The Beat http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/ Category - boating Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:23:57 GMT Central NY Boat Show Helps Earn Association Ferguson Award http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Central-NY-Boat-Show-Helps-Earn-Association-Ferguson-Award/8010/ Cicero, N.Y. - The organizer of the Central New York Boat Show has received marine industry honors in part for its annual boat show held each February at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has named the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York/BIA, headquartered in Cicero, NY, as the 2014 Bill Ferguson Award winner for outstanding service by a marine trades association to its members and to the boating industry. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/11/Central-NY-Boat-Show-Helps-Earn-Association-Ferguson-Award/8010/ State Fair Shipwrecks Exhibit Adding Behemoth Fish, Longer ROV In-Water Demonstration Day http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/26/State-Fair-Shipwrecks-Exhibit-Adding-Behemoth-Fish-Longer-ROV-In-Water-Demonstration-Day/7952/ Syracuse, N.Y. - The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Signature Exhibit presented by New York Sea Grant and The Great New York State Fair is adding new displays and expanding its in-water demonstrations. The exhibit is located in and along the reflecting pool at the mini-NY State Park at the Fairgrounds. Starting Monday, August 25, an historic fish that has been a passive behemoth in waters around the globe for more than 100 million years will join 300 years of shipwrecks history in The Great Shipwrecks exhibit. NY Sturgeon for Tomorrow will have its 7-foot-long mounted sturgeon in the Great Shipwrecks 60-foot-long tent for the balance of the Fair. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/26/State-Fair-Shipwrecks-Exhibit-Adding-Behemoth-Fish-Longer-ROV-In-Water-Demonstration-Day/7952/ 2014 Great NY State Fair to have Great Lakes Research ROV, 24/7 Weather Buoy in State Park Pond http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/19/2014-Great-NY-State-Fair-to-have-Great-Lakes-Research-ROV-24-7-Weather-Buoy-in-State-Park-Pond/7947/ Syracuse, N.Y. -  The Great Shipwrecks of NY's ‘Great' Lakes Signature Exhibit at the 2014 Great New York State Fair will have components in the permanent reflecting pool at the 375-acre Syracuse, NY, fairgrounds. The ‘cement pond' is part of the State Park, operated by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at the Fair. Twice daily, at 2pm and 4pm, the Great Lakes Research Consortium and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry ESF will demonstrate the use of a remotely-operated underwater vehicle/ROV in the pool. Information will be presented on how the high-tech equipment is used to further a science-based understanding of the Great Lakes. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/19/2014-Great-NY-State-Fair-to-have-Great-Lakes-Research-ROV-24-7-Weather-Buoy-in-State-Park-Pond/7947/ Pirate of the Caribbean Will Attack on Skaneateles Lake http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/Pirate-of-the-Caribbean-Will-Attack-on-Skaneateles-Lake/7936/ Skaneateles, N.Y. - Hop aboard, matey! Mid-Lakes Navigation has set its annual Pirate Day for Aug. 13. Joining the marauding this year is Rusty Rice, a captain for the Barbara S. Wiles. Although new to Pirate Day, he is no stranger to pirate play. Rice was a second mate on the Continental Sloop Providence, a replica of America's first war ship, when Disney chartered the tall ship and hired its crew as extras. He appeared in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Deadman's Chest" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End." Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/Pirate-of-the-Caribbean-Will-Attack-on-Skaneateles-Lake/7936/ Call for Entries: 2014 Erie Canalway Photo Contest http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/Call-for-Entries-2014-Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest/7935/ Winning entries to be featured in 2015 calendar Waterford, N.Y. - Entries are being accepted through August 30, 2014 for the 9th annual Erie Canalway Photo Contest. Winning photos will be featured in the 2015 Erie Canalway calendar, which will be available free of charge in December. "We love seeing the great places and moments along the canal that people capture in images. ... Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/Call-for-Entries-2014-Erie-Canalway-Photo-Contest/7935/ 15th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble Set for September http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/15th-Annual-Hudson-River-Valley-Ramble-Set-for-September/7934/ September 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 www.hudsonrivervalleyramble.com Albany, N.Y. (Aug. 6, 2014) - The Hudson River Valley Greenway and Hudson River Valley National Heritage announced today that the 15th Annual Hudson River Valley Ramble will feature more than 200 exciting events throughout the Hudson River Valley region. The Ramble will be held during each weekend in September, and features the events of more than 150 partner organizations. The Hudson River Valley Ramble offers a variety of walks, hikes, paddles, biking tours and other events and is designed to showcase the scenic, natural, historic and cultural resources of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area . Ramble events are led by naturalists, ecologists, historians, geologists and trained volunteers from participating organizations. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/6/15th-Annual-Hudson-River-Valley-Ramble-Set-for-September/7934/ Skaneateles Hosts Premier Antique and Classic Boat Show of Year http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Skaneateles-Hosts-Premier-Antique-and-Classic-Boat-Show-of-Year/7932/ Vintage Race Boat Will Be Featured Skaneateles, N.Y. - Miss America IX, the first boat in the world to exceed 100 mph, will be among the 150 boats on display at the Antique and Classic Boat Society (ACBS) Annual Meeting and International Boat Show. The Society's 39th annual show, held at the Skaneateles Country Club, 3344 W. Lake Road (Rte. 41A), is open to the public Sept. 19 and 20. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/1/Skaneateles-Hosts-Premier-Antique-and-Classic-Boat-Show-of-Year/7932/ Explore the Hudson River & Catskill Creek in New York’s Great Northern Catskills http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Explore-the-Hudson-River-Catskill-Creek-in-New-York-s-Great-Northern-Catskills/7916/ Greene County Offers Scenic Boating Along Catskill's Historic Waterfront Greene County, N.Y. - For more than 300 miles, the Hudson River winds through New York State, curving along the shores of the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County to offer easy access to historic sites, nature preserves and riverside dining. This summer, set sail along the Hudson River and explore Greene County's vibrant shoreline via the Catskill Creek to enjoy the best of the Catskill's waterfront. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/22/Explore-the-Hudson-River-Catskill-Creek-in-New-York-s-Great-Northern-Catskills/7916/ New Report Touts Economic Importance of Erie Canalway Trail http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/14/New-Report-Touts-Economic-Importance-of-Erie-Canalway-Trail/7905/ 1.6 million visits generate $253 million in economic impact Albany, N.Y. - Parks & Trails New York (PTNY), the state's leading not-for-profit park and trail advocacy organization, today announced the release of its new report, The Economic Impact of the Erie Canalway Trail: An Assessment and User Profile of New York's Longest Multi-use Trail. This first comprehensive study of the Erie ... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/14/New-Report-Touts-Economic-Importance-of-Erie-Canalway-Trail/7905/ Directory of Canal Sites and Museums Now Available http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Directory-of-Canal-Sites-and-Museums-Now-Available/7893/ Waterford, N.Y. - Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has produced a new directory of canal sites and museums to introduce New York State residents and visitors to more than 45 sites all along the NYS Canal System. The directory is available at numerous canal sites and visitor centers along the Erie, Oswego, Cayuga-Seneca, and Champlain Canals. "Summer is the perfect time for families and visitors to explore New York State's historic canals," said Bob Radliff, Director of Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. "Whether traveling by boat, bike, or car, the directory will help people find their way to interesting places." Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.iloveny.com/thebeat/post/2014/10/Directory-of-Canal-Sites-and-Museums-Now-Available/7893/