Whale sharks

Whale Sharks

an image of Shellfish Festivals on the Gulf Coast
an image of Hog Island

Hog Island

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!

Southern Traditions

As the first cool fronts make their way down from the north and with the holidays right around the corner, the second major boating...

Texas Coast’s Diverse Yacht Club Scene

For some, yacht clubs evoke images of stuffy, buttoned-up affairs with members dining on chicken dinners while using the word “yachting” flagrantly and frequently....

Classic Vessels Steal the Show

Many unique, historic classes of boats evoke the culture and lifestyle of particular regions in the U.S. simply from their appearance. From old Chris...

Texas Dredges to Restore their Coastal Economy

The Laguna Madre on the Texas coast is one of the most remote, picturesque and forgotten cruising grounds on the Gulf Coast. Situated between...

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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