Boat Festivals Sweep the Nation as Summer Winds Down

Boaters can participate in unique maritime and boating festivals in coastal towns around the U.S. in the fall and throughout the year Each year in Southport, Maine, locals and tourists gather for the annual Arts and Yachts Exhibition and Sale. This three-day festival is held each year in August and is a celebration of the…

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Boaterz n Bikerz of America: Hull of a Tour Joins Boaters and Bikers

Water and roads connect as Wanda Kenton Smith talks boating and biking lifestyles with her annual Hull of a Tour event Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry info, boaters of all levels…

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On Board the Schooner A.J. Meerwald

Historic Chesapeake Bay Schooner sets sail in annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Being a licensed Captain is a great source of pride to me. I have enjoyed working with my clients as well as pursuing other commercial opportunities like relief captain jobs on various schooners, water taxi and tow boat jobs, and tour boat and ferry…

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Geared Up For Boat Show Season

Some of the biggest and best boat shows happen over fall and winter. People flock to large shows in Fort Lauderdale and Annapolis, and take in the latest vessels in smaller shows in places like Seattle and Vancouver. How can you make the best of your boat show experience? Here are a few things that will help you…

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Baltimore Boat Show Lures Visitors with Boating Experiences

The 2015 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show will be filled with hundreds of boats, interactive and educational activities and family fun January 29 – February 1, 2015 Boaters in the Baltimore MD area looking to experience warmer thoughts this winter can celebrate the 61th anniversary of the Baltimore Boat Show as it gets underway at the Baltimore…

Boating Fun at National Marina Day on the Delaware

Delaware River marinas and marine businesses celebrate family-friendly boating event “Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day” Each year since 2001 marinas nationwide have celebrated National Marina Day… an event to celebrate the boating lifestyle. The event typically involves an independent marina celebration that marinas all hold on the same day. This year the…

Local Holiday Boat Parades for Christmas

BoatUS has a new online resource for helping boaters find local holiday boat parades in their area this Christmas season Seaside towns and waterfront communities have a great tradition of celebrating the holidays with holiday boat parades.  Some of these traditional boat parades have been held for 30, 40 or 50 years. There is nothing…

Top 10 Boats Made of Food

Sure, you’ve heard of a shrimp boat, but how about a boat made out of chocolate or wine corks? With last month’s news of what may have been the sweetest boat ever built – a recreational vessel made entirely out of chocolate – we started thinking about what other boats have been made out of…