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Lighter Footprints

Lighter Footprints

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Human-caused climate change is an issue of our time. While no figures are available for recreational boating greenhouse gas emissions, the National Marine Manufacturers Association says that over 87 million Americans participate in recreational boating at least once yearly. If over 35 percent of the population engages in a motor-driven activity, chances are that carbon […]

Eco-Friendly Parties

Eco-Friendly Parties

June 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Recreational boating, one of life’s great joys, is enhanced by clean waterways. As we take our enjoyment from the waters, we should also safeguard our delicate resources when planning seaside celebrations including weddings and other parties. Services and products that allow us to reduce our impact on the earth have become more readily available and […]

Cleaner BoatingTactics and Tips

Cleaner BoatingTactics and Tips

June 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. Recreational boating is not just about enjoying our time out on the waters. If we want our playgrounds to remain vital and clean, it’s up to us to maintain clean vessels. In recent years, there’s been tremendous desire for green cleaning products and eco-friendlier approaches to reducing boating’s carbon footprint and clearing our waters […]

U.S. Power Squadrons, Coast Guard Auxiliary to boost boating safety efforts

U.S. Power Squadrons, Coast Guard Auxiliary to boost boating safety efforts

November 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

– The U.S. Power Squadrons (USPS) and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will increase their coordinated safety efforts among America’s recreational boating community under a new agreement that broadens cooperative efforts in vessel examinations, public affairs and education. The agreement was signed today at the Auxiliary’s national conference – NACON 2011 – in Charlotte.

An Invitation To Sail

An Invitation To Sail

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The “Open Boat Program” presents a good reason to join one of Long Island’s United States Power Squadrons®. This program, in its first full season, matches “Host Skippers” with USPS® members who want to go sailing. Guests may be power boaters, other sailors, or those currently without boats.

Cruising to Maritime Museums

Cruising to Maritime Museums

April 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating on Long Island can be more than just recreational. We’re so intertwined with our surrounding waters that it is interesting to visit our many maritime museums for a deep appreciation of our region’s history. For a different kind of day tripper, combine then with now and take your boat to visit a few of Long Island’s nautical museums.