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NEWS & UPDATES FOR NOVEMBER News from Harbormasters News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Cheers! We’re getting our holiday mood on… We’ve gathered some of our favorite products, foods and books to delight everyone on your holiday list. Let us… SEE MORE
By Catrin Einhorn. How severely the world’s plastic waste crisis is affecting marine wildlife is not fully understood, despite decades of research and gruesome images of whales’ bellies filled with plastic and a turtle with a straw lodged in its nostril. A new report by Oceana, a conservation group, illustrates some of what we know… SEE MORE
By Stacey Nedrow-Wigmore/BoatUS With families unable to spend their usual summer traveling, attending summer camp, or visiting friends and relatives due to the coronavirus pandemic, many more Americans turned to boating in 2020 than in years past. The National Marine Manufacturers Association reported that sales of new powerboats were up… Learn More
In Effect Through December 2 NOAA Fisheries is triggering a Slow Zone (voluntary vessel speed restriction zone), southeast of New York City. This Slow Zone was triggered on November 17, 2020, when the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute acoustic monitoring buoy detected right whales in the New York Bight, New York. Mariners, please go around this… SEE MORE
By Sharon Oosthoek. An estimated 9,887 metric tonnes (22 million pounds) of plastics make their way into the Great Lakes every year. Now a new project aims not only to suck out some of that plastic but stop it from getting into the lakes in the first place. It began last summer with… SEE MORE
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Whether you are exploring new waterways or sailing comfortably in familiar territory, after a day on your vessel, you’ll want to find the most convenient location to dump at the pump before you return home. Now there’s an app for that, available in select regions of California, throughout Oregon and… SEE MORE
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