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Olympic size Pool with Diving Pool Memberships available for family’s and singles at large Yacht Club & Marina with Cafe Restaurant. (Rob,s on the River, At the Cortlandt Yacht Club on the Hudson River, Previously High Tide Cafe. It’s the same family owners running it, But just a change of name to honor Rob who passed to soon and is missed ) This is a Pool swim club membership that is family friendly and is not just a pool, Cafe with good food and playground but a social club .

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Saturday, 27 January 2018 14:10

Connecting the Hudson River and the Erie Canal

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Beginning in May the Corning GlassBarge will be anchored near the site of the original Corning factory, called the Flint Glass Company on Brooklyn’s Waterfront explaining the original adventure of the Corning Glass Company’s move from Brooklyn, NY to what would become Corning’s home for the next 150 years in Corning, NY.

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Friday, 26 January 2018 14:05

River to Ridge Trail

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New Paltz, New York its at the base of the Shawangunks and boasts lovely views of the Ridge’s striking cliffs. For decades, access to the beautiful wilderness on the horizon has not been easy for the community below, since hikers and cyclists setting out to explore the “Gunks” have been forced to hug a narrow and dangerous highway shoulder.

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Thursday, 25 January 2018 13:59


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“Tondelayo”??? Am I going to write this whole article in Espanol??? Nope: “Tondelayo” is the name of the Collings Foundation World War II North American B-25 Mitchell. Let’s talk about World War II airplane names for a bit. I don’t recall ever seeing, or hearing of a Spitfire or Hurricane with a name on its fuselage. Same with ME-109’s and FW-190’s: every once in a while I’ve seen a picture of one with some kind of dragon or something else scary and/or “fierce” on the tail, but “names” up front are to me, rare if not totally absent. Japanese planes also.

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 13:54


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Love of the Hudson River began hundreds of years ago when the first explorers sailed those uncharted waters. Today, Museums are filled with the best and most moving views of the 19th Century Hudson River School of Artists. The good news is: great love and appreciation for The Hudson River is alive and well and flourishing right here/right now in 2018, with painters lining the shores to report sights most people never get to see and would find hard to imagine.

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 13:50

The 13th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show

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The 13th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show is March 2 - 4, 2018!


Some of the best memories are created on the water and if you’ve been thinking about buying a boat or trading up to a newer model, THIS is the show. The Great Upstate Boat Show is the biggest boating sales event between New York City and Montreal. 2017 marked another record year in both attendance and sales, as thousands of folks from all over New York and New England flocked to the event just north of the Lake George Region.

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Monday, 22 January 2018 13:45


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With a new year and plenty of winter ahead to prepare for the spring and summer fishing seasons all of my readers have time to really get prepared to go fishing with the right fishing gear. Moms and Dads, Grandparents and other folks guiding the beginning youngsters will be have useful information in each article that will optimize the odds of a successful angling adventure

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Sunday, 21 January 2018 17:39

The Catfish Derby and how it Changed my Life

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Hi my name is Samantha Ryan every year John Vargo and his group have a few catfish derbies. I have been going to them for a few years now and they have changed my life. In the first year that I went to one of them I was in 4th grade and I won first place for catching a 14 inch catfish. That day was one of the best days of my life.

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Saturday, 20 January 2018 17:33

Shattemuc Yacht Club Receives Award

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Shattemuc Yacht Club Receives Prestigious Boater’s Choice Award

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Shattemuc Yacht Club was named one of the Boaters’ Choice recipients for 2017! Shattemuc was selected among the top 2% of over 15,000 US marinas.

The award comes less than one year after Shattemuc completed an extensive expansion and upgrade of its marina, and less than four years since the Department of Fish & Wildlife awarded Shattemuc a boating infrastructure grant of over $590,000 to encourage boating on the Hudson River.

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Friday, 19 January 2018 17:25

Youth Movement

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How Young Professionals Are Impacting the Southern Saratoga County Business Community

A new generation of business people is rising in the Capital Region, and our local chamber of commerce is inspired to have some active and aspiring individuals. Some of them have already risen to positions of leadership, with the others making their presence felt in a big way. We caught up to a few of our young leaders for this article.

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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 18:16

Ask Dr. Gel - November 2017

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Gelcoat Cracks and Delaminating

If you think gelcoat cracks and delaminating on a boat are no big deal here’s something to consider: Water intrusion into the deck, hull or stringers is something that could cause many problems and be expensive to repair!

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Monday, 04 December 2017 18:14

Your Insurance with Cathy Karas - November 2017

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If It’s Not Raining Why Do I Need An Umbrella?

There are many misconceptions about this type of insurance. An umbrella can be personal or commercial. A personal umbrella would provide additional liability insurance for you if you are being sued for bodily injury and/or property damage you may have caused to others through your negligence that would involve your auto, home, boat, motorcycle or 1 or 2 family rental house (if insured and deeded in your personal name) policy.

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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.

Sunday, 03 December 2017 18:10

BOAT TALK WITH with Alex - November 2017

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Thanks to all our wonderful customers for their business in 2017, I and my wonderful staff look forward to helping you all in 2018.

Alex Salomatoff

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Dear Readers, It is bittersweet that we write you, the readers of Boating on the Hudson, this one last note. As so many of you have heard, my husband Phil & I have sold the marina & RV park to Jason Young, owner of Clark’s Steakhouse here in Schuylerville.

After 32 years we made the difficult decision to retire. Difficult as you all know how much we have loved the marina business and meeting and making friends with so many of you over the years. The marina and the entire Hudson River and NYS Canal System needs some young and new blood to take it through to the future.

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