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Tropical Storm Sam Is Expected to Become Major Hurricane

9/24/2021 by US Harbors

Tropical Storm Sam was expected to become a “major hurricane” by this weekend after it formed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday, the fourth named storm to develop in less than a week and the 18th overall in a busy 2021 hurricane season. As of 11 p.m.… SEE MORE

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The Autumnal Equinox is This Afternoon. Fall is Here.

9/22/2021 by US Harbors

By Emily Alfin Johnson. According to the National Weather Service, at 3:20 p.m. EDT today, the Autumnal Equinox (the moment when the length of daylight and darkness are almost perfectly equal) occurs. And with it? The official* start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. *If you are a human that follows the… SEE MORE

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Cold Weather Gear & Tips to Keep You Paddling Year-round

9/22/2021 by US Harbors

By Beverly Hill. When the icy fingers of winter descend many paddlers wind up retiring their canoes and kayaks to the dark recesses of the garage until spring, but with the proper gear it’s possible to paddle all year long and stay warm and dry in the process. The key… SEE MORE

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Heavy Rainfall Threat Across the Eastern US

9/21/2021 by US Harbors

A strong cold front will continue to slowly push east today, providing a focus for showers thunderstorms from the Great Lakes to southern Texas. While severe thunderstorms are not expected, heavy rainfall is likely, with scattered flash flooding possible, especially from the Tennessee and lower Ohio valleys northeastward across Lower… SEE MORE

Tropical Storm Rose Forms as the 17th Atlantic Storm of 2021

9/20/2021 by US Harbors

By Hannah Gard. This year’s busy tropical season continues as more activity ramps up in the Atlantic. Tropical Depression Seventeen intensified into Tropical Storm Rose Sunday afternoon, about 370 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands, says the National Hurricane Center. The other active storm currently in the Atlantic basin is Tropical… SEE MORE

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A Cape Ann Teenager Makes a Bid for Striper Fishing Fame

9/19/2021 by US Harbors

By Billy Baker. MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA — It’s 4 a.m. and 18-year-old Finn Hawley is in a shed behind his house, doing what he does most days, which is preparing to go fishing for striped bass. Hawley is a lanky teen, just under 6 feet 4 inches tall, and despite the pre-dawn hour,… SEE MORE

Newport International Boat Show Announces New Products Award Winners

9/17/2021 by US Harbors

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the results of this year’s Newport For New Products™ (NFNP) Awards. Judged on Thursday during the Show’s opening day and announced at an awards ceremony on Friday, September 17, 2021, the 14th Annual NFNP winners… SEE MORE

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California Wildfires Threaten Famous Giant Sequoia Trees

9/17/2021 by US Harbors

By Noah Berger and John Antczak. THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters wrapped the base of the world’s largest tree in a fire-resistant blanket as they tried to save a famous grove of gigantic old-growth sequoias from wildfires burning Thursday in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada. The colossal General Sherman Tree… SEE MORE

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Norwalk Boat Show

South Norwalk, CT September 23 - September 26

The 2021 Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show®, the Northeast’s premier in-water boating event, returns to the Norwalk Cove Marina September 23-26, 2021, offering nautical novices, seasoned sailors and water lovers alike an all-access pass to dive into the boating lifestyle. SEE MORE

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX)

McKay Bay, Tampa, FL September 28 - September 30

If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine industry event. North America’s leading technical boat-building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. Don’t miss the opportunity to do business… SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo

Portland, ME October 1 - October 2

Maine Marine Trades Association and Maine Outdoor Brands announced they are teaming up to host the 2021 Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo. The event will be held October 1-2, 2021 at Thompson’s Point in Portland and will feature a variety of vendors, exhibits, and demonstrations to help new and seasoned outdoor… SEE MORE

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta

Newcastle, ME October 8 - October 11

Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta™  is a uniquely spirited event that provides education to young and old, and also an economic boost to this rural, coastal community. Our intent is to expand annually, as has been done since the first two pumpkinboats raced one another in 2007. There’s no limit to… SEE MORE