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2020 On Track for More Than 300,000 Boat Registrations

11/25/2020 by US Harbors

By Reagan Haynes. New boat registrations in October were up 9.5 percent in the main categories year to date, building on summer’s boat-buying frenzy, and were up 28.1 percent year over year, according to preliminary data from Statistical Surveys Inc., a Michigan firm that tracks new boat registrations. “Every single… SEE MORE

News from Our Coasts: November 2020

11/20/2020 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR NOVEMBER News from Harbormasters  News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Cheers! We’re getting our holiday mood on… We’ve gathered some of our favorite products, foods and books to delight everyone on your holiday list. Let us… SEE MORE

Great Books to Give Boaters and Sea Lovers

Our Holiday Gift Guide: Favorite Books for Ocean Adventurers

11/20/2020 by US Harbors

As the holidays approach, and we find ourselves with a little more time to spend at home this year, the US Harbors team is sharing some of our favorite books for the ocean adventurer or beach-goer in your life. There’s something for everyone: history, thrillers, nature, paddling, and a list… SEE MORE

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America's Great Loop on a Budget

11/19/2020 by US Harbors

Interest in the Great Loop, the 6,000-mile boat trip that circumnavigates the eastern US and part of Canada, is growing rapidly. But, as many consider taking on this adventure of a lifetime, a frequent question is “Can I afford it?” The simple answer is yes, as there are many ways… SEE MORE

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Slow Speed Zone SE of NYC to Protect Right Whales

11/18/2020 by US Harbors

In Effect Through December 2 NOAA Fisheries is triggering a Slow Zone (voluntary vessel speed restriction zone), southeast of New York City. This Slow Zone was triggered on November 17, 2020, when the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute acoustic monitoring buoy detected right whales in the New York Bight, New York. Mariners, please go around this… SEE MORE

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In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

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The Row The Great Lakes Challenge

Chicago, IL July 15 - December 1

Welcome to The Row the Great Lakes Challenge with USRowing! This challenge allows you to record your miles either by using the ergometer or rowing in a single scull on the water, as you virtually row across the Great Lakes. Rowers can begin recording their mileage on Wednesday, July 15,… SEE MORE

Perseverance Gala with the Herreshoff Marine Museum

Nationwide December 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

NOTE: This is a Virtual Event.  Please join us, December 10th, for an exciting virtual gala, a 75-minute production featuring daunting sea stories, celebratory salutes from a few of your favorite sailors, a surprise Award ceremony, a live auction, and spoken word from our youth sail instructors! Stunning cinematography, cannons,… SEE MORE

2021 Stuart Boat Show

Stuart, FL January 15 - January 17

The largest boat show on Florida’s Treasure Coast featuring over 175 local, national and international exhibitors displaying hundreds of boats in-water and on land. Many boat brands are represented at the show, including the latest models of motor yachts, cruisers, center consoles, speedboats, sport fishing boats, and pontoons ranging in… SEE MORE

63rd Annual Detroit Boat Show

Detroit, MI January 16 - January 24

Hundreds of boats from 10’-50’ feet in length will be on display and for sale at great show prices – see many new model debuts! Cruisers, fishing boats, wake, ski and surf boats, pontoons, personal watercraft, and so much more. See hundreds of exhibitors selling all things boating including docks,… SEE MORE

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