In Wintertime, Small Boats Rule the Seas

24/2/2011 - This is the time of year when most of our boats, at least for us northerners, are buried under shrink-wrap if they’re lucky and a layer of snow and ice if they’re not. But in proof that bigger is not always better, the little guys – meaning the ones with… SEE MORE
RV Five Friends drawings

New Boat Expands Maine College’s Reach

18/2/2011 - A new forty-six-foot power vessel being built for the College of the Atlantic (COA) at the Wesmac yard in Surry will extend the college’s islands curriculum both in terms of seasonal duration and geographic reach. Built to hold more than forty people and cruise at up to eighteen knots, the… SEE MORE
Matinicus Rock Light, NOAA Weather Station MISM1 restored. (Photo courtesy Congresswoman Pingree's office)

Service Restored To Matinicus Rock Weather Station

27/1/2011 - Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced on January 27th, 2011 that federal officials have restored a weather station on Matinicus Rock (NOAA Station MISM1), which provides critical weather information for boats on Penobscot Bay. Pingree had urged officials to repair the station, which hasn’t provided data for two years. “Having this station… SEE MORE
A submerged cannon that a team of divers say is one of the remains of the U.S.S. Revenge

1811 Shipwreck Discovered Off RI Coast

8/1/2011 - (Michelle R. Smith / Associated Press) A team of divers say they've discovered the remains of the USS Revenge, a ship commanded by U.S. Navy hero Oliver Hazard Perry and wrecked off Rhode Island in 1811. Perry is known for defeating the British in the 1813 Battle of Lake Erie… SEE MORE

New Cape Cod Tides Added

22/11/2010 - We added Wellfleet tides and weather along with other Cape Cod stations including Pleasant Bay, Chatham and Barnstable Harbor. We will continue to add more and more locations in Massachusetts. Click here to view Wellfleet Monthly Tide Charts http://massharbors.com/monthly-tides/Massachusetts-Cape%20Cod/Wellfleet%... Click here to view Wellfleet Weather & Daily Tides http://massharbors.com/harbor-guide/wellfleet-harbor Please… SEE MORE

Fogland Beach, Tiverton

6/10/2010 - Fogland Beach is black stone beach on the south side of Fogland Point. Its approximately 4 miles south of the mouth of Tiverton harbor. The beach is a favorite of kayakers and wind surfers. There are changing rooms, showers, picnic benches, a children's playground and pets are allowed. The conservation… SEE MORE