Boater Safety Video Lowers Accidents on Lake George

“An effort to briefly train boaters before they took off in their rental boats this summer has had a remarkable effect, according to the Lake George Park Commission marine patrol.” Read the full article here: Read More

The Making of The Great Sacandaga Lake

A documentary film about the Making of The Great Sacandaga has just been released. Check out the neat story here via Times Union: Read More

10 Products to Help Keep Your Boat Sparkling Clean

We all take pride in maintaining a clean boat, yet not very many of us like doing so. With these products on hand, it will make cleaning your boat less of a hassle and more of a habit! Lemon Oil – This natural oil is the perfect remedy for keeping your wood not only clean, but… Read More

New York State Registration and Tax

Owning a boat in New York State is easy! Looking to register a boat of your own? Here’s the 5 things you need to register your boat today. What you need- A completed boat registration/title application (MV-82B) Proof Of Ownership. Find out How to Prove Ownership Here. Proof Of Identity. Drivers License, Learners Permit, Non-Driver… Read More

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