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Delicious Docking and Dining

Delicious Docking and Dining

January 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Being out on the water sure works up an appetite. But there’s no need to cut a great day on the water short when it’s time for a meal — we’ve shared many delightful places to dock and dine that are nearby favorite boating locations. In 2015, our reviewers visited these restaurants: ALure Chowder House […]

Smuggler Jack’s

Smuggler Jack’s

November 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Overlooking Long Island’s south shore, Smuggler Jack’s is a treasure trove of culinary delights. The restaurant has 14 boat slips located just steps from an outdoor patio, which is heated for those who love al fresco dining, no matter the outside temperature. Seated on the patio, enjoying the ambiance, and drinking in the view, […]

3 Coves for Autumn

3 Coves for Autumn

November 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

      Fall days may be shorter, but that’s no reason to stop boating. Take advantage of a sun-drenched day by taking a short-ish trip to a welcoming cove. The southeast part of Coecles Harbor is a wonderful place to drop anchor. Known as Cedar Island Cove, this is one of the protected areas […]

Hemlock Cove

Hemlock Cove

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Hemlock Cove is the “go-to” place if you boat on the south shore between Massapequa and Babylon. Here you will find many raft ups as well as single vessels relaxing on the hook, with lots of adults, kids, and dogs swimming, floating, and playing. This anchorage is located along the State Boat Channel opposite Gilgo […]

Post-Sandy Reflections

Post-Sandy Reflections

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. For many Long Islanders, 2013 was a very different kind of year. It posed many unique challenges to a boating community recovering from the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. A lot of boaters found themselves adapting to changed circumstances or relearning some rules. What were the challenges and how did the boating community overcome them? […]

Don’t Transport Hitchhikers!

Don’t Transport Hitchhikers!

October 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Don’t Transport Hitchhikers! Though many boaters visit the same body of water every time, others take their trailered boats and PWCs from shore to shore and off-island. This makes it possible to spread harmful “aquatic hitchhikers,” which both pose environmental dangers and damage engines or jam steering. These unwelcome invaders may also potentially render waterways […]

Dream Boats

Dream Boats

November 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Dream Boats

Blue Water Green Boat Talking Trash

Blue Water Green Boat Talking Trash

November 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Blue Water Green Boat Talking Trash

Singletons Seafood Shack

Singletons Seafood Shack

February 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Singletons Seafood Shack – Restaurant Review.
What a delightful place to eat! Looking out on a beach filled with sunbathers and windsurfers, the air filled with kites and sea gulls, we relaxed and had a wonderful lunch.