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National Safe Boating Week: May 19-25

3 Easy, No-Cost Ways to Be Safer on the Water ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 14, 2018 – With the start of boating season and next week’s National Safe Boating Week, May 19–25, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has three tips to get boaters thinking about safety aboard any type of boat: 1. Open… Read More

ENYMTA & Boat Upstate NY Honored

Plattsburgh, NY –  Eastern New York Marine Trades Association (ENYMTA), Founders of Boat Upstate NY have been honored by New York State Association of Career & Technical Education Administrators (ACTEA) The Eastern New York Marine Trades Association has been selected as a 2018 CTE Business & Industry Recipient of the Special Recognition Award from the New York… Read More

The Great Upstate Boat Show

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… Read More

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: http://poststar.com/news/local/boater-safety-video-has-big-impact-on-lake-george/article_e4f304c0-bf0c-55b7-a2a2-16508858f01d.html#tracking-source=home-top-story 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: http://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/Film-captures-making-of-the-Great-Sacandaga-Lake-12380538.php#photo-14597844 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) https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv82b.pdf Proof Of Ownership. Find out How to Prove Ownership Here. https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/boats.pdf 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