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Drones and Hurricanes: NOAA Makes Technological Leaps

5/3/2021 by US Harbors

By Kim Kavin. For more than a decade, researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have been working on ways to improve forecasts of two things boaters care deeply about: hurricanes and rip currents. Now, technology is finally catching up with these researchers’ visions—and making it possible to give… SEE MORE

More Patrols, Fewer Boaters for SpaceX Splashdown Saturday

4/28/2021 by US Harbors

By Marcia Dunn / AP News. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts flying SpaceX back to Earth this weekend urged boaters to stay safe by staying away from their capsule’s splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico. NASA and SpaceX are promising more Coast Guard patrols and fewer pleasure boaters… SEE MORE

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How Can You Make Boating Safer This Season?

4/27/2021 by US Harbors

By BoatUS Foundation. The nation’s biggest recreational boating safety event of the year, National Safe Boating Week, is right around the corner, May 22–28. The annual event helps remind boaters to keep boating safety front and center all season long. How can you be a safety hero aboard your boat?… SEE MORE

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Boating 101: How to Call for Help During an Emergency

4/26/2021 by US Harbors

By US Coast Guard Office of Search and Rescue. A lot of mishaps can occur out on the water, but thankfully most are more inconvenient and embarrassing than anything else. But when lives are on the line – your boat is on fire or sinking rapidly with people on board,… SEE MORE

High Density of Right Whales in Massachusetts Waters

4/23/2021 by US Harbors

Update from Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries The Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is closely monitoring the presence of North Atlantic Right Whales in Massachusetts coastal waters. From the period of April 6, 2021 through April 20, 2021 aerial and acoustic surveillance conducted by the NOAA Fisheries and the Provincetown Center… SEE MORE


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International Boating and Water Safety Summit

Nationwide May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

Herreshoff Marine Museum Presents: Women at Sea - ONLINE

Nationwide May 20 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern

Women at Sea relates the stories of life aboard a sailing vessel during the late 1800s while embarking on the China Trade. Frances Carleton Brastow Amesbury was one of those women, though her story is not totally unique, it tells of an adventurous series of journeys around the world. While not… SEE MORE

Cleveland Race Week 2021

Cleveland, OH June 18 - June 27

Cleveland Race Week (CRW) is the largest sailing regatta on Lake Erie and has become one of the largest in the country. The annual event, now celebrating its 40th anniversary, attracts over 300 boats from across the U.S., Canada and internationally. Nationally, Cleveland Race Week ranks as one of the… SEE MORE

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