February 24, 2016

In January of this year I enrolled in a Safety at Sea Seminar sponsored by the Storm Trysail Foundation.  I was informed about this program by a fellow sailor and thought it would be a good way to increase my credentials as a charter captain.  Over the last two months...

September 10, 2014

    In any business, searching for new ideas to expand your venue is an essential part of growth.  Many  chartering businesses tend to remain somewhat stagnant in their day to day operations - not necessarily a bad thing (if it ain't broke don't fix it); however, if yo...

July 18, 2014

     The VHF radio found aboard most vessels is, by far, one of the most important assests a boat can have.  The modern VHF radio includes built in GPS and DSC allowing the operator to simply press an emergency button and have the emergency broadcast occur automaticall...

April 28, 2014

    I will never forget the "miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" exemplified the role of a captain and leader.  He acted not only in exemplifying a technical skill but as a captain upholding his responsibilty.  Unfortunately, we have not seen that in two recent...

April 28, 2014

      The Hudson River offers a unique opportunity to not only sail and cruise its' waters but to view sites reminding of us of times past.  The historic lighthouse on Kingston Point is but one example.  Other lighthouses guided river travelers for many years and have...

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