Upcoming Boating Events Filter

Daniel Forster: 40 Years of the America's Cup

Newport, RI November 21 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

There’s only one yachting photographer who has shot every America’s Cup since 1977 - Daniel Forster. Join us for the second event in the winter Challenger Lecture Series at Sail Newport. Daniel will present intriguing images and stories of 40 years of the America’s Cup. See the evolution of the… SEE MORE

ABYC Turkey Day Regatta

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA November 23 - November 24

ABYC is hosting their annual Turkey Day Regatta, November 23-24, the weekend before Thanksgiving. Winners will take home a turkey for their Thanksgiving dinner. Turkey Day regatta incorporates the I420 Pacific Coast Championship, the 29er Pacific Coast Championship, as well as the 2nd event in SCYYRA Hamlin Series for 29er’s and SCYYRA Ullman/Frost Series for Laser… SEE MORE

Progressive Atlanta Boat Show

Savannah, GA January 10 - January 13

Georgia’s premier boat show is the best place to see and buy NEW boats, gear and accessories. If it’s for boating, you’ll find it here! Over 600 new boats, including powerboats, pontoons, center consoles, ski boats and personal watercraft, and over 100 booths showcasing the latest in engines, marine gear,… SEE MORE

Birmingham Boat Show

Mobile State Docks, AL January 23 @ 12:00 PM - January 26 @ 5:00 PM

The Birmingham Boat Show was the first public event ever held at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center in 1972. Exactly 20 years later to the day, the Boat Show was the first Event held in the new expanded East Exhibit Hall. The show is now the Oldest and largest in… SEE MORE

Latest Boating News Filter

Check out the newest Hamilton Marine location in Kittery, Maine.

Hamilton Marine to Open New Location in Kittery

10/30/2019 by US Harbors

Hamilton Marine, the popular Maine marine supply store well known to boaters throughout the Northeast, will be opening its sixth marine store location in Kittery, Maine. The location is the former site of Jackson’s Hardware and Marine store, whose owners recently retired. “With 100+ years of business in a location… SEE MORE

Photo Courtesy of US Coast Guard.

Safety 101: Kid's Life Jackets

10/23/2019 by US Harbors

By Tom Watson. Of all the safety gear used by those who enjoy on-water sports, none should be scrutinized more than the family of life jackets/PFDs available. And, speaking of family, those devices designed for infants and youth are the most critical. Let’s take a closer look at several aspects… SEE MORE

Photo Courtesy of Maineboats.com

Lifejacket Vans Adding Additional Ports

10/23/2019 by US Harbors

The Lifejackets for Lobstermen Project announced that they are adding a few additional ports before ending the Lifejacket Vans dockside visits for the season. Massachusetts Ports Provincetown: October 25 & 28 Chatham: October 29 Boston: October 30 & 31, November 1 Beverly: November 4 Rockport: November 5 Maine Ports Stonington:… SEE MORE

The 3Dirigo.

UMaine Launches World's Largest 3D Printed Boat

10/11/2019 by US Harbors

Maine is known for its boat builders. But the most recent boat launched in Maine takes boatbuilding to a whole new level. On Thursday, October 10, the University of Maine unveiled the largest boat ever produced by a 3D thermoplastics printer. The 25-foot, 5,000-pound composite vessel not only is the… SEE MORE

2019 Annapolis Boat Show

US Powerboat Show Hits Record Numbers

10/8/2019 by US Harbors

Annapolis, Md - The United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis closed the curtains Sunday, October 6 on a banner year. At 5:00 pm a cannon shot rang out, hundreds of horns sounded their approval, and nearly 1,000 engines fired up to begin the move-out of the 48th annual Annapolis show.  This year’s show displayed more… SEE MORE

The Coast Guard requires one lifejacket per person on board any boat.

Are You Meeting General Coast Guard Requirements?

9/25/2019 by US Harbors

By Christine Morford. In 2018 alone, there were a reported 4,145 recreational boating accidents resulting in 633 deaths. Where cause of death was known, 77% of boating accident victims drowned, the vast majority of which were not wearing a life jacket. These harrowing statistics are proof of the dangers open… SEE MORE

A Publix with a dock may be built at 3100 S. Ocean Drive, bordering the Intracoastal Waterway.

New Intracoastal Supermarket Will Allow You to Dock While You Shop

9/25/2019 by US Harbors

By David Lyons. Attention boaters: There may soon be a Publix where you’ll be able to ease into a dock, scoop up some groceries and sail away without having to worry about South Florida’s traffic jams and parking lot fender benders. The idea has gained traction after TransAmerican Development Corp.… SEE MORE

Maine's newest boat show is coming to town October 4th - 6th.

The Maine Boat Show - Maine's Newest Boat Show

9/25/2019 by US Harbors

Debuting this fall at Thompson’s Point in Portland, The Maine Boat Show will feature dozens of Maine’s finest boat dealers, builders, services and marine related vendors. The October 4-6 event is produced by the Maine Marine Trades Association, a nonprofit industry association. A fall boat show is new for the organization according… SEE MORE