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Spookie Shines at NYYC Race Week

Steve and Heidi Benjamin’s Spookie captured a second straight title in the 11th edition of the biennial New York Yacht Club Race Week

STORIES FROM THE ICE

By Courtney Mattison for Mission Blue If you’ve never experienced an iceberg before, you might assume that they are silent, bobbing solitarily in the ocean. In reality icebergs can be loud, crackling and popping, crunching and even rolling into one...

Newport Youth Showcase Accomplishments at Boat Launch Ceremony

Youth Program is Part of RIMTA’s Broader Effort to Cultivate Marine-Trades Workforce Newport (R.I.) July 26, 2018 -- Newport County youth graduating from the Youth Summer Boatbuilding Program, a four-week program coordinated by the Rhode Island...

Rhode Island Fishing Report- July 26

On The Water Magazine BY WILL SIROTNAK JULY 26, 2018 Hefty black sea bass are plentiful, like this one from Block Island Bluefish remain borderline non-existent, but luckily the striped bass fishing seems to be picking up the slack this week. The...

Rolex NYYC Race Week at Newport - Overall

by New York Yacht Club  17-21 July 2018 On the eve of the 11th edition of Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex, J/109 skipper Bill Sweetser was faced with a tough decision. It wasn't about how to tune his rig or organize his crew. But it...

TEAM ONE ANNUAL TENT SALE!

Save BIG this weekend at Team ONE Newport at 561 Thames Street  Newport, RI  Team One's annual Tent Sale features all the usual stuff from both the store AND the warehouse... but you SAVE and ADDITIONAL 20% off, including items already on sale!  ...

'Wicked Tuna' Star, Dies at 28

Nicholas "Duffy" Fudge, 'Wicked Tuna' Star, Dies at 28 Duffy was recognized as the first mate on Capt. Tyler McLaughlin's fishing vessel. Nicholas "Duffy" Fudge, a fisherman who was part of the cast of the reality television show Wicked Tuna, has...

Fishing Report-July 11, 2018

“Newport Harbor is loaded with bait—squid, peanut and full-grown bunker, snapper blues, bay anchovies, little butter, tinker mackerel, you name it. You can get a lot of good fishing in without leaving the harbor right now…” -Sam Toland, Owner, Sam’s...

5 Mistakes That Can Cost Boaters

Lessons learned from cases taken out of the BoatUS Consumer Protection Dispute Resolution Program files ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 5, 2018 – For the past 28 years, the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Consumer Protection Dispute...

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, 197 teams are preparing to compete in the 2018 Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, scheduled for July 14. With 93 years 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 majority of recreational boaters, a boat insurance claim won’t be in their future this summer – but you can never predict when...

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 four-day window of opportunity for brokers, managers and other industry professionals to acquaint themselves with 24 luxury...

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 fluke with some nice-sized fish being recorded. Shamus had a real giant at 13.76 pounds, and both Brian and his brother Peter had...

Newport International Boat Show announces educational opportunities

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced the 2018 Education Series for this year's Boat Show. Through establishing new partnerships and building upon proven curriculum, the Newport International...

Local Fisherman Honored

Newport, RI, — A pavilion will be renamed for a longtime steward of the city’s fishing efforts during a ceremony featuring state and local officials at:  State Pier #9, 150 Long Wharf Thursday, June 21, at 11 a.m. FREE Ronnie Fatulli posing with 30...

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 marine radio. A VHF marine radio is the single most important radio system you should buy. It is probably also the most inexpensive....

North Atlantic Right Whale Conservation

The past year has been devastating for North Atlantic right whales, whose population is already critically endangered with only an estimated 450 individuals remaining. 18 mortalities have been observed since 2017 and no new calves have been seen this...

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” in the South Shore ponds. They’re not really hatches, but instead spawning activity by the cinder worm. These small, 2- to 5-...

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