U.S. Gulf

U.S. Gulf
Warmer waters make for cooler cruising. Southern Boating publishes a U.S. Gulf Coast Regional Report each month to make your Gulf Coast cruising a success. Chock-full of information for everywhere from the panhandle of Florida to the tip of Texas—Southern Boating gives you the lowdown on all events, happenings, marinas, destinations, and more!
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New Hope is Found

New Hope Found For more than 55 years, the tug New Hope was presumed lost. Now, New Hope is found, thanks to NOAA. And some...
Whale sharks

Whale Sharks

Mote Marine tracks Whale Sharks In mid-June, Sarasota’s Mote Marine Laboratory got word that boaters were watching whale sharks on the surface just 20 miles west...

Gulf Coast Shellfish Festivals

Fall shellfish festival season opens Labor Day Weekend. Louisana The shellfish festivals start with Morgan City’s popular Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival August 30th to September...
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Hog Island

In 1921, a severe hurricane hit the west coast of Florida near Clearwater Beach. Its tidal surge sliced a long barrier island in two:...
An artist's rendering of a pirate for the Louisiana Pirate Festival!

Louisiana Pirate Festival

Shiver me timbers, it's the Louisiana Pirate Festival! The 2018 Louisiana Pirate Festival dates back to 1957 and was recently voted a “Top 20 Event”...

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