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.
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Your Pig Pictures

Once again, the readers of Southern Exposure DELIVERED. Thank you all so much for the pictures and videos of the famous swimming pigs. I...
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Top Five Boat Books

Top Five Boat Books Summer is coming to an end and nothing is more bittersweet than those last days aboard. Say goodbye to the season...
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QUIZ: Are you a safe boater?

Are you a safe boater? We all know that what looks like a perfect day for boating can quickly become hazardous if someone ends up...
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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...

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