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What Other Words Are in UNDERWATER?

What Other Words Are in UNDERWATER?

May 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

                            DTEARR is TRADER ERNAEDWUR is UNDERWEAR EDNWRA is WANDER RETRUN is RETURN ARWRED is DRAWER DAWERR is REWARD TNAEWD is WANTED TAENE is EATEN

Hydrobike USA

Hydrobike USA

August 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The exercise of a bike ride combined with the adventure of kayaking has been combined to form the Hydrobike ($1,599). Allowing you to sit upright and steer with a simple handle bar-rudder system, the Hydrobike replaces the same old bike trails with hundreds of miles of harbors, bays and creeks. Engineered by a professional canoe […]

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

August 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching for a birthday party theme? Want one that isn’t the same as everybody else’s party plan? How about a nautical-themed birthday party? Boatloads of decorating ideas and activities abound, making a nautical party one to remember. Search popular parent and party-planning sites and you’ll find plenty of ideas for a nautical party. Some sites […]

Bringing Baby Aboard

Bringing Baby Aboard

August 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Boaters enjoy sharing their love of the water with family and friends. When there’s a baby in the mix, the question often asked is, what’s the right age to bring baby along? The answer varies from person to person, but always centers on when the baby’s safety can be ensured. Advance planning can make boating […]

Panic at the Water’s Edge – Overcoming Hydrophobia

Panic at the Water’s Edge – Overcoming Hydrophobia

August 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When someone in the family suffers from a lifelong fear of water (hydrophobia), or suddenly develops it after years of boating, it can be disruptive and often disabling.  The fear may be passed along by parents or arise from a sudden trauma, but however it arrives, the phobia can be effectively diminished or eliminated. Martin […]

Single Paddler Seeks Peacefulness

Single Paddler Seeks Peacefulness

August 13, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There are few activities more peaceful than a quiet paddle through Long Island’s bays, harbors, and inlets. Paddling, whether by kayak, canoe, or the stand-up kind, offers a serene environmental experience. Requiring little gear or advance preparation, it can be a go-for-an-hour type of adventure providing an intimate peek into nature. However, just because it’s […]

Enjoying the Ride: Seasickness Treatments and Prevention

Enjoying the Ride: Seasickness Treatments and Prevention

August 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There is nothing worse then feeling ill, especially when you are doing something you enjoy! Though many boaters experience some degree of motion sickness on the sea, there are many ways to prevent and treat it before it spoils your time aboard. Motion sickness is a normal response to movement. It can occur as the […]

The Three of Us

The Three of Us

August 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

One simple question signals that a family vacation may be about to falter. “Are we almost there yet?” makes every parent want to duck and cover, just to avoid what comes next. There’s the eye rolling coupled with a whiny, “I’m soooo bored.  When is this gonna get fun?” On its heels is the bickering […]

Failure Is An Option: Don’t Depend On the Toys

Failure Is An Option: Don’t Depend On the Toys

August 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Depending on who you talk to, boating is a hobby, a passion or a recreational tool full of “toys” (my observation is that the latter certainly holds true for male captains, who seem by nature to love gadgets and gizmos).  All boat toys aren’t equal, however; there are items we put on our boats that […]

The Kids Aren’t All Right

The Kids Aren’t All Right

August 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The Kids Aren’t All Right Lita Smith-Mines When we welcome friends and family to boat with us, we extend the same kind of hospitality as if they were visiting our homes. No wonder that it is irritating when our invitations are seemingly interpreted by adult guests to mean “just relax and be served by the […]

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