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New Hope is Found

Whale sharks

Whale Sharks

an image of Shellfish Festivals on the Gulf Coast

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!
Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Sanibel and Captiva

Sanibel and Captiva

It’s 7:30 and the sun is already well above the horizon. As I step out onto the dock, an osprey circles above a school...
Mullet Man Triathalon, Walk for Warriors, Flora-Bama

Flora-Bama

Compete On Flora-Bama Beaches for Special Causes The Florida-Alabama State line slices through fine, white, panhandle sand. It also slices through a cultural hangout you...
Saint Patricks Day Events, St. Patricks Day Festivals, Erin go Braugh,

St. Patrick’s Day Events

St. Patricks Day comes on Saturday, March 17th, so put on your Irish and go out “on the lash.” Crawl the pubs, gobble corned...
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Red Tide Reporting App for Boaters

Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota has created a free smartphone app for Florida boaters to report red tide algae blooms, the first red tide...
The Battle for Mobile Bay

The Battle of Mobile Bay

The Battle of Mobile Bay YOU MAY HAVE HEARD THE BATTLE CRY,  “Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead!” But do you know who said it, why,...

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