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Find Year-End Boat Deals

2018 Year-End Boat Sales & Promotions With winter winding down, Boat Upstate NY is here to help you find the best end of year boat sales happening in your local area. Throughout the fall, most dealers are looking to clear their remaining 2018 model boats and offer great trade-in programs to sell their newer 2019… Read More

Winterizing Your Boat

5 STEPS TO WINTERIZING YOUR BOAT As temperatures start to drop in the Northeast, all boat owners know it’s the sad time of year when you try to get that one last joy ride in before the boating season comes to a close. It’s also that time of year when you need start thinking about… Read More

2018 Lake George In-Water Boat Show

Get Ready for The Lake George In-Water Boat Show! Saturday, September 15th – Sunday, September 16th – Come explore beautiful Lake George and check out the annual Lake George In-Water Boat Show. This is a great chance for all boating enthusiasts to get first look at some 2019 model boats and catch the amazing end-of-season deals… Read More

Tips When Shopping for A New Boat

When Is The Best Time To Buy A Boat? Ask anyone in the retail boat business, “When is the best time to buy a boat?” and they’ll answer, “Today!” Probe a little further and you’ll find there’s more to consider, including where you live, whether you’re buying new or used, and the time of year… Read More

Skaneateles Lake & Lake George Partner on Algae Bloom Prevention

SOURCE: Gwendolyn Craig, The Post-Star A Class AA water body and sister lake to Lake George has already experienced multiple toxic algal blooms this summer, and The Jefferson Project is hoping to find out why. Skaneateles Lake, a Finger Lake in Onondaga County that provides drinking water to the city of Syracuse and multiple surrounding towns and villages, was plagued with… Read More

Free Safe Boating Course – July 28 & 29

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is offering a free two-day boater safety course at its Region 5 headquarters in Ray Brook on July 28 and 29. Anyone born after May 1, 1996, must pass an approved boater safety course to legally operate a motor boat. In addition, New York State Law… Read More

Invasive Species Prevention Week

Spectrum News Anchor, Solomon Syed caught up with Warren County Supervisor, Dennis Dickinson; Lake George Park Commission Executive Director, Dave Wick; and Julie Tighe and Justin Perry with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today to discuss invasive species. Please click the link below to view the three very informative videos under the… Read More

Would this loss be covered by your boat insurance policy?

For the majority of recreational boaters, a boat insurance claim won’t be in their future this summer – but you can never predict when something will happen. Is your boat insurance policy up to par? With the boating season just begun, our partners at BoatUS suggest that you should do a quick “checkup” on your boat insurance policy… Read More

Tracking Invasive Species Using Artificial Intelligence

June 2, 2018 – Queensbury, NY  Dr. John E. Kelly III, IBM Senior Vice President of Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research gave an important lecture at the Warren County Economic Development Corporation Luncheon today at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge regarding the advancement and exponential growth potential of Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Kelly gave a detailed… Read More

Don’t Let Distracted Boating Get You This July 4th

Just like Americans’ hectic Thanksgiving Day holiday travel habits, July 4 is recreational boating’s biggest holiday of the year. The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water predicts crowded launch ramp and marina facilities with significant recreational boat traffic congestion on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. Operator inattention, improper lookout, operator inexperience, machinery failure, and alcohol use… Read More