The sailboat that thought it was a submarine

In my late teens, I purchased a small sailboat from a neighbor. However, because of a bad design of the joint between the hull and he deck, it had a nasty tendency to take on water.

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Beep BEEP!

I saw this coming back from a fishing trip in 2005. It’s not as bad as it seems.

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Boat Ramps on Long Beach Island

There are a number of Boat Launching ramps on Long Beach Island. Most of them charge a fee. Parking varies at each lot.

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Boating in the 1940’s on Long Beach Island

Boating on Long Beach Island began with the canoes of the Native Americans. There are some rumors that Viking Longships may have visited the area prior to Columbus. During the 1800’s sailing vessels such as Catboats filled the bay. 

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Classic old wooden Sport Fisherman towing a classic Catboat

This picture probably could have been taken 40 years ago. A classic wooden Sport Fisherman is towing a classic Catboat. Both are from a bygone era.

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Rough inlet – Barnegat Inlet NJ

This was from 2006. A boat was heading out through the breakers at Barnegat Inlet.  Actually, this is not a rough inlet by Barnegat Light standards. 

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Stylized sunset photo July 2016

Two boats at sunset in North Beach Haven, Long Beach Island

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The Coast Guard is searching for a vessel in distress – 40 miles off Barnegat Light

The Coast Guard is searching for a vessel in distress – 40 miles off Barnegat Light today, Feb 7. More details are available from the Coast Guard bulletin:

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/1d951ac

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