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Draft Plan to Develop On-Demand Fishing

8/15/2022 by Editor

By NOAA. Today, NOAA Fisheries is releasing its draft Ropeless Roadmap: A Strategy to Develop On-Demand Fishing for public input. The report describes the current state of on-demand, or “ropeless,” fishing and outlines a path for increasing adoption of this technology in commercial fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. The Roadmap… SEE MORE

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Decoding International Signal Flags

8/13/2022 by Editor

By Boat Safe. Although you may never see them displayed except at fleet parades, around naval installations, and areas with heavy international shipping traffic, International code flags are used to signal between two ships or between ship and shore. Also called signaling flags, they are a set of ship flags… SEE MORE

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5 Best Fishing Knots of All Time

8/12/2022 by Editor

By Salty Scales. Knowing how to tie your fishing knots properly is one of the most crucial skills an angler should have. Novice anglers often bank on the most commonly known overhand knots. But an experienced angler never embarks upon a fishing expedition with such limited knowledge. It does not… SEE MORE

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What To Do If Pulled Over by the Coast Guard

8/10/2022 by Editor

By Joseph Carro. Our mission at the U.S. Coast Guard is to save lives, so the sight of flashing blue lights and a U.S. Coast Guard patrol vessel pulling alongside is no reason for boat owners to panic. The Coast Guard conducts approximately 70,000 boardings a year in its multiple… SEE MORE

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August Skywatching Is Quite A Show

8/9/2022 by Editor

By NASA/JPL-Caltech. What’s Up for August? Grab your binoculars for planet viewing, the outlook for the Perseids, and flying with Cygnus the swan. The morning planet parade we’ve been enjoying the past few months comes to an end in August, with Venus and Saturn making their exits on opposite sides… SEE MORE

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Cross For LifeFlight Fundraiser

Portland, ME August 1 - August 31

Join us this August for the 2022 Cross For LifeFlight, a self-directed outdoor challenge that raises critically needed funds for LifeFlight of Maine. New this year, join us for optional in-person, synchronous events across the state. Whether you love to challenge yourself or want to create a memorable experience with… SEE MORE

Chicago Air and Water Show

Chicago, IL August 20 @ 10:00 AM - June 21 @ 2:00 PM

Starting in the summer of 1959, the Chicago Air and Water Show has grown to be the largest and oldest free admission air and water exhibition in the United States. The spectacular two-day event draws an audience of over two million to the city’s stunning beachfront to see military and… SEE MORE

2022 GBCA Women's Regatta

Galveston Pier 21, TX August 20

This event is a fun and encouraging regatta promoting women sailing in Galveston Bay. A woman must be at the helm to register. Visit the website in order to find out the registration fee and other event details. SEE MORE

Annual Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta

Bristol, RI August 26 - August 28

The annual Herreshoff Classic Yacht Regatta draws participants from around the world! Each year, a mix of gorgeous big boats and one-designs gathers for a weekend of exciting racing on scenic courses on the bay and terrific social events. Eligible boats must register on or before August 19th. SEE MORE

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