Boating in 2013: There’s An App for That

DBBBoat72NY’s Discover Better Boating Series Begins May 18

(May 15, 2013) The Discover Better Boating in New York television series of monthly tips resumes May 18. The educational outreach is acollaboration by New York Sea Grant, the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York (BIA) and YNN, Syracuse. The first segment will focus on boating apps for smartphones and other electronic devices.

Series host Dave White, a coastal recreation and tourism specialist with New York Sea Grant, interviews marine industry professionals about how to enjoy New York’s waters cleanly, safely, cost-effectively, legally, and in environmentally-friendly ways.

Topics have included fuel efficiency, boating safety, a how to buy or rent a boat, trailering, storage, US Coast Guard courtesy vessel examination, and boating destinations in NY.

The seasonal series began in 2011 as a result of Discover Clean & Safe Boating campaign created by New York Sea Grant and BIA in 2008.

Shows air the third Saturday of the month from May through October. The 2011 and 2012 segments of Discover Better Boating are online at http://centralny.ynn.com/content/features/discover_better_boating/

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