Skaneateles Antique & Classic Boat Show.
Join the members of the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society and the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce on July 29th, 30th, and 31st. at Clift Park in the Village of Skaneateles at the northern end of Skaneateles Lake.
There will be over 80 Antique and Classic boats on display both in the water and on land. In addition, there are numerous other displays on land and music all 3 days.
With music all 3 days, raffles, kid’s activities, one of the coolest events is the opportunity to cruise aboard the Judge Ben Wiles on Sunday morning at 9 am. The 1-hour cruise for photographers and spectators will take a slow tour of the north end of the lake while exhibitors boats are invited to make random passes close abeam for action photo opportunities. Cost is $12.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. Coffee and pastries will be available on the boat.
Sea Coast Services Inc.
We are excited to introduce a new partner on the New York Boater site. Sea Coast Services Inc.. located in Seaford is the area distributor for Sea Land products and Vacu-Flush toilet systems. With more and more boats having a Vacu-flush system installed from the factory, sooner or later youwill need require service on the system
If you have a manual toilet or an older electric toilet it’s time to update to a Vacu flush system. They have a number of different models of toilets available and also different size vacuum generators to fit virtually any style of boat.
Are you having any problems with your sanitation system on your boat or RV? If you boat on Long Island or the NYC area than you need to get to know Sea Cost Services., they are the Vacu-flush experts in the area.Read more: Sea Coast Services Inc.
US Power Squadrons
The United States Power Squadron (USPS) is a non-profit, boating, educational and social organization dedicated to making boating safer and more enjoyable. Their members are boaters and boating families who enjoy participating with fellow members on the water and in the classroom. USPS members have fun together, learn together, and boat together.
The Power Squadron has nearly 35,000 members organized into over 350 squadrons across the country and in some US territories. In New York there are 39 squadrons divided up among 3 districts. You can look for a squadron near you listed on our Boater Safety Page
USPS is America's largest non-profit boating organization and has been honoured by three US presidents for its civic contributions.Read more: United States Power Squadrons
Peppermint Days Festival Lyons NY
If you’re in Central New York this weekend, join us at the Peppermint Days Festival in Lyons NY. From Friday evening July 15th. right through Sunday July 17th 2016.
Located at mile 220 on the Canal you will want to spend some time in Lyon’s. In 2014 Lyon’s hosted boaters from 34 states, Canada and visitors from 4 countries outside of North America.
Lyons is the capital of Wayne County. It was once considered the Peppermint Oil capital of the world. The village is filled with historical buildings and architecture. Six properties within the village are listed on the NYS and National Register of Historic Places. It is also a “Main Street USA” designated village.
As is the case with many communities along the canal Lyons opens its doors to boaters. There are docking opportunities on both the North and South sides of the Canal with electric on both sides. Docking, electric, water, showers and Wi-Fi are all free. The bath rooms are located just up the stairs on the north wall at the firehouse.
Join Seneca Falls on the weekend of July 8th through the 10th as they celebrate Canal Fest. The event which dates back to the 60’s is being reborn after last being celebrated back in the early 2000’s The town has been hard at work creating an exciting event. Check out this video of how large an event it once was from 1961 (check out those great boats from back in the day).
During the 3-day event enjoy the WR2R music festival which will include 30 bands performing throughout the event at People’s Park located canal side. In addition to the music, the event will also be featuring lots of food, a beer garden, petting zoo, duck race, A decorated boat parade in the Canal and Fireworks on Saturday Night.Read more: Seneca Falls NY Canal Fest