High Tide Flooding Outlook — July 2024

By US Harbors. July’s Predictions for “Higher than Normal” Tides Limited to Hawaii and Galveston, TX. NOAA forecasts minimal high tide flooding this month, with most of the country not expecting higher than normal tides in July. However, the Atlantic hurricane season has begun and coastal areas have experienced substantial precipitation.… SEE HARBORS THAT MAY FLOOD

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Suzuki Marine Trailblazes Viable Path for Sustainable Marine Fuels in Florida


By Suzuki Marine. Effort Exemplifies “Kizuna” Commitment to Panama City Community and State. Panama City, FLA — Suzuki Marine USA has joined forces with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), local dignitaries, and representatives of St. Andrews Marina in Panama City, Florida to expand access to sustainable marine fuel for… SEE MORE

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How to Get In (or Out) of a Kayak or Canoe Without Embarrassing Yourself


By Karuna Eberl. Make a splash—in a good way—and impress friends with a smooth transition from land to lake. GETTING INTO A CANOE IS unnerving. Failure means capsizing, plus looking foolish in front of that cute camp counselor. But as you wobble aboard, know you’re not alone. Even the experts dump… SEE MORE

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A Primer on Deep Sea Fishing, a/k/a Offshore Fishing


By Ken Schultz. Offshore fishing, or deep sea fishing, entails the pursuit of different species and the use of different methods, on the open ocean If you’ve wondered exactly what someone means when they refer to deep sea fishing, you’re not alone. The term does not refer to a specific… SEE MORE

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10 Types of Fishing Boats: A Beginner’s Guide


By Debbie Hanson. Learn more about types of fishing boats for different waterways, this beginner’s guide to fishing boat types with descriptions can help with the basics If you are thinking about buying a boat, or just want to learn more about types of fishing boats that are best for… SEE MORE

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Celebrating Marine History: Privateers in the American Revolution


By John Frayler for the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. A Means to an End When the American colonies declared their independence from Great Britain, the infant nation was in no position to defy British rule of the seas. Britain’s navy in 1776 was the world’s most powerful. States individually… SEE MORE

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Maine Lobster Boat Racing Arrives


By Michael Crowley. Boothbay Harbor on Saturday and Rockland Harbor on Sunday hoisted the season’s first two races. Forty-four boats showed up at Boothbay, six more than last year. Most of the boats had tied up by Friday afternoon, their crews ready to meet up and have a good time.… SEE MORE

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America's Boating Club, United States Power Squadrons Offers Free on-the-water Training To Members


By Raleigh, N.C. Recently Released Recreational Boating Statistics Reveal Boating Education Is Vital To Preventing Accidents. America’s Boating Club, United States Power Squadrons, the nation’s largest and oldest volunteer recreational boating safety nonprofit, announced today that as revealed in the recently released U.S. Coast Guard’s Recreational Boating Statistics, 75% of on-the-water… SEE MORE

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