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The Soundness of the Long Island Sound

The Soundness of the Long Island Sound

October 31, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The Soundness of the Long Island Sound   Technically, the Long Island Sound is not a sound. In geography, a sound is a sizeable sea or ocean inlet or a narrow sea or ocean channel between two bodies of land. In actuality, the Long Island Sound is an estuary, and a vast one at that. […]

Love Me, Love My Boat!

July 21, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I didn’t love boats growing up on Long Island. In fact, I was rather indifferent to boating as a recreational activity. It wasn’t until I became an adult that I realized how many people in my life owned boats and spent their free time tooling around the local shores. After a long and slow courting […]

Urban Night Boating

Urban Night Boating

July 21, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Many of us are urban boaters, plying the crowded waters in and around large metropolitan areas. These environments demand extra caution, particularly at night. A city skyline makes a spectacular backdrop for a night’s cruise, yet the greatest challenge for the urban skipper is light pollution coming from traffic lights, auto tail lights, and the […]