The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - boating Fri, 06 May 2016 05:30:05 GMT Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Great-Shipwrecks-of-NY-s-Great-Lakes-Exhibit-to-Visit-Albany-May-4-27/8230/ Albany, N.Y. --  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Traveling Exhibit developed by New York Sea Grant will be installed at The State University of New York at Albany Gallery, 353 Broadway, Albany, NY, from May 4 to May 27, 2016. Admission to the exhibit from 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday is free. The Great Shipwrecks exhibit features shipwrecks spanning more than 200 years across New York State. Ten interpretive panels highlight fascinating details about the historic underwater wrecks and landscapes in Lake Erie, Ontario, Lake Champlain, the Finger Lakes, Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. A miniature replica of the ‘turtle ship' Radeau, North America's oldest warship purposely sunk by the British in Lake Champlain in 1758, was made specifically for this exhibit. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/18/Great-Shipwrecks-of-NY-s-Great-Lakes-Exhibit-to-Visit-Albany-May-4-27/8230/ 2016 Boating Season Outlook Positive; Chenango County Woman Wins 1000 Islands Getaway http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/2016-Boating-Season-Outlook-Positive-Chenango-County-Woman-Wins-1000-Islands-Getaway/8196/ Syracuse, N.Y. -   With the 2016 boating season just ahead, marine industry leaders in New York and nationally see positive trends. Drew Wickham manages the Central New York Boat Show sponsored by the Boating Industry Association of Upstate New York each February with more than 500 models of all types of boats, personal watercraft and related gear on exhibit in Syracuse, NY. After the 2016 event, Wickham noted, ‘More and more people are coming to the show to look at all types of vessels as well as docks and the diverse array of boating accessories. Tue, 08 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/8/2016-Boating-Season-Outlook-Positive-Chenango-County-Woman-Wins-1000-Islands-Getaway/8196/ ABM Announces 2016 Event Dates http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/ABM-Announces-2016-Event-Dates/8175/ Clayton. N.Y. - The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America's premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, NY, announced today the dates of its well-known traditional events to be held this coming season. A complete listing of Museum events, educational courses, and other special activities will be announced at a later date. Registration for select events will open on March 1, 2016. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/ABM-Announces-2016-Event-Dates/8175/ Safety Certification Training for Young Boaters in NY Now One Day at 2016 CNY Boat Show February 20 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Safety-Certification-Training-for-Young-Boaters-in-NY-Now-One-Day-at-2016-CNY-Boat-Show-February-20/8171/ Syracuse, N.Y. -- The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant have announced a change in the Young Boater Safety Certification training course offered annually at the Central New York Boat Show. For 2016, the free program that certifies youth ages 10 to 17 to legally operate a motorized boat or watercraft alone on New York waters will be offered entirely on one day, Saturday, February 20, from 9am to 5pm, at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2016/4/Safety-Certification-Training-for-Young-Boaters-in-NY-Now-One-Day-at-2016-CNY-Boat-Show-February-20/8171/ Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center to Host Great Shipwrecks Traveling Exhibit: Guest Speaker for Oct. 29 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/22/Lake-Erie-Seaway-Trail-Center-to-Host-Great-Shipwrecks-Traveling-Exhibit-Guest-Speaker-for-Oct-29/8135/ Hamburg, N.Y. - The Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center, 4968 Lake Shore Road Route 5, Hamburg, NY, will host the Great Shipwrecks of NY's Great Lakes Traveling Exhibit. The exhibit will be open from 10am to 4pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays starting October 30, 2015 and will run through January 2016. In a special presentation on Thursday, October 29 at 7pm at the Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center, New York Sea Grant Recreation and Tourism Specialist and Great Lakes Research Consortium Associate Director Dave White will open the exhibit with a program on The Future of NY's Maritime History: Dive the Great Lake Seaway Trail, the NYS Underwater Blueway Trail, and the National Marine Sanctuary Program. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/22/Lake-Erie-Seaway-Trail-Center-to-Host-Great-Shipwrecks-Traveling-Exhibit-Guest-Speaker-for-Oct-29/8135/ Hudson River Valley Ramble Kick-offs This Weekend http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Hudson-River-Valley-Ramble-Kick-offs-This-Weekend/8129/ September Celebration Features Over 200 Events www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com Albany, NY -The Hudson River Valley Ramble kicks-off this Saturday with a weekend full of activities and continues throughout September with more than 200 exciting outdoor adventures across New York's Hudson Valley. The Ramble showcases the region's incredible scenery, history, natural resources, and recreational opportunities and features walking tours, hikes, paddles, bike tours and many other diverse experiences with something for everyone. Thu, 03 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/3/Hudson-River-Valley-Ramble-Kick-offs-This-Weekend/8129/ Adirondack Region Lakes to Host Sailing & Boating Events for Summer 2015 http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Region-Lakes-to-Host-Sailing-Boating-Events-for-Summer-2015/8104/ Boating Regattas Planned for Northern New York Waterways Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This summer, cool off in the Adirondacks during one of the region's many boating races and festivals, or enjoy a quiet sail along some of the most scenic shoreline in New York State. Boating in the Adirondacks is an essential part of summer for visitors and residents alike, and the region's vast supply of navigable waterways have created a vibrant community of paddlers, boaters, sailors and swimmers. Tue, 12 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/12/Adirondack-Region-Lakes-to-Host-Sailing-Boating-Events-for-Summer-2015/8104/ Spring Whitewater Season Approaching in New York’s Adirondacks http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Spring-Whitewater-Season-Approaching-in-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8093/ Hudson River Class IV & V Rapids Expected in Northern New York Adirondack Region, N.Y. - This spring, beginning about mid-April, the Adirondack Region of Northern New York's rivers will churn out some of the most intense whitewater in the country on the Hudson River for a "big water" rafting season that fades by mid-summer, but is epic while it lasts. Adirondack whitewater rafting guides offer safe passage down the 17-mile stretch of the Gorge, which is renowned for its intense spring rapids. Book a whitewater rafting trip now to experience the Hudson River's awesome big water season. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/9/Spring-Whitewater-Season-Approaching-in-New-York-s-Adirondacks/8093/ Diverse Factors Driving Upstate NY Boating Industry Optimism for 2015 Season http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/1/Diverse-Factors-Driving-Upstate-NY-Boating-Industry-Optimism-for-2015-Season/8089/ Syracuse, N.Y. - Marine industry representatives in New York State are optimistic about the approaching boating season for reasons ranging from new boat models and incentives from manufacturers to repowering older boats and growing interest in wakesurfing. Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York Executive Director Barb Caster references National Marine Manufacturers Association/NMMA statistics showing 2015 could be a good year. Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/1/Diverse-Factors-Driving-Upstate-NY-Boating-Industry-Optimism-for-2015-Season/8089/ One-Of-A-Kind Theatrical Performance Coming To the Dock of the Antique Boat Museum This August http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/One-Of-A-Kind-Theatrical-Performance-Coming-To-the-Dock-of-the-Antique-Boat-Museum-This-August/8078/ Clayton, N.Y. - The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America's premier freshwater nautical museum based in Clayton, New York, announced today that the Caravan Stage Company will dock and perform at the Museum this coming August. The Caravan Stage Company (www.caravanstage.org) will float into the dock at the ABM this coming August 14 & 15 for two nights of high-flying, mesmerizing aerial acrobatics and a world-renowned theatrical performance that is sure to be the talk of the 1000 Islands this summer season. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2015/13/One-Of-A-Kind-Theatrical-Performance-Coming-To-the-Dock-of-the-Antique-Boat-Museum-This-August/8078/