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VIDEO feature - SLV Storage brings much needed facilities to regional boaters

Portsmouth, RI. - Bill Haynie, known in the yacht racing community as the skipper of a well campaigned Gunboat 60 sailing...

VIDEO Feature - Newport Annual Holiday Harbor Lights Illuminated Boat Parade

Newport Yacht Club Kicked Off the Holiday Season with the 2017 Annual Holiday Harbor Lights Illuminated Boat Parade.  ...

‘Give Way’ This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

BoatUS Foundation asks boaters to support boating safety, clean water programs ANNAPOLIS, Md., November 9, 2017 – Giving...

RIMTA Annual meeting recap

RIMTA 2017 Annual Meeting Conanicut Yacht Club Jamestown, RI What a treat to get to be apart of honoring and recognizing...

US Watercraft, LLC Public Auction-SOLD

Public Auction-Update 11/14/2017

RI Fishing Report - November 9, 2017

Local Fishing Reports from On the Water Pair of black fish caught by Frances Fleet. (On the Water) The Frances Fleet,...

The Last Straw: Fighting to End Plastic Pollution

You've Been Challenged- the Movement to #StopSucking Did you know here in the United States we use 500 million plastic...

Seagrass Meadows: The Most Undervalued Marine Species

How much do you know about the marine powerhouse that is seagrass? Everyone knows the flashy, beautiful coral reef but...

Sailors for the Sea: 25 Steps to Clean Regattas

How clean is your regatta? 1. Assemble a Green Team Having an effective Green Team should be the first thing you...

The Ghost Gear Fishing Phenomenon

Imagine a loose fishing net that gets stuck at the depths of the ocean, catching fish and their predators repeatedly with no...

RIMTA Speaker Series Kicks off Season with Non-Profit Panel

RIMTA kick starts a speaker series on environment and marine industry business with panel featuring Clean Ocean Access,...

Newport Re-Uses Initiative In Full Effect

About- The City of Newport recognizes that single-use plastic bags greatly impact our community by creating litter on our...

World Sailing uniting the sport at 2017 Annual Conference

Puerto Vallarta, México will host the 2017 World Sailing Annual Conference from November 4-12.  More than 500 delegates,...

Jamestown, RI Follows Suit in Plastic Bag Ban

September 18, 2017: Jamestown, RI Town Council Votes to Ban Plastic Bags as of Earth Day 2018 After much debate, it looks...

Clean Ocean Access Water Reports Show Elevated Bacteria Levels

Week of October 26, 2017: Water Quality Needs Improvement In a great effort by citizen science volunteers, water quality...

PowerDocks, LLC announced the successful demonstration of its Blue Isles™ Floating Microgrid Mooring Platform

New Bedford, MA –  In partnership with the New Bedford Ocean Cluster, ImpactLABS and the Port of New Bedford Harbor...

Sailing Hall of Fame Pursued by Newport

Rivalry heats up for Sailing Hall of Fame The effort by the National Sailing Hall of Fame for opening a facility to...

Mystic Seaport presented its 2017 America and the Sea Award to David Rockefeller Jr. and Sailors for the Sea

2017 AMERICA AND THE SEA AWARD GALA Mystic Seaport presented its 2017 America and the Sea Award to David Rockefeller Jr....

It’s Still Hurricane Season-(UPDATED)

It's not too late to help our friends in the Caribbean. Sailors for the Sea Rebecca Whitelatch In today’s fast-paced...

Sailing Daily, Crowley Will Have Transported More Than 9,500 Cargo Loads to Puerto Rico Since Hurricane Maria by Week’s End

Crowley Maritime Corp is leading a huge effort to get supplies and aide to Puerto Rico. By Rebecca Whitelatch Maintaining...

Mission Blue-Lesbos Island in Greece

MISSION BLUE NAMES NEWEST HOPE SPOT OFF LESBOS ISLAND IN GREECE Lesbos is an historical Greek Island, home to important...

Oliver Hazard Perry Official Statement-Updated

Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry Recap of Incident in Newport Harbor  Barby MacGowan | Media Pro Int'l  Photo credit...

Winterizing Tips-Engines

Winterizing Your Boat Engine By Don Casey BoatUS Frozen Boats of Versoix When the temperature falls below freezing, if...

Fishing Report-October

Big Game Sports Fishing The Tog bite was decent yesterday​ as we got the boat limit on the last day Tog was 3 per person....

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