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Events & Things to Do in West Shore, CT, Connecticut Filter

International Boating and Water Safety Summit

May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

Mystic River Jam Festival

Mystic, CT June 25 @ 6:00 PM - June 26 @ 10:00 PM

River Jam is a local music festival at Mystic Shipyard (100 Essex Street, Mystic, CT), from June 25-26, showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country - while supporting two great charities! Tickets for Friday are $10; Tickets for Saturday are $15, or get a weekend pass for $20.… SEE MORE

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New Podcast Episode: Paul Anderson Talks About Collaboration and Innovation in Fisheries Management

4/16/2021 by US Harbors

In this new episode of our USH Harbors podcast--All About Our Coasts--Paul Anderson, Director of the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, talks with US Harbors' president, Anastasia Fischer, about the innovative work they are doing to create new frameworks for fisheries management in the Gulf of Maine. Innovation through collaboration… SEE MORE

‘Average’ Atlantic Hurricane Season to Reflect More Storms

4/16/2021 by US Harbors

Beginning with this year’s hurricane season outlooks, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) will use 1991-2020 as the new 30-year period of record. The updated averages for the Atlantic hurricane season have increased with 14 named storms and 7 hurricanes. The average for major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5) remains… SEE MORE

A classic Arey's Pond Boat Yard cat, at left, sits on the Chesapeake beside a modern cruising catamaran.

Boating 101: Spring Checklist

4/15/2021 by US Harbors

By John Page Williams. Hooray for spring! It’s time to get out on the water. But first, make sure your boat is ready to run smoothly, reliably, and safely. (And even if you have been fishing all winter, it’s a good time to check over your rig for an even… SEE MORE

Extended and New Slow Zones to Protect Right Whales

4/14/2021 by US Harbors

NOAA Fisheries announces the extension of two Slow Zones set to expire south of Nantucket and establishes another Slow Zone southeast of Chatham, MA. On April 9, 2021 several aggregations of right whales were detected south of Nantucket, MA by the NOAA North Atlantic Right Whale Sighting Survey and southeast of… SEE MORE