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Atlantic City Boat Show

Atlantic City, NJ February 26 - March 1

See what’s new, NOW! Find the boat of your dreams and everything to go with it—see and shop hundreds new boats and an unbeatable assortment of marine gear at the Atlantic City Convention Center. From luxury motor and sailing yachts to sport fishers, performance boats, inflatables and personal watercraft, there are… SEE MORE

Roanoke Boat Show

Norfolk, VA February 28 - March 1

For 45 years, The Southwest Virginia Boat Dealers Association has hosted this Boat Show, and is proud to host the 46th Annual 2019 Boat Show at Berglund Center on February 28, 29, and March 1st, 2020. This event represents a unique, once-a-year opportunity to see every dealer on Smith Mountain… SEE MORE

74th Fred Hall Show Presented by Progressive

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA March 4 @ 1:00 PM - March 8 @ 7:00 PM

The 74th annual Fred Hall Show at the Long Beach Convention Center is the world’s largest sportfishing show, California’s largest boat show and an international leader in hunting and fishing travel. Virtually all forms of outdoor recreation are represented at this enormous event, featuring:  more fishing tackle manufacturer displays than… SEE MORE

21st Annual Vermont State Boat and Marine Show

Albany, NY March 6 - March 8

Fishing Boats Runabouts Pontoon Boats Deck Boats Cruisers Free Parking! Children 16 and under free with an adult SEE MORE

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New Campaign Encourages Women to Join Maritime Professions

2/26/2020 by US Harbors

By Rupert Neate. Jenny Matthews and Natasha Ambrose are embarking on an unusual world tour: encouraging schoolgirls to consider careers as superyacht captains. Matthews and Ambrose, who are both first officers on superyachts, a role that includes helming the vessels, said they decided to launch a scheme dedicated to encouraging… SEE MORE

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Peconic Jitney May Return This Summer

2/24/2020 by US Harbors

By Kate Nalepinski. A ferry service operating between Sag Harbor and Greenport may return this summer. In June 2012, Hampton Jitney launched an 83-day pilot program for Peconic Jitney, a 125-passenger ferry service that linked the villages of Sag Harbor and Greenport. At that time, ferry service cost $20 for… SEE MORE

The Power of Choice: MJM Yachts Optimizes the MJM 43z for Triple Outboards or Inboard IPS Pod Drives

2/24/2020 by US Harbors

Voters aren’t the only ones with the power of choice this year. Now MJM Yachts and noted naval architect Doug Zurn team up to offer boaters the power of Mercury Verado 300 or 400 hp engines, or Volvo’s 500 or 650 IPS pod driven inboards in the MJM 43z. Each… SEE MORE

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Tips for Surviving Cold Water Immersion

2/12/2020 by US Harbors

Cold water can kill. The following guidelines and images from the U.S. Coast Guard will increase your chance for survival: Stay calm. Evaluate your situation and control your breathing. Minimize time in the water. Get out as soon as possible safely. If possible, utilize any floating objects to get out of the… SEE MORE

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Trump Administration Cuts Back Federal Protections for Streams and Wetlands

2/10/2020 by US Harbors

By Scott Neuman and Colin Dwyer. The Environmental Protection Agency is dramatically reducing the amount of U.S. waterways that get federal protection under the Clean Water Act — a move that is welcomed by many farmers, builders and mining companies but is opposed even by the agency's own science advisers.… SEE MORE

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Lubec Lands Major Grant to Create Safe Harbor

2/3/2020 by US Harbors

By Wanda Curtis. The town of Lubec was awarded a $19,650,000 federal grant to provide a year-round safe harbor for resident and visiting fishermen and recreational boaters. The total cost of the project is estimated at $19,689,750, with the remainder of the cost paid for by a $30,000 grant from… SEE MORE

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$90 Million Boat Basin Overhaul in the Works

2/3/2020 by US Harbors

By Jason Cohen. The 79th Street Boat Basin, one of the Upper West Side's quirkiest features, may get a much-needed $90 million face-lift if a Parks Department plan secures the necessary approvals. Nate Grove, chief of Waterfront and Marine Operations for the Parks Department, presented the proposed plan to Community… SEE MORE

New York Boat Show 2020

Smiling Faces at the 2020 New York Boat Show

1/30/2020 by US Harbors

Our staffer, Maureen McQuillan, covered the New York Boat Show last week at the Jacob Javits Center. Saturday's torrential rains put a bit of a damper on things, but all in all everyone enjoyed the show. SEE MORE