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October 2021 - News from Our Coasts

10/22/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR OCTOBER Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Updates from US Harbors US Harbors, in partnership with Divirod, a data and technology company, launched a pilot program in Penobscot Bay, ME to… SEE MORE

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Free Online Event for Coastal Communities on Impacts of Rising Water Levels

10/21/2021 by US Harbors

US Harbors is hosting a free, online conference with internationally renowned experts speaking on key aspects of rising coastal water levels. The purpose of the event is to help communities understand what is happening–and predicted to happen–with rising water-levels and learn about how to track, and plan for, these conditions. EVENT… SEE MORE

Sumurun, one of the most famous of the Fife yachts in existence today, is hauled one day after her sister Fife was relaunched.

5 Tips to Prepare Your Boat for Winter

10/20/2021 by US Harbors

By Jennifer Brett. As the leaves start to fall in the northern climes, boaters are making their winter plans for their vessels. Whether you have a cruising sailboat, a trawler or a center console, here are five tips that you can do when winterizing your boat to lessen the impact… SEE MORE

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America's Port Crisis Threatens Delays to Holiday Deliveries

10/19/2021 by US Harbors

By John Loeffler. Cargo ships carrying hundreds of thousands of shipping containers full of holiday gifts, electronics, decorations, and more are languishing off the coasts outside America’s largest ports, threatening to disrupt this year’s Black Friday and holiday shopping season — and there might be worse in store in the… SEE MORE

Celebrate National Seafood Month

7 Ways to Celebrate National Seafood Month

10/18/2021 by US Harbors

By NOAA Fisheries. Temperatures are cooling, leaves are changing colors, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air—all signs of fall in the United States! This time of year is meaningful for many reasons. At NOAA Fisheries, it’s a time to celebrate seafood because October is National Seafood Month.… SEE MORE

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California OKs New Protections for Leatherback Sea Turtles

10/17/2021 by US Harbors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has added the Pacific leatherback sea turtle to its endangered species list, guaranteeing more protections for a rapidly dwindling population. The California Fish and Game Commission voted Thursday to add the turtles under the state’s Endangered Species Act. The world’s largest turtle species have been… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: Navigation Sounds

10/15/2021 by US Harbors

Just as lights play a significant role in understanding what other boats are doing, so do sounds. Understanding what you hear is another step towards being a “complete mariner”. Virtually every boat is required to have some sound producing device. There is a great deal of latitude in what type… SEE MORE

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Wildfire Rages in Southern California Coastal Mountains

10/14/2021 by US Harbors

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through Southern California coastal mountains threatened ranches and rural homes and kept a major highway shut down Wednesday as the fire-scarred state faced a new round of dry winds that raise the risk of infernos. The Alisal Fire covered more than 24… SEE MORE

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62nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale - Bahia Mar YC, FL October 27 - October 31

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" hosts the 62nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 27 - 31, 2021. The show exhibits a vast array of the industry's latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories… SEE MORE

Head of the Weir River Race

Hull, MA November 6

HLM's 35th annual Head of the Weir River Race is a celebration of the estuary at the height of its fall beauty and the fabulous array of the region's open water rowers. As many as 60 boats jockey for position racing out of the narrow estuary and onto open water,… SEE MORE

Online Conference for Coastal Communities on Impacts of Rising Water Levels

Nationwide November 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern

US Harbors is hosting a free, online conference with internationally renowned experts speaking on key aspects of rising coastal water levels. The purpose of the event is to help communities understand what is happening--and predicted to happen--with rising water-levels and learn about how to track, and plan for, these conditions.… SEE MORE

Pacific Marine Expo Seattle

Seattle, WA November 18 - November 20

Attend the largest commercial marine tradeshow on the West Coast, serving commercial mariners from Alaska to California.  If you make your living on the water, you just can’t afford to miss it! SEE MORE