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OOPS!

OOPS!

March 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. We’ve all been there. Something happens, and everyone onboard or on the dock laughs. Everyone, that is, but you! It may take you a few years to find the humor in a mishap or a misstep, but now you can tell the story and smile. I asked our readers if they had any chuckle-worthy […]

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, […]

What the What?

What the What?

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Rude is rude, on the land or at sea.  The fact is, bad-mannered people go boating, and we can’t always avoid them.  But according to the stories told by our readers, we can scoff at them! Fran invited a couple from the neighborhood to go boating. “We’d actually become friendly while walking our dogs, […]

Keep Your Head in an Emergency

Keep Your Head in an Emergency

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

No matter how prepared you are and no matter how carefully you boat, mishaps happen. What occurs after an accident, however, may make all the difference between a crummy day and a catastrophe. Independent of your circumstances and the nature of your emergency, the most important first action is to immediately notify the U.S. Coast […]

Boating Fun Calls for Plans A & B

Boating Fun Calls for Plans A & B

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Boating season is never long enough, and for many, time on the water is mostly limited to weekends, holidays, and days off from work. With time on the water so valuable, I get the most out of boating by having a Plan A and a Plan B so that I may adapt to changes […]

The Brass Tacks of Boat Shows

The Brass Tacks of Boat Shows

February 10, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Boat shows are lots of fun. They bring together shiny new vessels, intriguing gadgets you didn’t know you needed until you walked in the door (plus plenty of things you know you need), and lots of knowledgeable professionals ready to talk boating and sell you their goods and services. If you’re just attending a […]

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Duffy’s Sports Grill

February 3, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Duffy’s Sport Grill, located in North Miami Beach, is a perfect dining location for boaters. You can dock your boat for free while dining along a large dock spanning the length of this eatery. I recently caught a late lunch with a friend at Duffy’s. It’s a large restaurant with ample seating options, large screen […]

Explore Biscayne National Park

Explore Biscayne National Park

February 3, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. A fun-filled day packed with water-based activities awaits you at Biscayne National Park. It extends across Biscayne Bay, with most of its 173,000 acres covered by water. This makes it easier for you to enjoy everything the park has to offer, especially since most of the activities are only accessible by boat. Plan your […]

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