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DEC Offers Free New York Safe Boating Course

Course Offered July 15 & 16 at DEC Region 5 Headquarters in Ray Brook 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 15 and 16. Anyone born after May 1, 1996, must pass an approved boater… Read More

Freedom Boat Club To Loan Free Life Jackets To Children This Boating Season

FREEDOM BOAT CLUB WILL LOAN FREE LIFE JACKETS TO CHILDREN THIS BOATING SEASON –        Will Host Life Jacket Loaner Station at Beckley’s Marina   – June 30th, 2017 – Lake George, NY – This year, Freedom Boat Club Lake George is continuing to help keep kids safe while on the water by participating in the BoatU.S. Foundation Life Jacket… Read More

Water skiing, Wake Boarding, & Wake Surfing

Upstate New York is Home to some of the most beautiful lakes and rivers in the country. With thousands of miles of fresh open water, there’s no shortage of fun to be had. For the avid Water Skiers, Wake boarders, and Wake surfers, and even those looking to learn, Upstate New York is the right… Read More

State DEC and Parks Announce New York State First-Time Camper Program

Sent From Tim Sheridan, New York State DEC. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) recently announced that New York State will provide free First-Time Camper weekends throughout the summer in 2017. Families that have never camped before will have the opportunity… Read More

Boater’s Safety Course 6/25/17

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office and state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation are combining forces to offer a free boater safety course next month in Queensbury. The course is mandatory for all would-be boaters born after May 1, 1996. Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol officers will be the instructors. The course is to be… Read More

Fishing in the Adirondacks

Apart from the sheer beauty of the Adirondacks, the 6 million acre park offers anglers an unmatched experience to fish a wide variety of freshwater game fish, year round. From spring fly fishing a secluded Adirondack brook, to summer bass fishing on the crystal clear waters of Lake George. The parks 3,000 freshwater lakes, rivers,… Read More

Trading In a Boat – Establishing Value & Getting The Most

  There comes a time in every boat and boat owner’s relationship where it’s simply time to part. We’ve cherished our fondest memories on the water, laughed at our innocent mistakes, and taken that one last cruise before we say goodbye. But hey, it’s human nature, were always desiring the newer, faster, the bigger, and… Read More

New York’s Most Scenic Waterways

There’s no wonder why so many boating blogs and websites rate New York as one of the prettiest states to boat in. With it’s thousands of gorgeous lakes, ponds, and rivers to explore we couldn’t agree with them more. Now here’s our list of what we believe to be some of New York’s most scenic waterways.   St.Lawrence… Read More

5 Summer Boating Essentials You Can’t Go Without.

As avid boaters were always looking to spend less time packing and preparing, and more time cruising on our favorite open waters. So skip the hassle and pick up these 5 essential accessories before the boating season is here! Hard-Sided Premium Coolers & Handheld Coolers    There’s nothing better than an Ice-cold drink on a… Read More