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2020 Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival

Albany, NY August 1 - August 2

The Festival is our 15th dragon boating event melding community team-based waterfront fun with fund raising money to support cancer survivors in our local community. Our 2020 pledge partner is UVM Cancer Center's Integrative Therapies. Other Activities on Festival Day will be loads of fun! There will be entertainment throughout… SEE MORE

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Where to Watch Fireworks this Fourth of July

7/2/2020 by US Harbors

Although many Fourth of July celebrations have been canceled, some communities have decided to move forward with their fireworks displays while taking social distancing guidelines into consideration. If you do plan to attend one of the fireworks displays listed below, please follow all local guidelines and COVID-19 restrictions. Be safe… SEE MORE


How To Prepare Your Boat for a Hurricane

6/29/2020 by Boat US

The experts at BoatUS offer their top tips on how to give your pride and joy its best chance for surviving a storm. U.S. Navy Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, who commanded allied air, land, and sea forces during World War II, said it best: “The time for taking all measures… SEE MORE

News from Our Coasts: Week of 6/22/2020

6/26/2020 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES THIS WEEK Status Updates: Harbors & Marinas Around the Country News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Week NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: To help our coastal community weather the pandemic, US Harbors is posting weekly news summaries of… SEE MORE

New York City's Beaches Open for Swimming July 1st

6/24/2020 by US Harbors

By Sophia Chang. New York City’s beaches will open July 1st for swimming, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. The long-awaited announcement, just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, comes after de Blasio was criticized for first closing the beaches to the public, then only allowing walking or passive recreation.… SEE MORE

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