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Events & Things to Do in Potomac River, D.C & Western Chesapeake Bay, MD, Maryland Filter

12th Annual Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race

Annapolis, MD September 11 - September 12

The popular Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous & Race will be holding its 12th Annual event during the weekend of September 11-12, 2021 in Annapolis, Maryland. Past participating boats have ranged in size from 8-feet to 65-feet and come from as far as Canada and Australia. This fun gathering of classic wooden sailboats… SEE MORE

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News from Our Coasts: June 2021

6/23/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR JUNE Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month Updates from US Harbors Congratulations to Charlevoix, Michigan for winning the top prize in our Best Harbor 2021 contest. Thanks to all of our… SEE MORE

Coast Guard Kicks Off Operation Be Whale Wise

6/21/2021 by US Harbors

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard kicks off Operation Be Whale Wise to encourage the public to practice safe whale-watching this summer in the Pacific Northwest.  Operation Be Whale Wise is an effort to educate the public through outreach and enforcement activities, as well as increase the public's stewardship of these local… SEE MORE

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

Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, Hilton Head Island, SC

What is the Maryland Clean Marina Initiative?

6/16/2021 by US Harbors

The Maryland Clean Marina Initiative is an evolving effort to assist marina, boatyards and yacht club operators to protect the resources that provide their livelihood: clean water and fresh air. The Initiative is distributing a comprehensive pollution prevention guidebook for marinas, recognizes “Clean Marinas” through an awards program, and conducts… SEE MORE