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Paddleboard Safety Class at Eglin Air Force Base, FL

Paddling 101: Basic Home Paddle Repair

7/29/2021 by US Harbors

By Tom Watson. I can still see myself thrusting the tip of my fiberglass paddle into the murky water as I initiated a very unsophisticated and unanticipated brace. I instantly heard the grating crunch as the tip of the blade ground into whatever hid beneath the surface. Whether it was… SEE MORE

oastline of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Credit: Mike Reynolds Uploaded by mrjohncummings, Public Domain,

AP Interview: EPA Water Chief on Clean Water Protections

7/15/2021 by US Harbors

By Suman Naishadham. WASHINGTON (AP) — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s new water director says everyone with a stake in the issue will need to be engaged. Radhika Fox recently spoke to The… SEE MORE

Rare Historic Canoe Found Among South Carolina River Rapids

7/12/2021 by US Harbors

COLUMBIA, SC. (AP) — Conservationists have pulled a historic canoe from a river at the Georgia-South Carolina line and plan to put it on display. Volunteers with the Chattooga Conservancy hauled the weathered wooden canoe out of the South Carolina side of the Chattooga River on Tuesday after a group… SEE MORE

SiriusXM Marine Weather Offshore

Headed Offshore? How to Get Real-Time Weather Forecasts & Conditions

7/12/2021 by US Harbors

Getting Accurate Forecasts and Conditions When You’re Offshore Can Be A Challenge: Here’s a Solution!  SiriusXM Marine provides graphical weather and fishing info for boaters, allowing you to know the conditions ahead.  Features include radar, storm cell info, lightning strike locations, marine zone forecasts, wind/wave info, and more.  The service… SEE MORE

Coast Guard Urges Hurricane Preparedness Ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa

7/8/2021 by US Harbors

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard urges caution to Mid-Atlantic mariners, boaters and beachgoers as Tropical Storm Elsa impacts the region. Tropical storms are dangerous, can create treacherous conditions and can cause gale-force winds sooner than anticipated. Mariners, boaters, and beachgoers alike should stay safe, alert and follow advisories as… SEE MORE

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48th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta

Cape Cod Canal, Buzzards Bay, MA August 6 - August 8

The BBR Committee is excited for 2021. As we move forward with the 48th Regatta, we understand there is still some uncertainty due to COVID. We are confident the plans for the 48th BBR will allow us to run even with restrictions in place. We are committed to a safe,… SEE MORE

Safe Harbor Race Weekend

Newport, RI August 13 - August 15

We hope you'll join us this summer for Safe Harbor Race Weekend! Regatta plans are coming together nicely and there is a good buzz about the event already. We are excited to host the racing along with Saturday night's Talk of the Town Crew Party here at the Shipyard. SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Home Show

Rockland, ME August 13 - August 15

We are thrilled to be heading back to the Rockland waterfront for the 2021 Show! After a year of face masks, hand sanitizer, and staying home, it's time to gather again. As of May 24th, the State of Maine has lifted capacity limits and social distancing requirements for all indoor… SEE MORE

2021 Ida Lewis Distance Race

Newport, RI August 19 - August 21

The start for the OFFSHORE RACES will be in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay on Friday, August 20th with the first Warning Signal scheduled for 1100. The start for the IN BAY Race will be in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay on Saturday, August 21st with the first… SEE MORE

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