How you can make a difference along the coast

Giving Tuesday (and all year round)

27/11/2018 - 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
Red sky at night...

Predicting Proverbs: Weather lore for the sea and more

7/11/2018 - For those who live, work and play on the sea, the weather can affect every decision. Being able to accurately see what the weather holds can sometimes be the difference between life and death. So, it makes sense that finding the right idiom, poem or mnemonic to assess the conditions… SEE MORE
Schoodic Point.

Changing Light On The Maine Coast

6/11/2018 - The Maine Coast is beautiful in all seasons, and in all times of the day. The light changes constantly, providing a scenic backdrop that is never quite the same. In the last year, my trusty Nikon has provided me with ample evidence of the light and its magical unpredictability. SEE MORE
One big wave

Amazing Facts about the Tide

31/10/2018 - Recently we posted nine of our favorite tide facts on social media, perhaps you saw them. We've collected them all together here, plus a few more as well. This list of facts was provided by Jonathan White, author of TIDES: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean. Find out more… SEE MORE
Water fun at the Lowcountry Maritime Society

Doing Good Work for Coastal Communities

31/10/2018 - Getting out on the water, whether in a powerboat, sailboat, canoe or paddleboard, is something we all love to do. How did you get started? Was there someone who showed you just how much fun it could be? Not all kids are fortunate enough to have an opportunity like that.… SEE MORE
Every small vessel needs complete identification attached to cockpit or inside cabin

Catting Around

17/10/2018 - Ever have the urge to run away for a few days? Well, a certain Sandpiper (Marshall Marine sailboat) from Barnegat Bay, NJ decided to do just that. She slipped off her mooring one night, taking off at the mercy of the wind and tide. The next day the anxious owner… SEE MORE
Monarch Butterflies

Top 5 North American migratory animals

3/10/2018 - Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus plexippus): Being the smallest animal on the list, it may seem unbelievable that these tiny winged insects cover the 3,000 mile distance from Canada to Mexico. The journey down the east coast that the butterflies take starts at the end of October. Not all make it… SEE MORE