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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 15:34

A Salute to Veterans To Remember

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The Cortlandt Yacht Club, Montrose, NY and the Riverfront Marina, Newburgh, NY have honed their skills individually, and collectively, to put on a “Salute To Freedom’’ flotilla dedicated to our veterans and Gold Star Families that will be hard to beat in future years.

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In 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard promulgated an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek comprehensive public input and examine whether there is a need for a proposed rule on new anchorage grounds on the Hudson River to promote safe navigation. An ANPRM is an optional, pre-rulemaking tool for seeking information from the public

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Monday, 17 July 2017 15:22

TARRYTOWN MARINA OPENS NEW RESTAURANT

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The traditional fun restaurant that was always the mark of the Tarrytown Marina has returned with the opening of Barley on the Hudson, July 4th, 2017.

I took the opportunity to photograph many of the hundreds of visitors in just the first few days of its opening and can say, without a doubt, it is like the patio was never closed.

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Friday, 07 July 2017 15:18

Ask Dr. Gel - July 2017

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“A successful repair is one you cannot see!”

Mr. Weakley, I just finished reading your article In Boating On The Hudson Magazine and noticed your offer to answer questions. I have found a lot of conflicting information about the use of Gel-Coat. Even product manufactures seem to
vary in what they recommend. I recently made a small repair to my bow with West System epoxy, Interlux 2000E paint, gel-coat with surfacing wax, thinned with Acetone and sprayed with a Preval sprayer.

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Thursday, 06 July 2017 15:15

Your Insurance with Cathy Karas - July 2017

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MARINE INSURANCE - DON’T LEAVE PORT WITHOUT IT!

Boat insurance, unlike car insurance, can vary immensely in what is covered, what is not, where and when you can use your boat and how what you will be paid if there is a loss to your craft. In New York, boat insurance is not required
by any governmental organization, like the Department of Motor Vehicles which monitors car insurance.

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Cathy J. Karas, President, Certified Insurance Counselor, KARAS INSURANCE AGENCIES INC, 321 SO. RIVERSIDE AVE, CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY 10520.

You can contact me for quotes or questions at 914-271-5188 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are a 3rd generation family owned agency, with only licensed brokers to help you.

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 15:00

BOAT TALK WITH with Alex - July 2017

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Question: My outdrive will not go up or down.

Answer: I am assuming it is a Mercury. There are more of them out there than any other brand!

First it could be a bad switch on the control panel, a bad fuse. There are sensors on the outdrive that could be bad, As boats get older, say ten years or more, the wires that activate the trim drive could be worn, or, if the boat is in salt water, the entire wiring harness may need to be replaced.

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