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Events & Things to Do in Maine Filter

Camden Classics Cup 2021

Camden, ME July 29 - July 31

The Camden Classics Cup is one of the world’s most beautiful regattas - sailed where the mountains meet the sea off the lovely harbortown of Camden, Maine.   The Camden Classics Cup aims to give sailors the time of their lives with terrific on-the-water racing, and stellar onshore events. Presented… SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Home Show

Rockland, ME August 13 - August 15

If you love the coast of Maine, you won't want to miss this high-end, high-summer event in Rockland, Maine, the second weekend in August. Each year we gather Maine's finest artists, architects, boatbuilders, craftsmen, designers, furniture makers, jewelers, and marine gear vendors together in ONE place at ONE time!  Meet them all… SEE MORE

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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

Even an unnamed storm can expose a harbor's vulnerabilities. Make a storm plan now to prevent surprises this summer.

'Destructive' Severe Thunderstorm Warning to Trigger Emergency Alerts on Mobile Phones

7/27/2021 by US Harbors

The National Weather Service has announced that a new category of "Destructive" Severe Thunderstorm Warning will trigger wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones starting August 2. Severe thunderstorms can be life threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. The National Weather Service has announced that a new category… SEE MORE

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Fort Scrammel, Casco Bay, ME - By Dirk Ingo Franke - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22110309

Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME

Casco Bay and Maine's Southern Coast are the most populated areas of Maine, but that doesn't result in any lack of charm or local flavor. Portland, the jewel of Maine, and home to the best food anywhere is a vibrant growing city. The Southern Maine Coast has been blessed with miles picturesque beaches, and islands of pastoral country surrounded by seas of forest. Both history and geography create the chemistry to give you a vacation you won't forget. Enjoy a lobster boat cruise, charter fishing excursion or kayaking excursion along the coast, canoeing on the Mousam River, a trolley ride to the beach, or the thrill of an oceanside amusement park. Open year 'round, the Southern Maine Coast has it all. SEE MORE