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News Flash:
Nov 16 2014

Boat US has been a partner with New York Boater since its inception.  As a member of New York Boater you receive 50% off of your annual membership.  For those of you who haven’t had any experience with Boat US yet, there is a lot of value to a membership, especially after you receive the discount for being a member of New York Boater. 

Boat Us, provides one of the most comprehensive insurance services, allows you access to Towboat U.S..  With over 600 towboats in 300 + ports nationwide including complete coverage throughout NY. The highest level of shopping rewards at West Marine.  Your membership also includes a subscription to probably the best boating magazine available, all for less than $15 per year

Use the Boat US group code of GA85126B when signing up or renewing your membership to receive the discount.

Nov 09 2014

Boatel proposed in Port Washington.

Newsday recently reported on a proposal from a developer who is currently building a 32 unit condo project on the site of the former Knickerbocker Yacht Club which existed on the site from 1907-2009.  The club was demolished in 2012.

The town of North Hempstead is considering letting developers add “Boatels” to mixed use projects in the business waterfront zoning district.  The change would allow a new class of housing “Boatels” to attract out of town boaters. 

The project is being developed by Cord Meyer Development Co. Their proposal includes the addition of 6 motel units that would be built as 1 room efficiencies built in a separate 2,000 sq.ft building on the site.

New York Boater thinks this is a great idea and hopes the town allows this project to move forward.  If you’re looking for additional info on this project take a look at

Oct 28 2014

The National Park Service has just announced the listing of the New York State Barge Canal on the National Register of Historic Places. 

This designation recognizes that the New York State Canal System is a nationally significant work of early twentieth century engineering and construction that affected transportation and maritime commerce for nearly a half a century and survives today as probably the greatest recreational resource we have as boaters here in NY.

Read more: NYS Canal System Added To The National Register Of Historic Places
Oct 26 2014

This month we welcome aboard a new partner to the New York Boater web site Sea Fox Boats.  Sea-Fox has been building quality hand crafted boats for over 20 years.286 commanderpicture

At that time they began with a clear mission statement which was to develop and build handcrafted boats that are durable, dependable and affordable.  While a lot has changed over the years in the way boats are built, Sea Fox remains committed with a passion and a purpose to perfecting the ability to offer their customers the finest boats for the fairest price.

Read more: Sea Fox Boats
Oct 19 2014

This week we are proud to announce a new partner for the New York Boater web site.  Engine House Inc. in Farmingdale NY.  Not only are they full service engine rebuilders, but they also maintain a repair facility as well.  They can remove an engine at their shop, or in some cases actually remove the engine at the marina.  The owners of Engine House are boaters and it’s always our desire to partner with businesses who understand not only the mechanics of the business but understand the customer and their specific needs.

Read more: Engine House Inc.

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9. Engine House Inc.
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    City: Farmingdale

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