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47th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta

Padanaram, South Dartmouth, MA August 2 - August 4

Hosted jointly by the Beverly Yacht Club and the New Bedford Yacht Club, the 47th edition will feature Shields, J 80s, H12s and Bullseyes Racing in Marion and, in Padanaram, there will be racing for PHRF Race and Cruise, NEMA Multihulls, F 18 catamarans, Etchells, Laser Masters, 505s, Marshall 15s… SEE MORE

Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show

McKay Bay entrance, Tampa, FL September 6 - September 8

The region’s only in-water boat show offers something for everyone, 400 of the latest boats for every budget and pastime, on-water education, family fun & much more! SEE MORE

55th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta

Boston, MA October 19 - October 20

Since its origin in 1965, the Head Of The Charles® Regatta has welcomed the world’s best crew teams to the banks of the Charles River for the ultimate two-day rowing competition. Preparing for an event that attracts over 11,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators requires a great deal… SEE MORE

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How to launch and land a kayak.

Kayaking 101: Launching and Landing

7/19/2019 by US Harbors

A kayak on the move is a sleek and graceful thing. Grace is harder to achieve, though, while getting into your boat to launch it and while getting out of it to land it. When you launch a kayak, you’ll have two common scenarios: Shoreline launches, where you straddle the… SEE MORE

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Summer's Must-See Feminist Sailing Documentary

7/1/2019 by US Harbors

By Paul Chi. In 1989, British sailor Tracy Edwards made history—and defied critics—by leading the first all-female crew to successfully complete the Whitbread Round the World yacht race, one of the longest and most grueling competitions of its kind. Her inspiring story is featured in Alex Holmes’s exciting new documentary,… SEE MORE

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Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Wipes

Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Cleaning Wipes

6/28/2019 by US Harbors

Have you ever been out on the water when a quick engine repair or fishing equipment tweak leaves you with filthy hands and no immediate way of cleaning up? We recently had the chance to try some Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Wipes and loved the results. The individually packaged wipes… SEE MORE

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FWC Officers Receive Tools to Administer Breathalyzer Tests

6/24/2019 by US Harbors

By Andrea Lyon. LAKELAND, FL — Be careful while boating, that’s the message this summer from Florida Fish and Wildlife. Now, officers will have more gear to enforce that message. FWC officers in Tampa have received additional equipment to help with boating under the influence investigations. Breathalyzers are now available… SEE MORE

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San Francisco Bay with Spinnaker Sailing

6/24/2019 by US Harbors

By Zeke Quezada. Spend any time in San Francisco and you’ll be hard-pressed to ignore the Bay. While the sourdough bread bowls and cable cars get a lot of press along with the world-class dining and Golden Gate bridge; the sailing in the Bay is what should attract you to… SEE MORE

US gas prices expected to be down this summer

AAA Anticipates Savings at the Gas Pump this Summer

6/12/2019 by US Harbors

Nearly every state’s gas price average is cheaper than a week ago, a month ago and a year ago. Today’s national average is $2.74, which is seven-cents cheaper than last week, 13-cents less than a month ago and 18 cents cheaper than a year ago. “Refinery utilization in the United… SEE MORE

Dressing for the weather and water temperature makes all the difference

Kayaking 101: What to Wear

6/12/2019 by US Harbors

Warm Weather and Water If you live in a hot part of the world that has warm water, dressing for kayaking is simple. Your biggest challenge will be staying cool, hydrated, and protected from the sun, and this should be something that you're used to doing. The most simple solution… SEE MORE

A new law makes it easier for law enforcement, counties and cities to remove derelict boats.

New Law Aimed at Removal of Derelict Boats

6/10/2019 by US Harbors

By Elaine Allen-Emrich. A new Florida law could make it easier for local governments and law enforcement to remove derelict boats from waters in their jurisdictions. Derelict boats are an environmental hazard and safety concern, state and local officials have said. After three years of confusion since rules for removing… SEE MORE