'Sink or Swim'  snaps her mooring and ends up on the Useppa beach during the full moon/low tide the end of January

Red Tide and Life as usual on Useppa Island

5/2/2018 - “What’s the reason for your cough?” is frequently heard on Useppa Island, Florida this winter.  The reasons are varied.   First is red tide that is proving to be one of the worst in years.  Second is the toxic runoff from Lake Okeechobee, down the Caloosahatchee River, and up and around… SEE MORE

Pioneers, Innovators and Maine

15/1/2018 - Free Education Series Celebrating Dynamic Maine Businesses Join the Owls Head Transportation Museum (OHTM) for a four-part series of events that celebrates the pioneers and innovators of Maine's business community. Like the stories of daredevils and inventors told through the Museum’s collection, the modern-day entrepreneurs featured in this series have… SEE MORE
Explore Hawaii on US Harbors

US Harbors is now serving Hawaii!

17/10/2017 - Aloha! We here at US Harbors are proud to announce that we are now providing accurate tide, weather, and harbor information to the beautiful islands of Hawaii. Whether you are an avid boater, fisherman, or surfer, or you just love to stroll along the beaches, US Harbors tide and weather… SEE MORE
Boating Drama - Dave Horne

Why is boating full of drama?

16/10/2017 - If you have a boat of any size, you know what I’m talking about. You’re Living the Dream, the wind is in your hair as you bask in the shimmering sun dancing on the waves, the smell of sea air fills your nostrils, and suddenly, the sh*t hits the fan… SEE MORE
Passengers on Bow of Steamboat

Connecticut’s Steamboat Past

24/8/2017 - The steamboat was the first form of engine powered travel across water and from about 1820 to 1940, Connecticut’s coastal and riverside residents relied on them as much as we do today on cars and busses for quick transportation. Travel on the Connecticut River was very downstream until the steam… SEE MORE

Destination – Mattapoisett

25/7/2017 - Why Mattapoisett? I’ve boated and lived in Mattapoisett since I was a kid, so it was never a destination to me. The truth is, it’s not really a destination anyone ever mentions, but it’s really a great one… 1. It’s a generally well protected harbor for all but a strong… SEE MORE