Governor Cuomo Announces Water Music NY Concert Series Featuring the Albany Symphony
Monday, May 15, 2017

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Water Music NY, a seven-day event with the Albany Symphony spanning the length of the Erie Canal to celebrate the canal’s bicentennial. The Albany Symphony will perform seven world premieres from July 2 to July 8 in a unique cross-regional experience that will highlight vibrant communities, emerging artistic talent and the power of the arts.

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Proclamation of Appreciation
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

(Left to Right) Hans Wahl, president of the BIA, Drew Wickham Boat Show Manager, Jeffery Freedman, Power Squadron, Gene Little Coast Guard Auxiliary

U.S COAST GUARD AUXILIARY "Free Youth Boating Class"
Monday, January 23, 2017

Central New York Boat Show

For ages 10 through 17 only.

Saturday February 18, 2017

9:00 – 5:00

Package includes 3 admission passes

Pre-Registration Required

Number of Students is Limited 

Contact New York Sea Grant at

315-312- 3042

Meets all requirements for New York State Mandatory boater education.

Professional instruction by certified instructors of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Upon successful completion students will receive permanent certification card.


Explore Historic to High-Tech ‘The Water is Great in New York State: Boat and Paddle Clean and Safe’ Exhibit at 2016 Great New York State Fair
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Syracuse, NY. A boat that looks more like a spaceship; a child-sized Coast Guard tugboat; a high-tech wind, water and weather-sensing buoy; an inflatable paddleboard; kayak paddles with new Safe ‘n Sight decals; a display of life jacket types, even one for the family dog; clean, safe, and environmentally-friendly boating tips . . .