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Hook-A-Cure Fishing Tournament

Gloucester, MA August 21 - August 22

Our Hook-A-Cure event, in Gloucester, MA, is a super fun, family friendly, fishing tournament and fundraising event hosted by our organization, the Scrawney-Morgan Foundation. We started this Striped Bass/Bluefish fishing tournament in 2018 to raise funds to combat cancer in memory of Russell "Scrawney" Morris, a lifelong Gloucester resident and… SEE MORE

Feast of All Feasts in Boston

Boston, MA August 25 - August 28

Begun in 1919, by Italian immigrants from the small town of Montefalcione in Avellino, Saint Anthony’s Feast has become the largest Italian Festival in New England. Named the “Feast of all Feasts” by National Geographic Magazine, this authentic Italian street festival has it all for people of every age: parades,… SEE MORE

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Fishing 101: Best Way to Gut a Fish

8/8/2022 by Editor

By takemefishing. Cleaning a fish is easy. In this article, we'll give you basic information and simple steps on how to clean and store your catch as well as how to clean fish before cooking. For the best possible meal, start by treating the fish right from the moment you… SEE MORE

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Maritime Administration Issues Small Shipyard Grants

8/8/2022 by Editor

By Ashto.org. The Maritime Administration, known as MARAD, recently issued $19.6 million in grants to 24 small shipyards in 19 states via its Small Shipyard Grant Program. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and small shipyards play a critical role in America’s maritime industry, helping us get… SEE MORE

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Navigating Locks Safely on Your Boat

8/7/2022 by Editor

Joseph Carro, USCG Boating Safety Locks are more common in some areas than others, so navigating the intricacies of “locking” isn’t something you’ll encounter every day. Still, it’s a reality you’re likely to come upon at one time or another, so it’s important to understand the basics. Navigation locks are… SEE MORE

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Rare 13th Century Shipwreck Discovered

8/6/2022 by Editor

By Meilan Solly Carrying a cargo of locally sourced limestone, the so-called Mortar Wreck likely sank off the Dorset coast during the reign of Henry III. Some 750 years ago, a ship loaded with intricately carved gravestones, Purbeck limestone and grinding mortars sank off the coast of Dorset, England, just… SEE MORE

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