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.
Greener fresh water

Making (Green) Water

A Wilmington, NC trio is making fresh water green in an innovative way. Nature has done a pretty good job of providing water for a...
boatel on the chesapeake

Boatel on the Narrows

A full-service boatel that houses approximately 400 boats is planned for 7.5 acres on the northwest quadrant of Kent Narrows, Maryland, according to meeting...
What SUP in the Chesapeake?

What SUP in the Chesapeake?

Indoor boat shows and educational courses are great activities in the winter for those of us looking forward to warmer temperatures on the Mid-Atlantic...
sailing Regatta

Caribbean regattas galore

The competitive sailing season peaks in the winter and spring, when the weather is still too cold for comfortable yachting in northern climes. Each...
Racing, museums, feasts-- you'll find it all on the SE Seaboard

Quantum Key West Race Week

The Southeast coast is busy through the month of January! Racing, museums, and feasts: you can find them from the Florida Keys to the...