The New Canoe She’s gone. Dan picked “To Blave” up one bitter, cold day in April and headed for Wisconsin. He sent us a note; he and his son finally went sailing after picking up a new battery and repairing the gas tank. Meanwhile, we bought a 14-foot, red Old Town canoe and

2018-07-15T15:19:38-04:00By |Robin Van Auken|

Moving On

  P15K on Lake Owasco We sold our Precision 15K, an excellent starter sailboat. Hold on, I have to wipe a tear from my eye. It moved to Wisconsin. A local judge there wants to use it on a lake. We corresponded for a few months and I sent him a little video

2020-09-19T17:22:50-04:00By |Robin Van Auken|

Mighty Susquehanna

The Susquehanna River is a shallow river that flows about 440 miles, from Cooperstown to the Chesapeake Bay. Nearly 200 years ago, canals were used to transport goods and people instead of the river. Canal boats would use the river where it was deeper, or where dams had raised the water level. The Susquehanna, stretching

2018-07-15T15:04:29-04:00By |Robin Van Auken|

Hobie Makes Kayaking Fun for All

Hobie, a leading catamaran design company, has expanded and introduced a new line of sit-on-top kayaks, fishing kayaks and float cats. An interesting boat for use on local creeks, lakes and the Susquehanna is the pedal-driven Hobie Mirage Kayak. The equinox in March afforded local boaters with the opportunity to burn their socks over

2018-08-06T08:04:04-04:00By |Small Boat Sailors|
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