When Ethan Orsino was 9 years old he began dragging small outboards from the storage rooms out into the Coeymans Landing Marine Services shop!
Truth be told, I’m basically a land-lubber: hikin’ and bikin’ and climbing up and down mountains, from the Hudson Highlands to the Alps to the Himalaya. Boots on the ground notwithstanding, I’ve always felt very natural in boats: able to read, and “feel”, the boat, the water, the current, and the waves.
The Cortlandt Yacht Club is a premier boat club located on the Hudson in Montrose, New York. It is unique in that it offers individuals ownership. They have the capacity for one hundred owners and currently ownership is available for a limited number of members.
Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the 2017 Education Series for this year’s Boat Show. Greatly expanding on past offerings, the Newport International Boat Show will host in-water courses, seminars and demonstrations, giving showgoers plenty to look forward to beyond the excitement of new boats and boating gear
There is no more interesting character than “Dallas” whom I have featured on the cover for September.
Back in 2005, Dallas began his quest to build a raft, out of the most impossible junk you have ever seen, and float it down the Hudson River to New York City. As I looked into all this nonsense and saw the following that he had developed, I began to realize that this was more than just adventure.
Manhattan was melting on a mid July morning and I was escaping to the cool water and breezes of Sandy Hook National Park.
It was an easy, ten-minute walk from Grand Central Terminal to the Seastreak Pier at 34th St on the East River. There I caught the ferry at 8:45 AM, which got me the early bird special. The rate was thirty dollars round trip. Later trips from the same location cost forty six dollars round trip. Children under 5 ride free and fewer than 12 at reduced rates.