Please reload

Follow Us

November 10, 2020

It’s amazing how fast this year has gone by and here we are beginning holiday season. Wow.
    Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the whole experience of turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, mashed squash, etc. And I love the leftovers to eat for a week!...

November 10, 2020

A number of years ago, as I was doing a (free) vessel exam for the owner of a very substantial yacht, I got to the part where I ask to see the life jackets.  He pointed me to a locker, which I opened to find the life jackets, stowed under an anchor, chain and additiona...

November 10, 2020

Most readers are all too familiar with that well-worn expression that the two happiest days in boaters’ lives are the day they buy their boat and the day they sell their boat. But when rough weather arrives in anchorages, vessel owners might add to that expression the...

November 10, 2020

2020 has shaped up to be one of the most consistent and long-running tuna bites we have seen in a long time. The best part is that most of it took place 20-55 miles off. A little closer than we are normally accustomed to. It started in late May into early June and seem...

November 10, 2020

Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming and we’ll all be getting fat, plus the dog, the cat and that basement rat.  Few things I enjoy more than waking up early on both of those holidays to the smell of a turkey slow roasting overnight in the oven.  The options for wetti...

November 10, 2020

You can leave all that comfy warm weather behind, because November and December bring some of the finest fishing in Jersey saltwater. Number one on the hit list is striped bass as the roving schools migrate southward and peak in Jersey waters throughout November then t...

September 24, 2020

Unaware by the American public the much-publicized 1960s era space race was as much about developing ballistic missiles as it was putting a man on the moon. And more specifically achieving submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) capability because there was an equa...

September 24, 2020

There was not one woman on Captain Ahab’s whaling ship “Pequot” in Melville’s classic “Moby Dick” yet many women shipped on whalers and endured the hardships of years on board those “less than homey, blubber smelling ships”. By 1850, a sixth of whaling ships had the wi...

September 24, 2020

Mohammed bin Salman is the controversial heir apparent to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is credited with a lot of things from remaking the Saudi Government to ordering the assassination of a critical journalist, Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. The prince has a reputatio...

September 24, 2020

Located some one hundred-twenty miles up the Hudson River, it would seem to have been an unlikely site for a whaling port. However, the whaling industry out of Nantucket Island had been decimated during the Revolutionary War. Prior to the conflict, an estimated 150 wha...

Please reload

  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

November 10, 2020

November 10, 2020

Please reload

Recent Posts
Search By Tags