New York now requires all boaters to take a safety course.

New York Governor Signs New Boating Safety Law

7/8/2019 - By Denis Slattery. ALBANY — A new law aimed at making New York’s waterways safer has brought a sense of closure to a grieving Long Island mother. Gov. Cuomo signed Brianna’s Law on Tuesday, a measure requiring all boaters take a safety course and exam before they take the helm.… SEE MORE
Fiberglass recycling programs are taking off throughout the US.

Environmental Programs for R.I. Marine Businesses

5/8/2019 - The business of boating depends on a healthy ocean. RIMTA has created programs and partnered with leading environmental organizations to give marine businesses clear guidelines on steps they can take to run a greener operation. Read on for an overview of environmental programs for R.I. marine businesses. BECOME A ZERO… SEE MORE
Knowing the basics can keep your motor running longer.

Boating 101: Outboard Motors

5/8/2019 - Outboard motors are a great part of boating and they seem to be getting better all the time. Like any engine, they need a little attention and care to ensure long, trustworthy service. Knowing the basics of how an outboard works will help take some of the guesswork out of… SEE MORE
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45th Annual Buzzards Bay Regatta Back in Town

3/8/2019 - When the first weekend in August arrives at the South Coast, two landmark events draw enthusiastic visitors to the region: The Madeiran Feast of the Blessed Sacrament and the Buzzards Bay Regatta (and don’t forget about the 420 Championships, previewed below). While the two are very different and unique celebrations… SEE MORE
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Tips for Taking Your Dog Boating

30/7/2019 - Nothing is more exhilarating that the smell of the sea and the wind in your hair as you sail carefree under a warm sun. If you enjoy boating, there’s no reason not to take your best friend with you.  After all, dogs love going places with their owners. Most dogs… SEE MORE
How to launch and land a kayak.

Kayaking 101: Launching and Landing

19/7/2019 - A kayak on the move is a sleek and graceful thing. Grace is harder to achieve, though, while getting into your boat to launch it and while getting out of it to land it. When you launch a kayak, you’ll have two common scenarios: Shoreline launches, where you straddle the… SEE MORE
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Summer’s Must-See Feminist Sailing Documentary

1/7/2019 - By Paul Chi. In 1989, British sailor Tracy Edwards made history—and defied critics—by leading the first all-female crew to successfully complete the Whitbread Round the World yacht race, one of the longest and most grueling competitions of its kind. Her inspiring story is featured in Alex Holmes’s exciting new documentary,… SEE MORE
Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Wipes

Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Cleaning Wipes

28/6/2019 - Have you ever been out on the water when a quick engine repair or fishing equipment tweak leaves you with filthy hands and no immediate way of cleaning up? We recently had the chance to try some Grease Monkey Heavy Duty Wipes and loved the results. The individually packaged wipes… SEE MORE