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Events & Things to Do in Rhode Island Filter

Safe Harbor Race Weekend

Newport, RI August 13 - August 15

We hope you'll join us this summer for Safe Harbor Race Weekend! Regatta plans are coming together nicely and there is a good buzz about the event already. We are excited to host the racing along with Saturday night's Talk of the Town Crew Party here at the Shipyard. SEE MORE

2021 Ida Lewis Distance Race

Newport, RI August 19 - August 21

The start for the OFFSHORE RACES will be in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay on Friday, August 20th with the first Warning Signal scheduled for 1100. The start for the IN BAY Race will be in the East Passage of Narragansett Bay on Saturday, August 21st with the first… SEE MORE

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Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

Habitat Restoration Projects Offer Protection from Flooding

4/9/2021 by US Harbors

Habitats like tidal marshes, coral reefs, and seagrass beds serve as natural infrastructure that can help protect our coastal communities from flooding, erosion, and storms. NOAA Fisheries works to restore habitat for coastal and marine species, and many of our restoration projects provide natural infrastructure benefits as well. Two NOAA Fisheries-supported habitat… SEE MORE

https://apnews.com/article/ancient-coins-may-solve-mystery-1600s-pirate-f5a6151b74e0dcf96de585eab451f90c

Ancient Coins May Solve Mystery of Murderous 1600s Pirate

4/5/2021 by US Harbors

By William J. Kole. A handful of coins unearthed from a pick-your-own-fruit orchard in rural Rhode Island and other random corners of New England may help solve one of the planet’s oldest cold cases. The villain in this tale: a murderous English pirate who became the world’s most-wanted criminal after… SEE MORE

Mid-Atlantic Council Seeks Applicants for Advisory Panels

4/2/2021 by US Harbors

Mid-Atlantic Council Seeks Applicants for Advisory Panels Applications due April 23, 2021 The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council is soliciting applications from qualified individuals to serve on nine advisory panels. Advisory panels provide information and recommendations to the Council during the development of fishery management plans, amendments, specifications, and other initiatives.… SEE MORE

Right Whale Festival 2019

New Slow Zone East of Boston to Protect Right Whales

3/31/2021 by US Harbors

NOAA Fisheries announces a new voluntary right whale Slow Zone. On March 26, 2021, the Stellwagen Slocum Glider acoustically detected the presence of right whales. The whale detections were observed east of Boston, Massachusetts. The  Boston Slow Zone is in effect through April 10, 2021. Mariners are requested to route around this area or transit through it at… SEE MORE

Explore Tides & Weather in Rhode Island Regions

Block Island Sound, RI

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Block Island Sound region of Rhode Island. SEE MORE

Coastal Rhode Island

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for Coastal Rhode Island. SEE MORE

Narragansett Bay, RI

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. SEE MORE