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Events & Things to Do in Panhandle, FL, Florida Filter

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX)

McKay Bay, Tampa, FL September 28 - September 30

If you build, design, service, or sell boats or marine products, IBEX is your must-attend marine industry event. North America’s leading technical boat-building showcase, IBEX delivers a unique forum where the marine industry can do business, share ideas, and accelerate new product development. Don’t miss the opportunity to do business… SEE MORE

62nd Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale - Bahia Mar YC, FL October 27 - October 31

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" hosts the 62nd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 27 - 31, 2021. The show exhibits a vast array of the industry's latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories… SEE MORE

Latest News for Panhandle, FL, Florida Filter

Florida Red Tide Mid-Week Update

7/29/2021 by US Harbors

Current Conditions A bloom of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists on the Florida Gulf Coast and in Tampa Bay. Conditions remain improved in most areas of Tampa Bay relative to prior weeks. Over the past week, K. brevis was detected in 109 samples. Bloom concentrations (>100,000 cells/liter) were observed in 59 samples: seven from Pasco County, 12… SEE MORE

Where to keep your boat in a hurricane.

A Guide to Preparing Marinas and Boats for Hurricanes

7/29/2021 by US Harbors

Boat owners from Maine to Texas have a reason to become edgy in the late summer and fall: Each year, on average, two hurricanes will come ashore somewhere along the Gulf or Atlantic coasts, destroying homes, sinking boats, and turning people's lives topsy turvy for weeks, or even months. This… SEE MORE

Paddleboard Safety Class at Eglin Air Force Base, FL

Paddling 101: Basic Home Paddle Repair

7/29/2021 by US Harbors

By Tom Watson. I can still see myself thrusting the tip of my fiberglass paddle into the murky water as I initiated a very unsophisticated and unanticipated brace. I instantly heard the grating crunch as the tip of the blade ground into whatever hid beneath the surface. Whether it was… SEE MORE

https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/news/high-tide-bulletin/spring-2020/

U.S. High-tide Flooding Breaks Records

7/28/2021 by US Harbors

Coastal communities across the U.S. saw record-setting high-tide flooding last year, forcing residents to deal with flooded shorelines, streets, and basements — a trend that is expected to continue into 2022 and beyond without improved flood defenses, according to a new NOAA report. High waters are affecting coastal economies and… SEE MORE