Regional Updates

Regional Updates
Southern Boating is your source for information about the most popular boating regions of the United States. Our detailed Regional Updates cover the Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Chesapeake Bay area, Florida’s Gulf Coast, the North Gulf Coast and the South Atlantic Coast. Our editorial team is constantly adding new content for you to check out geared toward anglers, cruiser and sailors alike. If your destination is the Bahamas, you’ve come to the right place. The Bahamas is one of Southern Boating’s favorite locales. Here you’ll find a wealth of information about coral reefs, caves, festivals, lobster season, national parks, helpful tips and ways to find other cruisers in the area and much more! Cruising the Caribbean is a dream come true for many boaters. Southern Boating is your resource for great information about this beautiful location including: fishing tournaments, sailing regattas in St. Maarten, sailing week in Antigua, food in the French Caribbean, trekking through unspoiled places in Belize and the must see islands of the British Virgin Islands. If you are planning to travel to the Chesapeake Bay area, check out articles about Summer Boat Shows and Events, Up to Date Fishing Regulations, Family Events and Sailing Schools, Marina openings and closings and much more! Florida’s Gulf Coast is the perfect destination for yachtsmen, cruisers and fishermen. Browse Southern Boating’s articles for fishing tips as well as insight about popular destinations such as Sanibel, Captiva Island and places off the beaten path. The North Gulf Coast is a unique and scenic place to spend time on the water. offers entertaining and informative articles for those who reside in or are traveling to this area, from the Lone Star State to Alabama. The Southern Atlantic Coast is the yachting capital of the United States including South Florida, the Carolinas, and Georgia. A wealth of details about hot destinations like Charleston, Miami and the Outer Banks will help make your next boating adventure amazing.

March Events on the Southeast SeaBoard

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is once again organizing the largest one-day environmental event in South Florida, The Broward County Waterway Cleanup...
March Events Eastern Seaboard

New Waterparks, Updated Dining, Fishing Tournaments

It's bound to be a busy March in the Chesapeake and North Carolina. A $46 million waterpark is being constructed in lower Currituck County, North...

Island ‘Rum’inations in Barbados

Barbados beckons to those seeking pristine beaches, a bottle of rum and a touch of history. Traditionally known as the first landfall for New World-bound ships...
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All That Jazz

Bahamian Jazz takes center stage this spring. At Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, from March 29th to April 2nd, the annual All That Jazz festival will bring...
city updates

St. Pete’s inverted pier demolished

For nearly four decades, the inverted steel pier greeted mariners approaching anchorage and slips along St. Petersburg’s waterfront. Built in the 1970s to replace...