Boat Launch Safety Tips

What New Boaters Need to Know: The Best of Boating 101

6/17/2021 by US Harbors

Now that summer is just around the corner and social distancing rules are being lifted across the country, we can’t wait to safely hit the water this summer! We’ve collected some of our most important boating and safety articles for a quick refresh before you leave the dock. This SPRING… SEE MORE

Satellite Mapping Image from NOAA's Ocean Service

What is Hydrography? And Why is it So Important?

6/7/2021 by US Harbors

By NOAA’s Office of Coastal Survey. Hydrography is the science that measures and describes the physical features of the navigable portion of the Earth’s surface and adjoining coastal areas. Hydrographic surveyors study these bodies of water to see what the “floor” looks like. Under the Department of Commerce, NOAA and… SEE MORE

Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo

Portland, ME October 1 - October 2

Maine Marine Trades Association and Maine Outdoor Brands announced they are teaming up to host the 2021 Maine Boat & Outdoor Expo. The event will be held October 1-2, 2021 at Thompson’s Point in Portland and will feature a variety of vendors, exhibits, and demonstrations to help new and seasoned outdoor… SEE MORE