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Miami Waterkeeper

Miami Waterkeeper

July 8, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. The turquoise water of Biscayne Bay stretches 35 miles up the coastline of South Florida. Residents and visitors use the scenic body of water for diving, fishing, snorkeling, swimming, and, of course, boating. Biscayne Bay is “the jewel of our city, and it helps drive the economy,” says Miami Waterkeeper Executive Director Rachel Silverstein. […]

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, […]

Kids On Board: Simple Principles for a Safe Voyage

Kids On Board: Simple Principles for a Safe Voyage

Any boater who has kids knows that boating with them can make for incredible joy and/or incredible pandemonium. Boating is such an amazing family activity!  During the first days following their birth, most boaters already begin to picture junior sitting alongside them in the captain’s seat. Besides keeping your kids calm and entertained, you must […]

Where Have All The Manners Gone?

Where Have All The Manners Gone?

March 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I don’t get mad if I’ve shopped for lunch with friends on the boat only to have Mother Nature cancel my plans with all day thunderstorms. But I do get steamed after filling the boat with provisions for 10 people, only to have each and every one cancel at the last minute. And when friends […]

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 […]

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