Gasparilla Island

Gasparilla Island

An artist's rendering of a pirate for the Louisiana Pirate Festival!

Louisiana Pirate Festival

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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!

Gulf Coast Updates: Corpus Christi Marina

The premier boating destination on the Texas Gulf Coast, caps a successful summer of expansion with the dedication of 35 more slips for boats...

Southern Boating and Eating

When you start to feel that winter chill settling in your bones, remember: you can (and should) go south—particularly the gulf coast. Whether it’s The...

Expansion at Tarpon Point Marina

Additional docks are nearing completion at Tarpon Point Marina adjacent to the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village in Cape Coral, Florida. Sixteen...
This is an image of a sculpture that was built during the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival.

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

"Sandtastic" Sculptures at the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival They say the sand on Clearwater Beach is the best on the Gulf Coast, if not the...
Lake Okeechobee Construction

Lake Okeechobee Construction

Boaters win some, lose some with Florida's State Budget FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT HAS ISSUED a modern-day record number of vetoes impacting nearly a dozen...