If you’re looking for a relaxed, casual atmosphere with the appeal of a Caribbean island and great food, pilot your boat through the Shinnecock Bay and up to the dock at Rumba Rum Bar. Throw a cover-up over your beach or boating wear, slip on a pair of flip-flops, and you’ll fit in nicely here. […]
Long Island offers many ways to reconnect with our natural surroundings. Nautical activities on the water are often restorative; on land, hiking near the shore is another great way to recharge. Calverton Ponds Preserve in Calverton and Pine Neck Sanctuary in East Quogue are two pristine woodlands that are part of the Central Pine Barrens, […]
The bright sun was reflecting off the waters of Wiesloch Creek as we boarded The Kathy, the Peconic Baykeeper’s 29-foot-boat. Kevin McAllister (the Peconic Baykeeper) and I couldn’t have asked for a better morning to patrol the shoreline as we made our way around Shinnecock Bay. Bodi, a serene two-year-old chocolate lab who acts as […]
Sitting on the Peconic Bay beach on a windy afternoon, you may see people off shore who are defying gravity via flying kites. You’ll also hear them shout as they blast along the water while making huge jumps. They are kiteboarding (also known as kitesurfing), which is a truly three-dimensional sport, with riders mastering the air and the sea using wind power alone.
Once you arrive at the ramp, there are steps to take to ensure that you protect your safety while preventing damage to your boat or PWC. As a courtesy to others on a busy boating day, take as many steps as possible before positioning your trailer on the ramp. Check to ensure that no damage […]