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Fishing Report-July 11, 2018

“Newport Harbor is loaded with bait—squid, peanut and full-grown bunker, snapper blues, bay anchovies, little butter, tinker...

5 Mistakes That Can Cost Boaters

Lessons learned from cases taken out of the BoatUS Consumer Protection Dispute Resolution Program files ALEXANDRIA, Va.,...

Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race

A Range of Ages and Experience DETROIT, MICH. (July 5, 2018) – Now that registration has closed and the numbers are in,...

PowerDocks Wins 2018 Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry Innovation of the Year Award

 Newport, RI – PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry acclaimed Innovation of...

Have You Had a Boat Insurance Checkup?

3 important coverages boaters sometimes overlook Would this loss be covered by your boat’s insurance policy?  For the...

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport

NEWPORT, R.I. (June 26, 2018) – From June 18-21, the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport provided a...

June 20th Fishing Report

Big Game Sportfishing Capt. Brian Bacon of Big Game Sportfishing said that fishing early in the week was very good for...

Newport International Boat Show announces educational opportunities

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced the 2018 Education Series...

Local Fisherman Honored

Newport, RI, — A pavilion will be renamed for a longtime steward of the city’s fishing efforts during a ceremony featuring...

RHODE ISLAND MARINE INDUSTRY TO LEAD CUTTING-EDGE AMERICA’S CUP BOAT CONSTRUCTION

June 14, 2018 New York, N.Y. - New York Yacht Club American Magic (“American Magic”), the U.S. sailing team challenging...

Aquidneck Island Students Complete Voyage Aboard Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry

NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND (June 12, 2018) – With 21 students aboard from Rogers High School, Portsmouth High School and the MET...

Senator Whitehouse Fundraiser Newport Shipyard

Marine Motion joined the Senator Whitehouse event at the Newport Shipyard.

RADIO INFORMATION FOR BOATERS

U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center  Radios That You Need Before you purchase anything else, make sure you have a VHF...

North Atlantic Right Whale Conservation

The past year has been devastating for North Atlantic right whales, whose population is already critically endangered with...

May 30th Fishing Report

Rhode Island and surrounding areas.. By Toby Lapinski, May 28, 2018 This week’s full moon should see more worm “hatches”...

NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW NAMES CHARITABLE PARTNER

Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that...

How to Choose PFDs (Life Jackets)

Before the big Memorial Day boating kick off weekend, it's time to talk about PFDs. Don't let the excitement of getting out...

3 Mistakes Boaters Don’t Want to Make with a DSC-VHF Radio

Newport, RI May 25, 2018 - For recreational boaters, sailors and anglers, having a Digital Selective Calling (DSC) VHF radio...

Over 100,000 Visit the Volvo Ocean Race Newport

NEWPORT, RI – A robust footfall of over 100,000 people took in the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover between May 8 and May...

Round-the-world sailing race works to protect its racetrack

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP SPORTS WRITER NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Between the kitesurfing and the paddling and the three times sailing...

Rhode Island Fishing Report, May 18

School striped bass numbers are tremendous across both states and the bigger fish should be close. Meanwhile, the early...

The Jester Challenge 2018 to Rhode Island has Begun

7 starters were confirmed although Doug had an accident ashore and may be a late starter – two others may start late. We...

Rhode Island Hunting and Fishing Licenses Now Available Online

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is proud to announce the...

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