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Tall Ships

History in the Making

Before there were luxurious motor yachts with combustion engines, there were just boats with motors. Before there were mere motorboats, people traveled in a...
US Coast Guard

When Hurricanes Come, the U.S. Coast Guard Goes Inland

With Hurricane Matthew barreling towards the coastal town of Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class James Prosser and his wife,...

News on Monday: August 10, 2015

  This week's News on Monday:   The filthy waters of Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay won’t stop the US Sailing team and the names of its...

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing University in the Florida Keys

Lady anglers should mark their calendars for November 14-16 for the “Ladies Let’s Go Fishing” outing in the northern Florida Keys—Tavernier and Islamorada. This...
An image of a boat clearing customs with the ROAM app.

Clearing Customs? Use the new ROAM app

The new ROAM app makes clearing customs a little easier. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently launched a new option for small vessels...