Sports

"Red Jacket" Comes to Kingston

"Red Jacket," A Canadian Sailing Legend Comes to Kingston. Peter Milligan, her most recent owner, donated her to the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston.

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Robert Mazza

Camp Life at the American Canoe Association

While the events attracted spectators, the camp itself was a curiosity, as interesting as a circus or Wild West show.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Lynn E. McElfresh

Ship Watching: 2020 Rewind, 2021 Fast-forward

Review of the 2020 St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season - groundings, collisions,, amazing towing jobs and lots of excitement.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Michael Folsom

Mark Ellis, the Limestone, and so much more

“Hi, I’m Mark from there” (pointing at Dumfounder). And at that moment, my 30-year friendship with Mark Ellis, long-time River Rat, esteemed yacht designer, and father of the Limestone began.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Doug McLellan

The Blonde Bombshell and The Iceboat

Sallie was the very definition of a blonde bombshell. Tall, shapely, blessed with thick waves of long blonde hair, and striking blue eyes that mirrored the color of the River on a perfect summer’s day.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Tom Robbins, illustrated by Sarah Coate

"A.E. Vickery" Hits a Shoal

One of the most popular dive sites on the St. Lawrence River is the remains of the sunken schooner A.E. Vickery, off Rock Island Light near Clayton.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Richard Palmer

Sudoku Puzzles #77 & #78

As a bonus, each month this year we will start with a Sudoku puzzle in progress, where it appears there are no more obvious or not-so-obvious clues.

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Dan LeKander

The Little Red Punt

They are the old-fashioned, small, now often overlooked, boats that generations of River people have relied on for transportation—or just for fun.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Tom Robbins, illustrated by Sarah Coate

My First Boat Sank!

Yes, I found the perfect boat for sailing among the Thousand Islands. An old mariner once said, “Sailing these boats is better than dreaming.”

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Robert Charron

Sudoku #75 & #76

A special treat awaits you this month. The “Clueless?” series continues, challenging you to think outside the box!

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Dan LeKander

Aunt Jane's Bay Regatta

It was a decidedly home-grown event. The core concept was for each household to create their own ‘float’, and participate in a ‘parade’ around the Bay.

Volume 15, Issue 12, December 2020
Tom Robbins

Sudoku Puzzle #72

I realized that over the last five years of monthly Sudoku articles, there has not been an occasion to introduce a puzzle requiring Step 8, which is “An Expansion of Dan’s Close Relationship Challenge”.

Volume 15, Issue 12, December 2020
Dan LeKander

Happy River

Never has a ship that frequents the St. Lawrence Seaway been more appropriately named. I would guess it is one of the most photographed ships on the River ...

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Patty Mondore

Sudoku Puzzle #71

The Editor asked for an easier puzzle, so this month we will please her. There are no advanced techniques, Steps 6-8, required, but you will need to play your “A” game to solve.

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Dan LeKander

Thousand Islands Cup 2020

A perfect day for the 2020 Chippewa Yacht Club's Gold Cup Race... but apparently Murphy (and his law) had found a temporary spot on the Thousand Islands Cup Race Committee...

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
John Kunz

"Forty Love" Chris Craft 24 Sportsman

Patricia Parry has owned her 1948 Chris Craft 24 Sportsman “Forty Love” for many years -- all filled with great memories.

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
Rick Casali

Sudoku Puzzle #70

Great bass fishing on the St. Lawrence River is calling, so this “impossible” puzzle will be short!

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
Dan LeKander

“Rumba” a “New” 14-foot Runabout

After sitting unfinished for 60 years in a barn near Erie, Pennsylvania, a 14 1/2-foot runabout was launched and christened on the St. Lawrence River.

Volume 15, Issue 9, September 2020
Rick Casali