Wednesday, October 18, 2017

A Water Ambulance Buoys an Island

A Water Ambulance Buoys an Island

September 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Approximately two miles off the southeastern coast of Connecticut, there’s a small island called Fishers Island. Though part of the town of Southold on Long Island, Fishers Island is accessible by ferry from Connecticut and via the Long Island Sound by experienced boaters. Home to less than a few hundred people year round, Fishers Island […]

Family to the Rescue

Family to the Rescue

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Who takes better care of you than your family? If your family doesn’t own a towing business, then the Frohnhoefer family is quite happy to consider you a relative. Now celebrating its 34th year in operation, Sea Tow is the Frohnhoefer family’s joint enterprise. Started by spouses Captain Joe Frohnhoefer and Georgia Frohnhoefer when Joe […]

Fishers Island

Fishers Island

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

. Though closer to Connecticut, Fishers Island is part of the Town of Southold in New York. The island is home to residents with long-term roots and those seeking a secluded retreat. Despite much of it being private, visiting boaters can enjoy a portion of the seven-mile-long, one-mile-wide island’s beauty and serenity. The trip requires […]

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 […]

A Day at the Museum

A Day at the Museum

November 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When you live a boating lifestyle, you welcome every opportunity to be on the water. But when the weather’s too brisk, browsing through a maritime museum will do the trick! Long Island has many seafaring and nautical-leaning museums, and all of them are worth a visit. Check out our list: American Merchant Marine Museum   […]

ALure Chowder House & Oysteria

ALure Chowder House & Oysteria

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

After spending the day on the boat exploring the Peconic River and visiting Greenport and Shelter Island, the topic turned to dinner. Immediately, everyone proposed ALure. Though the interior dining area and full bar were inviting and the fireplace would comfort in other seasons, we happily sat outside, watching the boat traffic in the adjacent […]

Seeding Our Waters

Seeding Our Waters

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

In the fall, many land-based agricultural growing operations prepare for harvest.  On the water, the timing is right for a special aquaculture-based planting operation.  Hundreds of thousands of baby clams and oysters will soon be sent off from their hatchery at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Suffolk County Marine Environmental Learning Center in Southold (SCMELC), to seed […]

Southold

Southold

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Located on Long Island’s north fork, Southold seems like a sleepy New England town, more scenic and less active than other seaside settings. However, this quaint town is a fun place to spend the day!

History’s Shining Lights

History’s Shining Lights

January 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. The East End of Long Island has a rich maritime heritage, but not all of it is relegated to the pages of history. The exhibits and lighthouse tours of the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation in Greenport aim to both recognize and restore the area’s legacy.  “People need a context to which […]

Defy Dullness with Our Day Trippers

Defy Dullness with Our Day Trippers

January 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

At every boat show, we overhear someone complaining. He or she will say,“Boating gets boring. We go to the same places over and over again. There’s nothing to do except head to _________ over and over again.” On the other hand, lots of readers come over to us to thank us for supplying them with […]

Single Paddler Seeks Peacefulness

Single Paddler Seeks Peacefulness

October 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

There are few activities more peaceful than a quiet paddle through Long Island’s bays, harbors, and inlets. Paddling, whether by kayak, canoe, or the stand-up kind, offers a serene environmental experience. Requiring little gear or advance preparation, it can be a go-for-an-hour type of adventure providing an intimate peek into nature. However, just because it’s […]

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 […]

Gas Saving Tips

Gas Saving Tips

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Check vehicle and trailer tires for wear and damage, and maintain tire pressure Read owner’s manuals for leaner fuel mixtures and recommended tire pressure Fuel-up in cooler morning or evening hours Tune tow vehicle’s engine, change spark plugs and wires Drain water from bilge Clear debris from bottom of boat and trailer Keep weight down– […]

Pepi’s Ristorante

Pepi’s Ristorante

March 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Pepi’s Ristorante – Restaurant Review
400 Old Main Road | Southold | 631-765-6373 | www.pepisristorante.com