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Using Hydrofoils to Improve Boat Performance

4/16/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Capt. Vincent Daniello. In my early days as a captain, few boats cruised faster than 30 mph. Back then, bigger engines and the fuel they burned added too much weight, netting little more speed. Today, even modest performers top 50 mph thanks to lighter engines and boat construction, where more… SEE MORE

A graphic showing newly discovered underwater paleochannels off of Wilmington, North Carolina shown at 4-meter resolution

Possible Ancient River System Discovered off Wilmington, North Carolina

4/15/2024 by Param Bhatia

By noaacoastsurvey. During the 2023 field season, NOAA Ship Ferdinand R. Hassler was tasked with surveying an area offshore of Wilmington, North Carolina, in the vicinity of Frying Pan Shoals—a dynamic area of dangerously shallow waters. While scientists and crew conducted mapping surveys of the seafloor, they discovered what is believed to… SEE MORE

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Going Electric

4/14/2024 by Param Bhatia

By John Wooldridge. When Dave and Danielle Baker and their two young children pull up to a marina and begin maneuvering into a slip, they often get wondering stares from people on the dock. Instead of emitting diesel exhaust and noise, their Island Packet 27 sloop Gilbert Ivy purrs quietly and handles… SEE MORE

Great Lakes Fishing Decree: a new era of commercial fishing

4/13/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Carli Stewart. Updated guidelines for fishery resources in parts of the Great Lakes will be in effect for the next 24 years. The Great Lakes Fishing Decree was approved on Aug. 24, 2023, by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan. According to the state’s Department… SEE MORE