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June 26, 2018

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the only remaining vestiges of a comprehensive ferry system in New York City that once transported people between Manhattan Island and its future boroughs long before any bridges or tunnels were constructed.
Over on Staten Island, the...

June 26, 2018

Harbinger of the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War

Looking out from Culloden Point, Montauk, in 10 ft of water, lies the wreck of ‘’Culloden”. The name fascinates me.  I am a fan of “Bonnie” Prince Charlie. This Jacobean pretender to England’s crown and h...

June 26, 2018

Port Jefferson being “Exit Six” of our annual Exit stories off the Long Island Sound is located about 15 miles east of Huntington Bay and 26 miles west of Mattituck inlet.  It is near the center of the Long Island’s north shore and offers easy cruising from much of Con...

June 26, 2018

Making a Swim Platform and Replacing a Trim Tab Actuator

Nobody asked, but I’m going to tell you anyway.
Here are two fairly simple projects. One was necessitated by a trim tab that crapped out, the other by a swim platform that was in falling-apart-to-unsightly-to-un...