Saturday, November 25, 2017

The Joys and Challenges of Boating with the Family

The Joys and Challenges of Boating with the Family

Like anything else in life, boating with your children is multi-faceted. There are pros and cons to boating with the kids in tow. The shared experience can be joyous, heartwarming, and downright fun. However, it can also be stressful, chaotic, and challenging! We share many happy memories out on the water with our kids. However, […]

Hey! Who’s the Captain? Kids & Decision Making

Hey! Who’s the Captain? Kids & Decision Making

I used to drive a sporty car, live in a cozy, inexpensive apartment and vacation in the Caribbean. Now I drive a minivan, live in a good school district with outrageous taxes (we’re leaving when my youngest graduates high school!), and vacation at Disney parks. Ah, the days when decisions were ours alone to make! […]

Blending Boating & Business

Blending Boating & Business

March 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Plenty of boaters take refuge on the water with family and friends, leaving stress behind on the shore. However, some share their boats with clients, co-workers or even bosses as they build strong workplace relationships or create new moneymaking opportunities. We asked readers about their business entertaining experiences, and asked social pros for their takes […]

Boaters Behaving Badly

Boaters Behaving Badly

March 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Plenty of people seem to shed their inhibitions at the dock. Maybe it’s the relaxing, social nature of a day spent boating, or perhaps it’s the charge of the water’s atoms. Then again, it could be that spending time in the snug-ish quarters of the average boat magnifies rude behavior because we can’t escape […]

What Did You Say?

What Did You Say?

March 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Boaters are a sociable bunch, but when people get together, there’s always a chance that someone will say something that’s better left unsaid. Seven boaters shared their “Whoops!” “Oops!” or “Oh, no, you didn’t!” stories; some will make you laugh in gratitude that these gaffes didn’t come your way, others may remind you of […]

Routes To AmericanAirlines Arena

February 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Welcome to Boating Times Long Island’s NAVTOOL. Click on the title above to access the routes. Then scroll down and click on the harbor below where you keep your boat to view a waypoint by waypoint route to this destination. You can zoom in for greater detail and download the route to your GPS by […]

Unease at Sea

Unease at Sea

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Face it. We’ve all been in exceedingly awkward situations, embarrassed or uncomfortable with someone or something. Our first reaction is to flee as fast as we can, but that won’t work when we’re embarrassed on a boat far from the shore! I asked readers to share instances in which they felt ill at ease, […]

Routes To Biscayne Bay

February 3, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Click on the harbor below where you keep your boat to view a waypoint by waypoint route to this destination. You can zoom in for greater detail and download the route to your GPS by clicking the download button. . ROUTES FROM: Baker’s Haulover Inlet Boca Raton Boynton Inlet Hillsboro Inlet Palm Beach Port of […]

Siren Marine

Siren Marine

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Being able to monitor your boat’s vital signs and location in between answering emails and sending text messages certainly puts the smart back into smart phones. Siren Sprite ($599.00) allows you to monitor your vessels bilge water and battery levels, engine temperature and using GPS technology, its location. Venture into town worry free with your […]

Hydrobike USA

Hydrobike USA

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The exercise of a bike ride combined with the adventure of kayaking has been combined to form the Hydrobike ($1,599). Allowing you to sit upright and steer with a simple handle bar-rudder system, the Hydrobike replaces the same old bike trails with hundreds of miles of harbors, bays and creeks. Engineered by a professional canoe […]

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