cajun navy

The Cajun Navy

Sanibel & Captiva, Florida

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!
Welcome to Swollfest

Welcome to Swollfest

Years ago as a TV news anchor, I cringed when news managers carelessly tossed around the notion that boating was a rich man’s sport...
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...
Art Festivals in the Gulf

Art Festivals in the Gulf

Prepare your schedule for art festivals in the Gulf In downtown Corpus Christi, Texas, the Marina Arts District comes alive every Friday starting February 2nd...
A waterfront view of the Tampa Flotilla

Pirates threaten to seize Tampa

It’s not a hostile takeover, however, like Captain Phillips experienced. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. On January 28th, Tampa’s flotilla of private pleasure craft...
Florida Gulf Updates April 2017

Florida Gulf Updates April 2017

Sand 'Fantaseas', new electronic boat shuttles, lingering Red Tide effects and more in the Florida Gulf Updates April 2017. Sugar Sand Fantasea  Anyone with children understands...

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