NYS Boater Safety Course

August 15th &16th
Effective May 2014, all boaters born after 5/1/1996 are required to complete an approved, boater education course in order to operate a motorboat. This course will be led by certified instructor Bill Palmer and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.
Sessions are held from 8am-12pm, August 15th & 16th. Participants must attend both sessions in order to complete the course.
To sign up for the course or for more information, please contact Bill Palmer at 518.945.2863

Visit us at the 8th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show

Great Upstate Boat Show

The 8th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show will feature a huge selection of new boat models including fishing boats, deck boats, cruisers, performance boats, pontoons, bowriders, ski boats and personal watercraft. The show will also have dock systems, swim floats, boat lifts, boat accessories, boating safety seminars, and activities for the whole family.

Shady Harbor Marina will be showcasing a few boats of their own, too! Come check out the Cruisers Sport Series AZ 298, AZ 238, AZ 258, and Cruisers Yachts 310 Express.

The boat show will be held at:

Adirondack Sports Complex
326 Upper Sherman Avenue
Queensbury, NY 12804

Friday, March 22: 11am-8pm
Saturday, March 23: 9am-7pm
Sunday, March 24: 10am-5pm

Hope to see you there!

Click here for a coupon good for $2 off admission.

Visit us at the NY Boat Show!

We are excited to be teaming up with Cruisers Yachts at the New York Boat Show this year! Stop by Booth #E2 to hear more about the 2013 line up. The following models will be on display:
Cruisers Yachts Cantius 45 Cruisers Yachts 430 Sports Coupe
At Donovan’s Shady Harbor we are hard at work planning for a spectacular 2013 Season. We have many improvements planned… Stop by to see what’s in store!
Hope to see you there!
Want to Join us at the Boat Show?
We are pulling together a bus trip down to the show on Saturday, January 5th. The cost is $50 including a ticket to the show and roundtrip transportation to NYC and back. If interested please email Derek at derek@shadyharborholding.com. We need a minimum of 25 people to book the bus.


We Are Here to Help in the Aftermath of Sandy

We were lucky to have little to no impact from Sandy on the Upper Hudson. Our thoughts are with our customers and industry contacts to the south who are still dealing with the aftermath of the storm.

We realize that many of you have not had power or access to the internet, but we are hoping that this email will reach you with our simple message… We are here to help you cope with the damage to your boat. At this critical time we are able to offer:

• Experienced staff to service and repair your boat including engine, drives, electrical systems, fiberglass and canvas repair
• A safe place to store your vessel until you can return to your home port
• Assistance with estimates for your insurance company
• Help in moving your boat to our facility by truck if needed

Please contact us if we can be of any assistance

New 5 Star Review from Active Captain

Check out our latest 5 Star Review on Active Captain

Active Captain Review

5 star review from Cayuga Lake transients over the weekend

Labor Day Weekend Sale at Shady Harbor Marina

Be sure to visit the Ship’s Store for Beer Specials and our Labor Day Weekend Sale*:
  •  20% off Shady Harbor logo apparel
  • 20% off Marine Ceaners and waxes
  • .50 cents off all 6-packs of beer
  • 1.00 off all 12 packs of beer
  • 1.50 off all 18 and 24 packs of beer

* Sale is valid Friday, August 31st through Monday, September 3rd. While supplies last.

August 5 Star Reviews from Active Captain

Check out our latest Active Captain reviews  from fellow boaters!

New Baltimore Conservancy Gets a Little Help from Friends

Bluegrass Group The McKrells to Headline Benefit Concert Sunday

The concert is being held Sunday, August 12th from 2 to 5 p. m. in the Historic Warehouse with the goal of benefiting the support and care of public parks and trails under the management of the New Baltimore Conservancy. Read more about this event here.

7th Annual Canal Splash Starts Tomorrow

Canals Splash! Logo

Celebrate the history, culture, recreational appeal, and beauty of the New York State Canal System and Erie Canalway Trail during Canal Splash from August 10th-12th! Check out the list of events here.

Canal Splash! is a coordinated series of locally organized events and activities, including nature and history walks, museum and gallery exhibits, rowing regattas, kayak and canoe outings, musical performances, boat tours and more.

If you are taking the Hudson North or South be sure to stop by and see us! Check out the only Palms on the Hudson, our fully stocked convenience store, and grab a bite at Yanni’s Cucina!

Store Hours: 9am - 6pm Sunday -Thursday and 9am - 7pm Friday and Saturday