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!
Port Sanibel Marina

Port Sanibel Marina – Fort Myers, FL

Port Sanibel Marina, which opened in 1955, is conveniently located just minutes from the Intracoastal and the Gulf of Mexico. Port Sanibel Marina has three...

Fairhope, Alabama

A Welcome Respite Beneath sprawling moss-draped oaks with their seconds standing by as witness, two sailors from New Orleans marched off fifteen paces between each...

Mollusk Mania on Florida’s Forgotten Coast

July brings with it a unique tradition for recreational boat owners on Florida’s Big Bend on the Gulf Coast—bay scallop season. A run of...

Is the Lone Star State’s Cruising Scene Running Dry?

Texas, like much of the West, has been battling ferocious droughts for much of this decade. The effects are cascading throughout the boating world...

Craftsmen in Texas Revive the Art of Boatbuilding

The Gulf Coast has a long history of artisanal boatbuilding that stretches back to when it was first settled. Marrying Native American designs with...

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