Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Yamato, ICWW, FL
Yamato is a community along the Intracoastal Waterway in … county near Delray Beach and Boca Raton. In the early 20th century, what was then known as Yamato Colony was an attempt at creating a community of Japanese farmers. Young men and their families from Japan were recruited to fstart farms in the area, yet the area never really grew and the official Yamato Colony disperced during World War II. Japanese culture still has a presence in Boca Raton though, in the form of Morikami Park and the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.
By Dave Cleaveland. Back in the 90’s I had a business that photographed golfers on several golf courses in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. While they played, I would run to the photo lab (yes, it was actually film in those days), get the film processed, run back to the golf… Learn More
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By Jim Hendricks for Boating.com Checking and interpreting wave forecasts proves critical to safety and comfort. First, let me plead, “Mea culpa.” I’ll admit to fixating on marine wind forecasts before venturing out to sea, sometimes to the exclusion of wave projections. That shortcut has more than once come back to… SEE MORE
By Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media. How to help in the aftermath of this weekend’s historic storm that devastated numerous Western Alaska communities. Gov. Mike Dunleavy has said that the best way for Alaskans to help is by donating money to reputable charity organizations like the Red Cross of Alaska, the Salvation Army’s Alaska… SEE MORE
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