Boating Lifestyle Articles

Once you join the boating lifestyle, you never go back. And New York is a great place to live the boating life.The beautiful FInger Lakes, nestled among rolling hills and vineyards, the Adirondack Lakes with their dramatic mountain views—not to mention the Atlantic Ocean, Long Island Sound, and Lakes Ontario and Erie—all offer fabulous recreational opportunities for veteran and beginner boaters alike. We've gathered a collection of articles and links to help you make the most of your boating lifestyle—and stay safe in the process. Enjoy, and happy boating!

Featured Articles & Resources







Boat Responsibly

Boating Information Links

At Mark's, we are dedicated to providing you with quality products, personal service and affordable pricing. We are also dedicated to your boating safety, so we are providing links to important information for boaters.

National Climatic Data Center (NOAA)

Download the Great Lakes Cross-Border Travel Tips for Recreational Boaters Document

Children and Personal Watercraft

How to Choose the Right Life Jacket

Federal Navigation Rules International and Inland

Online Boating Safety Course

Boating Safety

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Navigation Data Center