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The Foundation for Safe Boating and Marine Information, Inc.

Summer 2021 “Teach and Take a Kid” Free Sailing Program Seen in LI Boating World, October 2020 Issue

This article appeared in the October 2020 Issue of Long Island Boating World Magazine. The wind was light from the east that lovely Sunday morning in September, sailing from Little Peconic Bay to deliver the newest member of our fleet, the 29-foot sloop Caprice back to the other end of Long Island in Brooklyn. This…
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2002 Proline Model 30 Walk Around

Asking 35,900 obo. Please note this vessel is call a 30 , however it is 32 feet long see product sheet

CRUISING FROM ANNAPOLIS TO NEW YORK As Seen in LI Boating World, October Issue (Tobay Beach Boat Show 2019)

As seen in   CRUISING FROM ANNAPOLIS TO NEW YORK by Capt. René Joseph “RJ” Coté III – August, 2019   A wooden cutter near the inner breakwater at Cape Henlopen, DE – Rene Cote   I arrived on a Sunday in Easton, Maryland to meet Captain Jack at his boat moored in the creek…
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There are many different types of boats for sailing, differentiated by three distinctive characteristics: Hull Type (monohull, catamaran or trimaran) Keel Type (fin keel, wing keel, bilge keel, daggerboard, or centerboard) Mast Configuration and Sails (sloop, fractional rig sloop, ketch, schooner, yawl, cutter, cat) Sailboats are powered by sails using the force of the wind.…
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Boats and Safety

Welcome to The Foundation for Safe Boating and Marine Information, established in 1984, is a 100% volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to a clean, safe, healthy marine environment for the benefit of the recreational boating and fishing community and provides free educational programs and boat sales. Our purpose is to: Consistently institute new programs Seed new…
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2016 FSB Advertising

Look for these ads in your local boating papers as well as on the internet.  Like us on Facebook!

Fish Advisory Materials from the Center for Environmental Health

A very special message from founder and President Gus Savaros: This is a very good article I thought I would share with you. Reading this material is time well spent. Download this important safety information and share with your fellow boaters!

2016 Teach and Take a Kid Program Launch Preparation

If you would like to be a part of a great program this season, consider volunteering with the Foundation for Safe Boating Teach and Take a Kid program.  Your time is needed to prepare the sailing vessel for her role as the platform for this year’s sailing experience. In 2015, the TTK Program participants experienced…
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Celebrating 30 Years of Boating Safety and Marine Information

Since 1984, The Foundation has been carrying out the 100% volunteer-run mission of providing for the Fishing and Recreational Boating community. Thank you for being with us in our 30th year of service. FSB Program Director RJ Coté

Lessons Learned from Bermuda Passage

By Capt. René Jos. “RJ” Coté III In late June, three young men left New York in a 30-year old, 30 foot-long sailboat, bound for Bermuda. I was the navigator on this cruise, along with the Owner, and his brother the engineer. I was excited about the opportunity to make a long distance trip on…
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