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Kids Art on the Lawn at the Hull Lifesaving Museum

Hull, MA August 19 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Don't miss this last chance of the summer for kids to explore their artist muse. Join instructor, artist, and teacher, Jeff Menice for two hours dedicated to art explorations and adventures. SEE MORE

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

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Draft Plan to Develop On-Demand Fishing

8/15/2022 by Editor

By NOAA. Today, NOAA Fisheries is releasing its draft Ropeless Roadmap: A Strategy to Develop On-Demand Fishing for public input. The report describes the current state of on-demand, or “ropeless,” fishing and outlines a path for increasing adoption of this technology in commercial fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. The Roadmap… SEE MORE

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Decoding International Signal Flags

8/13/2022 by Editor

By Boat Safe. Although you may never see them displayed except at fleet parades, around naval installations, and areas with heavy international shipping traffic, International code flags are used to signal between two ships or between ship and shore. Also called signaling flags, they are a set of ship flags… SEE MORE

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Tonight Catch the Full Sturgeon Super Moon

8/11/2022 by Editor

By Almanac.com. August’s full Sturgeon Moon reaches its peak on Thursday, August 11, 2022. It will be the last supermoon of the year! Learn when to look for it and why August’s Full Moon got such a peculiar name. When to See the Full Moon in August 2022 August’s full Moon will appear… SEE MORE

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What To Do If Pulled Over by the Coast Guard

8/10/2022 by Editor

By Joseph Carro. Our mission at the U.S. Coast Guard is to save lives, so the sight of flashing blue lights and a U.S. Coast Guard patrol vessel pulling alongside is no reason for boat owners to panic. The Coast Guard conducts approximately 70,000 boardings a year in its multiple… SEE MORE