boating Times Long Island’s database of Long Island Marinas. Get details about each marina including transient rates, low water depth, electricity and water availability, additional amenities, plus a lot more. Name Amity Harbor Marine Lighthouse Marina Address & Phone 30 Merrick Road, Amityville, […]

Cookie Goes Cruising: Tips for Boating with Dogs

Cookie Goes Cruising: Tips for Boating with Dogs

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

My wife Maureen’s dog, Cookie, was never really a big part of our boating experience. She would go on now and then, but for the most part stayed home (with someone to let her out and take care of her). This year, with both our kids on their own, Cookie has become the latest (and cutest) creature on A Dock.

What Do “Real” Boaters Do In The Winter?

What Do “Real” Boaters Do In The Winter?

December 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

What “Real” Boaters Do In The Winter?

Smaller Boat Envy

Smaller Boat Envy

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

I recently chatted with bigger boat owners and found out while they all loved owning their yachts, some people missed having a smaller boat.

Louie's Oyster Bar & Grille

Louie's Oyster Bar & Grille

January 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Louie’s Oyster Bar & Grille ; Situated in Manhasset Bay, Louie’s docks are roomy enough to accommodate approximately 30 boats at a time (dining reservations are accepted, but free marina docking is on a first-come, first-served basis). The Dock Master monitors VHF channel 68. Sitting outdoors or in the dining room overlooking the vast bay, the many fish and crustacean menu offerings keep you connected to the water.

Why We Boat

Why We Boat

August 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Why We Boat Tab Hauser Each season thousands of Long Islanders take to the water because we love boating. True boaters think about being on their vessels all year; we all know someone that uses the boating calendar year round as a reference. As in asking someone in the off season how she or he […]