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September 28, 2017

 The Seaman Protection Certificates (SPCs), also known as the Seaman Passport was authorized by the 4th US Congress on May 28, 1796, to protect the United States individual seamen from impressment by the British Royal Navy.  The Britain Royal Navy impressed over 9,000...

September 27, 2017

 For many readers, this is one of the nicest times of the year. Yes, the days are getting shorter. The sands of local beaches may no longer seem as warm and inviting beneath bare feet. However, such things don’t ruffle those who look forward to the bright, warm colors...

September 25, 2017

Beaches are devoid of those colorful umbrellas, gaudy towels and scents of suntan lotion. They are now replaced with the low rumble of truck engines in the distance, some hearty laughter and the smell of ten thousand striped bass and bluefish in the surf. October marks...

September 25, 2017

1. Did you know that the basic concept of a hurricane season began during 1935, when dedicated wire circuits known as hurricane circuits began to be set up along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, a process completed by 1955?

2. Did you know, that before our...

September 25, 2017

The Blonde, my wife, and I enjoyed our weekend in Newport, Rhode Island so much that we decided to stay an additional day. The Blonde called her office and arranged for a personal day off. Never having done this before, it wasn’t a problem. She is an architect and is v...

September 25, 2017

Fall has arrived and as always is so beautiful with all the vibrant colors on the trees.  It’s the perfect time of year for a long drive in the Northeast. And of course pumpkins are in their prime and ready for carving, decorating and eating!


When we think of eating pu...

September 25, 2017

Although our Navy is the largest Navy in the world, the largest fleet of boats in America belongs to the group known as recreational boaters. In England,  Roman Abramovich, owns a professional football club and a collection of large yachts he calls the “Abramovich Navy...

September 25, 2017

Considering the lonely locations and isolating lifestyle for the keepers, is it any wonder that there are many haunting tales about lighthouses? Some are based on fact, others simply legends that have grown over the years.  It is possible that gloomy conditions in the...

September 25, 2017

“Hey, Captain Gary. You goin’ to the boat show this year?”
“Sure. Uhhh, which one are you talkin’ about?”

Boat show season is soon upon us and even though it’ll last into March next year, it’s time to start preparing. What prepare? Don’t you just, uh, go to the show an...

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