Sea Watch

The state of our oceans, rivers and lakes. Southern Boating cares deeply about preserving the environment and the oceans we enjoy so much. Sea Watch has updates on reefs, national parks, conservation, climate and more.

this is an image of a whale with a group citizen scientists

Citizen Scientists

Citizen Scientists Citizen scientists can improve the waters around us and support scientific initiatives. Volunteering…

people diving at a National Marine Sanctuaries

National Marine Sanctuaries

National Marine Sanctuaries NMS’s  preserve our underwater treasures In October 1972, Congress passed the Marine…

Whirlpools and Maelstroms from Southern Boating

Whirlpools and Maelstroms

Whirlpools and Maelstroms The myths and realities of whirlpools and maelstroms Violent maelstroms capable of…

Whats a Wave? Southern Boating investigates

What’s a Wave?

Every boater needs to know the surface condition of the water they are traversing. This condition…

Types of Fog

Types of Fog

Types of Fog Did you know that there are many different types of fog? Fog…

What's the difference between El Niño and La Niña

El Niño and La Niña

What’s the difference between El Niño and La Niña? Long before meteorologists “discovered” the El Niño…

Red tide and dead marine life

Red Tide Updates

Red Tide is a menace with no simple solution The infamous red tide algae on…