Every small vessel needs complete identification attached to cockpit or inside cabin

Catting Around

10/17/2018 - Ever have the urge to run away for a few days? Well, a certain Sandpiper (Marshall Marine sailboat) from Barnegat Bay, NJ decided to do just that. She slipped off her mooring one night, taking off at the mercy of the wind and tide. The next day the anxious owner… SEE MORE
Panhard I, a sleek, fast Elco made in Bayonne, NJ for racing enthusiasts

Mystic Seaport’s Warehouse

9/10/2018 - Founded in 1929, Mystic Seaport in Mystic, CT is the nation’s leading maritime museum. There are sixty buildings and a vast number of in water displays. When the New Jersey Maritime Museum’s A Cat Ghost was featured at Mystic’s Wooden Boat Show in June 2018, along with two other Barnegat… SEE MORE
A. J. Meerwald in New Haven, NJ

The A.J. Meerwald Came To Beach Haven

9/10/2018 - For the first time since Hurricane Sandy filled up Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey’s tall oyster schooner from Bivalve, NJ, maneuvered the newly dredged inlet from the Atlantic Ocean into the ICW leading to Beach Haven. Credit goes to our favorite Tow Boat US driver, Rick Ellenburg, our guiding light… SEE MORE
'Sink or Swim'  snaps her mooring and ends up on the Useppa beach during the full moon/low tide the end of January

Red Tide and Life as usual on Useppa Island

2/5/2018 - “What’s the reason for your cough?” is frequently heard on Useppa Island, Florida this winter.  The reasons are varied.   First is red tide that is proving to be one of the worst in years.  Second is the toxic runoff from Lake Okeechobee, down the Caloosahatchee River, and up and around… SEE MORE
The lighthouse on Tucker's Island, both lost to sea by 1946

Little Egg Inlet Problem Revisited

6/25/2017 - On June 3, 2015 I wrote a serious article about the problems of Little Egg Inlet. (Find that article here: http://nj.usharbors.com/image-gallery/little-egg-inlet-too-cool-its-own-...) It was shallow after Superstorm Sandy, and boats were unable to get through. Two years later, the problem has only gotten worse. If fact, the waters are so treacherous… SEE MORE