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January 28, 2019

Although I love learning about tall ships and how they could be severely damaged in sea battles and miraculously been repaired by their ship’s carpenters, frankly, I never thought much about how they managed to work on parts of the ship under the water line. Then a few...

January 28, 2019

There is one type of boat common to every port in our ever shrinking and trading world. That vessel is the mighty yet comparatively little tugboat. Tugboats push and pull every type of vessel from gigantic ocean liners into their berths to multiple filled barges up and...

January 28, 2019

The following is Part II of an excerpt from the upcoming History Press book Long Island and the Sea: A Maritime History by Bill Bleyer, a longtime Long Island Boating World contributor.

Execution Rocks. Built on a reef in Long Island Sound a mile north of Sands Point...

January 28, 2019

I first encountered Wither’s Swash last summer during my first extended and leisurely stroll along the beach in my new home of Myrtle Beach. As I meandered north toward the Second Avenue Pier my eyes darting in all directions to glimpse the brilliant views, I came upon...