Sea Watch

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.
An image of a man holding a stone crab, which may suffer due to ocean acidification.

The Delicacy Dilemma: Stone Crabs and Ocean Acidification

Stone crabs may face challenges from ocean acidification. The first study on Florida stone crabs and ocean acidification was published this month by a Mote...

Signs it’s time to head back to shore

Summer brings the perfect conditions for a day out on the water. Whether you’re taking the boat out for a solitary cruise or showing friends...
The wind farm off the shores of Block Island, Rhode Island harnesses wind power for the small island.

Wind Power

Harvesting the Wind: Offshore wind power farms come to America. Man has been utilizing wind power for thousands of years. Sailboats date back to the Roman Empire. Windmills...
Hurricane Lessons

Hurricane Lessons Learned

The 2017 hurricane season brought larger and more frequent storms that caused significantly more damage than anyone thought possible. It also brought some hurricane...
Artificial Reef

Artificial Reef: Nature’s Best Friend?

Time will tell whether artificial reefs can replace some of the millions of acres of reefs that have already been lost. Reefs, especially coral reefs, are...

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