Ditch Bag When Boating Off Shore

  It is important to have a Ditch Bag when boating off shore. This bag should be easily accessible and ready to take with you over board or in any emergency. A rescue might take more than a couple of minutes. The items in this bag will help you survive or make you time of […]

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The winter always comes too soon for a boater.

Check out the following link for a handy winterization checklist http://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/winter/winterworksheet.pdf Now that you’ve winterized … What to do in the winter while the boat hibernates? It is definitely a tough time for a boater, especially in the northeast. After you have winterized your boat, we tend to have some withdrawal pains that land lovers […]

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Recreational Activities on the Water

Written by Captain Rick MendezThere are many great ways to spend days is on the water. On the water there are many recreational activities that one can choose from; such as fishing, swimming, tubing, wakeboarding, water skiing, parasailing and more new ones coming on the scene every summer. Taking part in these activities and taking […]

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Anchoring Tips

Anchoring Tips By: Captain Ricardo Mendez The boating season will soon be in full swing … Speaking of Swinging … When you anchor, you must be aware of your surroundings due to the current “swinging” your boat. Being at anchor is a big part of boating life. Let’s start with discussing different types of anchors. […]

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Boating Safety Certificate & License Information

Life Time Sporting And Boating Safety Certificate & License Information By: Captain Ricardo Mendez FINALLY A “BOAT LICENSE”?  …. Almost New York State has now implemented a program that will now permit you to having your NYS Boating & PWC Safety Certificatemarked on your driver’s license or other identification document issued by the DMV Dept of […]

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All About Safety for Kids

All About Safety for Kids Written by: Captain Ricardo Mendez When out on the water, be prepared, to expect the unexpected. Perhaps, the most vulnerable people to get injured are our kids. Taking precautions and schooling our kids will keep them safe when on the water with their parents and will complete an enjoyable day […]

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