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Boating is a big deal on the East End

Having a boat is a plus for many

Having a boat is a plus for many East End families. Photo Credit: Kidsday staff artist / Isabella Niola, Old Westbury

For those living near the end of Long Island, a good thing to have is a boat. We are all so close to the Long Island Sound, and boating is a favorite activity for many kids. I wanted to know how many students’ families owned a boat.

Here is what I found out. Almost half the 90 kids in the school do have one. They told me they have it for trips, or just for fun — such as going tubing, water skiing, fishing, knee boarding, jumping into the water and swimming.

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