Thursday, June 22, 2017

Fire Island and Watch Hill

January 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Step back in time at the Fire Island Lighthouse, to days before GPS, when lighthouses were important landmarks for mariners — a beacon of hope after a long journey. View the exhibits on the rich maritime history of Fire Island, see the lighthouse’s original, first-order Fresnel lens, and climb to the top of the lighthouse […]

Strong Storms, Weak Coasts

Strong Storms, Weak Coasts

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Carol. Donna. Gloria. Bob. Irene. Sandy. The names are part of our history. Since the 1930s, Long Island’s storm vulnerability has been known, yet little was done until 2011 when Irene, a relatively small hurricane, hit the region. When Sandy struck the following year, a sense of immediacy for storm preparedness resonated with policymakers. […]

Fire Island Lighthouse

Fire Island Lighthouse

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Built in 1858, the Fire Island Lighthouse is accessible to south shore boaters.

Don’t Do What I Did

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

We can plan and set up summer boating trips, and invite everyone we like to join us. But there will always be a party-pooper lurking about, ready to ruin the day if she feels so inclined.

Driving With A Trailer

Driving With A Trailer

September 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The most important things to have when you tow are basic common sense and the ability to adjust your driving to the situation at hand. Depending on the size of your boat, hitching the trailer to your car can dramatically increase the overall weight, as well as your car’s performance. You bought a boat and […]