Maxim Massalitin, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Shorting the Circuit

5/13/2023 - By The idea of zero emissions that comes with electric vehicles and boats has an almost romantic allure. If we all just parked our internal-combustion cars, trucks and boats, we would be saving the environment and all of mankind. Or would we? “You can’t automatically assume that electrification is… SEE MORE
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Survival at Sea: Are You Prepared?

5/4/2023 - By Oceangrafixblog A jumping humpback whale in front of a sailing boat. A shipwreck at sea can happen to anybody. In the United States, 658 people died as a result of boating accidents in 2021 and 2,641 people were injured. Many deaths were due to damage to the boat. The sailboat Raindancer is a… SEE MORE
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Cruising the Intercoastal Waterway

4/29/2023 - By An experienced cruising couple share their favorite out-of-the-way stops along this legendary waterway. Last fall, when Onne and Tenley van der Wal headed to Florida aboard their 1986 Grand Banks Snow Goose, one of their goals was to go to less-traveled places. Here are the locations the couple really… SEE MORE
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides $20M in Grants to Marinas

3/29/2023 - By The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the agency’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program will provide more than $20 million in grant funding for 19 states to construct, renovate and maintain marinas and other boating facilities for outdoor recreation. Under the BIG program, more than $2.8 million will… SEE MORE