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Volunteer Needed!

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Volunteers Make it Possible for Our Organization to Provide Open Access to Our Rivers and bays. Volunteer Positions Include:
BOAT HOUSE VOLUNTEERS
Boat House Attendants (Twice a Month – April through October)
Oversees boat crews, securing the minimum 4 person crew – 1 Coxswain leader. Provide general information and secure boathouse while crews …

Boat Bulding Experience for Young People

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 Classes,Featured,Volunteer 16 October 2010

Floating the Apple builds wooden row/sail boats in the design of the 25-foot Whitehall gigs which were popular in New York Harbor in the early years of the city’s history.   The boats are either retained by Floating the Apple and used in youth and adult rowing …

Volunteer Needed

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Volunteers Make it Possible for Our Organization to Provide Open Access to Our Rivers and bays. Volunteer Positions Include:
BOAT HOUSE VOLUNTEERS
Boat House Attendants (April through October)
Oversees boat crews, securing the minimum 4 person crew – 1 Coxswain leader. Provide general information and secure boathouse while crews are rowing.
Boat House …

The annual row around Manhattan with NYC Swims

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 Featured,Photos 8 October 2010

An invitation for Floating the Apple to the annual row around Manhattan with NYC Swims, a group of swimmers and their safety boats and kayaks.
From Pier 40, West Houston Street, at 7am and down to the Battery for the event’s 8:30 am start, sharing the Hudson with plenty of space …

American Star Rowing Race will take place on December 2010

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American Star December Youth Invitational Rowing Race
Floating the Apple will hold its Sixteenth Annual American Star December Youth Invitational Rowing Race in support of community team rowing, team building and community waterfront access. This event will take place on December 4th or 5th 2010 in Midtown Manhattan at the …

Floating the Apple joins in July 5-7, 2001

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 Featured,Photos 7 October 2010

Photos by Steve Bond

Floating the Apple joins in July 5-7, 2001 for the row from Croton Point Park, overnight in Yonkers, and on to the grand finale at Pier 26!

Floating the Apple’s 8th annual American Star Race!

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 Featured,Media about us 7 October 2010

From Whitehall Gigs New York City:
On Dec. 6, 2002, a clear, bright, breezy day following a snow, 12 crews arrived from New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts for Floating the Apple’s 8th annual American Star Race !
After two timed heats of the each of the 12 crews entered, five finalists begin …

The City From A Rowboat by Nadia Chaudhury

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 Featured,Media about us 5 October 2010

From “The Brooklyn on Rails” by Nadia Chaudhury
From a not-so-quite distance, New York City looks peaceful, tiny, and conquerable. Instead of riding around in the leisurely and loud Circle Line ships that frequent the waterways of New York, I am grunting with my fellow rowers, pushing and pulling our way …

Floating The Apple in Hudson River Park BOATHOUSE Pier 84 W44 ST celebrating Fall Equinox Festival

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Row with Floating The Apple in Hudson River Park BOATHOUSE Pier 84 W44 ST celebrating Fall Equinox Festival 3pm-8pm

Location:
Hudson River Park
44th Street and 9A (Hudson River)
New York, NY 10036
Fall Equinox Festival in Hudson River Park, Sep 18
Saturday, Sep 18 3:00p to 8:00p
at Hudson River Park, New York, NY
Fall Equinox Festival …

From “Cool in your Code”

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 Featured,Media about us 2 October 2010

In the warmer weather months when the sun is beating down on the New York City pavement and your body is being cooked from all angles, it is often difficult to remember that Manhattan is an island with easily accessible bodies of water.  Most people escape the city to avoid …

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