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Marine Trivia

Marine Trivia
Southern Boating is your source for all things boating and marine. As any well-salted cruiser will tell you, the seas are full of fun facts, miscellaneous trivia and interesting ephemera. As the saying goes, the captain cannot be concerned with the minutiae of shipboard frivolities. But we can. Check back often for more Marine Trivia.
how deep is the ocean

How Deep is the Ocean?

Just how deep is the ocean? Deep. The ocean contains 95% of living space on the planet but is woefully under-explored. This remains true despite the vital functions...
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Common Nautical Phrases

Do you know the origins behind common phrases like ‘cup of Joe’? What about ‘as the crow flies’? ‘Shake a leg’? It may come as surprise...
Nassau Groupers

Mating Season for Groupers

They do WHAT during the full moon?  Every year from November to March, Nassau Grouper spawn (mate) during the Full Moon.  A spawning aggregation site may...

Why does Port mean Left?

If you are an ardent boater or frequent guest of anyone who owns a boat, you become exposed to an array of confounding marine...
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Don’t quote me on this…

"I want a boat that drinks six, eats four, and sleeps two." - Earnest K. Gann, author of The Aviator Here at Southern Boating, we appreciate...

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