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News from Our Coasts: February 2021

2/19/2021 by US Harbors

NEWS & UPDATES FOR FEBRUARY Updates from US Harbors News & Virtual Events from Our Partners Updates from Our Coastal Business Community Photos of the Month   Updates from US Harbors Just in time for Whale Week, a new species of Baleen Whale was discovered in the Gulf of Mexico.… SEE MORE

Right Whale Festival 2019

New Slow Zone Southeast of Atlantic City

2/10/2021 by US Harbors

NOAA Fisheries announces a new Slow Zone (voluntary vessel speed restriction) to protect right whales. Yesterday, February 9, 2021, a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution acoustic buoy detected the presence of right whales 20nm southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey Slow Zone is in… SEE MORE

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