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International WorkBoat Show

New Orleans (Chef Menteur Pass), LA December 4 - December 6

From December 4 – 6, 2019 Commercial Mariners from around the world will unite once again in New Orleans for the International WorkBoat Show. Each year, over 15,000 people return to network, discover new products, and learn about evolving issues affecting the industry – from expert keynote speakers, innovative exhibitors, and… SEE MORE

Fort Pierce 3rd Annual Causeway Boat Show / Marine Flea Market

Fort Pierce Inlet, FL December 7 - December 8

The last big boat show of the year will be held at the Causeway Cove Marina, 601 Seaway Dr., Fort Pierce, FL, 34949, on Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8. New models and used boats will be on display for this two-day event. Dealers are offering special show pricing… SEE MORE

42nd Annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show

St. Petersburg, FL December 5 - December 8

The 42nd Annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast owned and produced by Informa Markets, is pulling into port Dec. 5-8. With more than 400 boats on display, both on land and in-water, and nearly 250 exhibitors, this year’s show will feature an… 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

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NOAA to Phase Out Paper Charts Beginning Next Year

11/20/2019 by US Harbors

By Polly Saltonstall. The era of cartographers drawing charts is coming to a close. NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey has announced plans to phase out completely its production of traditional paper charts over the next five years in favor of electronic vector charts based on digital data. The announcement came… SEE MORE

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5 Secrets of Boat Line Maintenance

11/20/2019 by US Harbors

When sailboat owners are compiling lists of maintenance tasks for the off-season, ropes and lines rarely make the cut. These essential pieces of equipment are expected to work year after year with barely a thought. But ropes are expensive and represent a significant investment, so it pays to take care… SEE MORE

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Former Soviet Submarine Docked in California to Be Sold

11/20/2019 by US Harbors

By Associated Press. A former Soviet submarine that became a Los Angeles-area tourist attraction is expected to be sold. The Los Angeles Times reports the Russian Foxtrot-class submarine known as the Scorpion is going to an anonymous buyer who is expected to remove the vessel by May. The 48-year-old submarine docked… SEE MORE

Lyman-Morse Announces Baltic Workboats Partnership

11/20/2019 by US Harbors

THOMASTON, MAINE: Lyman-Morse is pleased to announce a new partnership with Baltic Workboats, bringing Baltic Workboats’ innovative line of pilot boats to the Thomaston-based boatbuilder for production. Since 1978 Lyman-Morse has built more than 110 vessels, ranging from aluminum workboats to high-end composite racing yachts and luxury power yachts. “Their experience with so… SEE MORE

Mary E Placed on National Register of Historic Places

11/18/2019 by US Harbors

On Sept. 30, 2019, the 1906 schooner Mary E, Maine Maritime Museum’s flagship and the oldest Maine-built fishing schooner still sailing, was entered in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. This recognition confirms the museum’s commitment to preserving the iconic vessel. Left… SEE MORE

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

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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

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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