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Long Island Boating World

LI Fishing Report

When the weather cooperates there has been plenty of action throughout Long island. The name of the game has been warmer than normal air and water temperatures coupled with an abundance of baitfish. Bunker and sand eels have been in the bays, inlets, and all…

Boating Safety Tips

Marlinspike Seamanship … The Line on Lines … Marlinespike seamanship is a seasoned mariner’s skill that entails being able to proficiently work with all types of lines, ropes, and knots. The applications of this skill range from the handling of large lines on large ships,…

Legal Perspective

The Three Wicked Sisters… that sounds like a good name for a nasty underwater rock formation. These three sisters actually involve a topic that students often see in the first year of law school. It refers to a trio of legal defenses commonly thrown at…

NJ Fishing Report

Man, if 2020 was any barometer, 2021 is going to be a strange year, at least its going to start off like that. COVID concerns will no doubt dictate many facets of life throughout the winter and into early spring, but we can only pray…

Iceboating

A long tradition of speed that can top over 100mph Here we are, sliding into winter. Most pleasure boats are being pulled and winterized. It was a real relief to be in boating this year with Covid 19 wreaking havoc. At least you were on…

USS Jamestown

and America’s First Humanitarian Mission There has been a seething hatred between the Irish people and the British government for more years than anyone can remember. Undoubtedly, a major cause is what happened to the Irish people during the potato famine in the late 1840s…

The Dauntless “Veruna”

For over two-hundred years the Mystic River in Connecticut was a center for New England’s shipbuilding industry. Many of the 1400 ships built there went on to have long successful careers. One ship that gained fame at the time and now is almost forgotten is…