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California Offshore Race Week

Monterey, CA May 25 - June 1

2019 California Offshore Race Week, back by popular demand! Encinal Yacht Club, Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club, Santa Barbara Yacht Club and San Diego Yacht Club are excited to bring back the CA Offshore Race Week, connecting three distances races into a full offshore race week series. SEE MORE

Portland Schoonerfest & Regatta

Portland, ME June 21 - June 24

Portland's own spring regatta for traditional sail, Portland SchoonerFest and Regatta kicks off the summer sailing season the solstice weekend of June every year featuring 7 large, traditional schooners racing and parading under sail together in Portland Harbor with passengers participating onboard and viewing from shore. The 2018 event featured… SEE MORE

2019 12 Metre World Championship

Newport, RI July 8 - July 13

The International 12 Metre Class’ 2019 World Championship will be held in Newport, Rhode Island (USA) from July 8- 13, hosted by the Ida Lewis Yacht Club and the 12 Metre Yacht Club. It will be the largest-ever gathering of 12 Metre yachts in the United States featuring more than… SEE MORE

47th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta

Padanaram, South Dartmouth, MA August 2 - August 4

Hosted jointly by the Beverly Yacht Club and the New Bedford Yacht Club, the 47th edition will feature Shields, J 80s, H12s and Bullseyes Racing in Marion and, in Padanaram, there will be racing for PHRF Race and Cruise, NEMA Multihulls, F 18 catamarans, Etchells, Laser Masters, 505s, Marshall 15s… SEE MORE

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The Climate-Friendly Vegetable You Ought to Eat

5/3/2019 by US Harbors

By Melissa Clark - PORTLAND, ME. It was a sharp, windy March day, but the gray water of Casco Bay glimmered green in the sun. On his lobster boat, the Pull N’ Pray, Justin Papkee scanned the surface of the ocean, searching for his buoys. But he wasn’t looking for lobster… SEE MORE

Invasive European Green Crab

Green Crabs: Commodifying a Harmful Invader with Technology

3/12/2019 by US Harbors

By Jackson Landers Kick over a rock or a chunk of turf along the coast of Maine and chances are a horde of invasive green crabs will scurry out. Since their accidental introduction to the North American coast by European ships in the early 1800s, green crabs have become among the most… SEE MORE

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Key West, Florida

Unique Harbors Around the US

2/1/2019 by US Harbors

In honor of the Best Harbors 2019 contest we wanted to share a few of our nominees who are known for being the most, best or least…the southernmost, northernmost, largest, smallest, foggiest, most successful and the busiest. Southernmost Harbor in the US mainland: Key West, Florida As part of the… SEE MORE

Could it be one of these? Photos by Dave Cleaveland, Wikimedia

US Harbors opens nominations for "Best Harbor in the US"

1/9/2019 by US Harbors

Nominate your harbor today! USHarbors.com is on a quest to find the best harbor in the United States, and they’re asking everyone to help! Starting on January 8, 2019 people will be able to nominate their favorite harbor for boating, fishing, swimming, or just hanging out, online at https://usharbors.com/bestharbor2019 Nominations… SEE MORE

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Washington's Best-Kept Secret: Long Beach Peninsula

12/5/2018 by Rachael Jerahain

The Long Beach Peninsula (nearest harbor Nahcotta) is one of the best kept secrets of Washington. It is one of the largest continuous beaches around the world and the world’s longest drivable beach. It’s a staggering 28 miles long of breathtaking beaches, which run alongside the Pacific Ocean. It’s laid-back… SEE MORE

How you can make a difference along the coast

Giving Tuesday (and all year round)

11/27/2018 by US Harbors

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day where we are encouraged to donate to the non-profits and charities of our choice. There are, however, other ways we can give back to the things that we care most about, and it's not just limited to one day a year. For those that… SEE MORE

Deception Pass is a strait that separates Whidbey Island from Fidalgo Island

Feel like you are in a Fairy Tale on Whidbey Island

11/21/2018 by Rachael Jerahain

I arrived on Whidbey Island by taking the Mukilteo/Clinton ferry over. This was my first time that I have ever driven onto a ferry with my car. It was a beautiful ride quick ride across to the island where I was making sure to keep my eyes peeled for wildlife.… SEE MORE

Bellingham, WA

Beautiful Bellingham: Where To Eat, Sleep & Explore

11/14/2018 by Rachael Jerahain

Bellingham, Washington is located right by the Canadian border. It’s known for its stunning landscape, which ranges from farmland to mountains. Its most famous mountain is Mount Baker, which is part of the Cascade Range. It rises over10,000 feet high. With endless outdoor activates to do I had to choose… SEE MORE