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  4 Tips for Cruising in San Diego
  On Capitol Hill, Boating Hopes to Count in US GDP: What It Means for Boat Owners
  EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta Update
  BoatUS Pegs Hurricane Matthew Damage to Recreational Boats at $110 Million
  Kiel to host 2017 Para World Sailing Championships
. Leaders Gather for BoatUS National Advisory Council


  Newport County's van Beuren Charitable Foundation grants $500,000 to Sail Newport for the new Marine Education and Recreation Facility
  A Classic Start for ARC 2016
  RYA Onboard Sailors Awarded Boats by JMST
  Grenada Sailing Week 30 Jan – 4 Feb 2017
  B&G Selected as Official Volvo Ocean Race Supplier for 2017/18
  Navpod’s New Powerpods Now Available in a Sleek Black Carbon-Fiber Finish
  Coast Guard Foundation Appoints New President
  B&G® ZEUS3 Designed for Sailors, Built for Sailing
  Coast Guard Foundation to Recognize Mission Excellence in The Seventh Coast Guard District
  New Simrad® NSS evo3 Multifunction Displays
  C-Map to Create New Insight Chart Options
  An International Parade officially opens the 2016 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers
  World Sailing strengthens kiteboarding governance
  World Sailing presents a sustainable future for the sport at the 2016 Annual Conference
  Presidential Transition Team releases U.S. Coast Guard Overview
  ARC+ Cape Verde sets sail from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria


  Barcelona, Spain ready to host World Sailing’s 2016 Annual Conference
  Coast Guard searching for overdue boater 20 miles north Port Mansfield, Texas
  Joff McGill Takes The Helm Of RYA Sailability
  European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta
  Coast Guard marks the end of a record year in counterdrug operations
  5 Tips to Stop Your Boat From Being Stolen This Winter
  Weego Follows Successful Launch Of Weego 44 with Introduction of Three All-New Jump Starters
  Newport International Boat Show Reports Increased Attendance and Strong Sales
  A Good Reason to Have Boat Liability Insurance
  Coast Guard Lumber River Rescuers
  DON’T MISS OUT: Sustainability in the Marine Industry conference early-bird registration closes Monday 17 October!
  World Sailing and the RYA launch new World Sailing Rules App
  RYA Announces New RYA Director of Sport Development
  See any birds underway?
  RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2017 -Tickets Now On Sale
  Pettit Announces All New Easy-To-Use Wood Treatment and Performance Additive
  Post-Hurricane Marina Updates at Dockwa  
  Coast Guard responding to diesel spill near South Padre Island, Texas  
  Continued Growth Leads Pettit to Add Technical Sales Representative
  Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guardsmen awarded achievement medal for life-saving actions
  What to Do After Matthew: Taking Care of Your Boat After the Storm
  Qualification System for the 2017 Sailing World Cup Series released
  World Sailing launches new strategic positioning: Sailing - Sport, Nature and Technology in perfect harmony
  Boat Pumpout Money Available for Marinas, Boat Clubs, Nonprofits


  6,000 people were inspired to take to the water and have a go at sailing themselves
  BoatUS President Margaret Bonds Podlich Steps Down
  Suntex Marina Investors Merges with Marina Jack Holdings
  Coast Guard Foundation Presents 2016 Salute to the United States Coast Guard
  Cyclone Recovery in Northern Lau - Sea Mercy
  2016 Honda Rya Youth Rib Champions Crowned
  iNavX and Fugawi Partner to Deliver Largest Set of Marine Navigation Charts, Maps and Weather Forecasts Directly Through App
  B&G® Vulcan Chartplotter Family Gets Bigger
  Launch of the Simrad®GO9 XSE with Radar Capability
  Sector Corpus Christi remembers loss of 6 aircrew
  Free BoatUS Winterizing Guide
  Sailing Access for Everyone!
  Back on the trail at Sailing World Cup Qingdao
  Nominations Open for 2016 YJA Yachtsman of the Year Award, Yachting’s top accolades
  Congressional Boating Caucus Says ‘Yes’ for Congress to Pass WRDA Act
  New Ownership Takes Helm at Sparkman & Stephens
  A New Pocket-Sized Battery that Jumps, Charges, Powers and Lights Makes the Perfect Gift for Everyone on the List
  Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup
  11th Hour Racing Grants $1 Million to Sail Newport's Campaign for Blue Space
  A renewed foundation for the road to an Olympic and Paralympic Games for 2017-2020
  Boaters: Should You Add Ice and Freeze Coverage to Your Boat Policy Now?
  Newport International Boat Show Kicks-Off the Fall Boat Show Season
  How a Steel Building Can Protect Your Boat
  New Simrad Autopilot Range Launched
  Coast Guard Foundation Honors Mission Excellence at 2016 Pacific Area Awards Dinner
  The Countdown Is On To Bart’s Bash
  New B&G® Triton2 Multi-Purpose Display Sets New Standards in Sailing Instruments
  Getting Revved Up for the Honda RYA Youth Rib National Final
  Two Must-Have Forms For Every Boat Buyer or Seller Ensuring a Smooth Sale


  European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta
  First edition of ARC Channel Islands creates a channel crossing community
  It Doesn’t Take a Hurricane to Sink a Boat
  Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2016 Pacific Area Awards Dinner
  The Green Blue Supports Call on UK Government to Ban Microbeads in Cosmetics
  Coast Guard Foundation Announces 128 Scholarships Awarded in 2016
  ITC Bolsters Ban on Garmin® DownVü™ Products
  5 Pet Blunders We Made While Boating This Summer
  iNavX Launches In-App Charts and Maps Purchase Capability
  Boats line up to Spice it Up in Grenada
  Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore - well worth watching!
  Carriage of Inflatable Liferafts On-Board Small Fishing Vessels of Less Than 15 Metres in Length Overall (Loa)
  There’s Something for Everyone at The Newport International Boat Show
  Engine Gateway YDEG-04
  TowBoatUS Ocean City Removes Harmful Fishing Nets Just One Day Ahead of Sea Turtle Release
  Coast Guard medevacs man with head injury 90-miles east of Jacksonville
  Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft
  EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia - Operation Atalanta Monthly Report
  Coast Guard Foundation Presents 2016 Alaska Awards


  White Seahorse Publishing Announces the Launch of its Classics imprint.
Includes Nautical, Irish Interest, and general interest titles
  Countdown Begins to the RYA Sail For Gold Roadshow
  Suntex Marinas Acquires Crosstimbers Marina
  Nuvolari Lenard—Honored by UCINA as Nautical Pioneers Design for the 21st Century and Beyond
  Coastal Art Maps Introduces Gorgeous Maps of the Sea Islands of South Carolina’s Coastline
  8 Ways To Avoid Problems at the Boat Repair Shop
  Coast Guard, local agencies respond to boat fire near Matanzas
  New B&G® Software Update Extends Zeus2 and Vulcan Chartplotter Functionality
  Erne System and Lower Bann Navigation: Dangers Associated with Overhead Power Lines 
  Coast Guard Foundation Supported by Retired Coast Guardsman Undertaking a Bike To Remember
  World Sailing invites nominations for President or Vice-President candidates
  Bestselling Author To Headline TrawlerFest on the Chesapeake
  General Information and Marine Notice
  Pokémon Go and Boating: Three Tips from BoatUS
  Newport International Boat Show Announces Show Partners and Sponsors
  Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Regatta Navigation and Mooring Restrictions
  BoatUS Delivers Over 24,000 Boaters’ Comments Urging EPA to Stop Adding More Ethanol to the Nation’s Gasoline Supply
  Vesper Marine Watchmate Asset Protection System to be Used in Long Island Sound
  Shannon Navigation: Mountshannon Floating Moorings are open
  Barrow Line Closure - Marine Notice
  Coast Guard rescues 3 from sunken shrimp boat near Sabine Pass, Texas

BoatUS: Largest Map of Life Jacket Loaner Sites in the US - an excellent and laudable program!

  Volvo Ocean Race announces Team AkzoNobel as first entry of 2017-2018 edition

BoatUS Asks Boaters to Say “No” to More Ethanol in 2017 - Deadline July 11th! And so do we!!!

  Local students help research microplastic pollution in the Snake River
  Coast Guard, state authorities warn against unsafe boating
  Kayak and Canoe Races Belturbet to Crom (Ireland) Sat 23 Jul 2016
  Two Ways to Buff Up on Boating Hurricane Preparedness
  Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at Boat Show Forums


  Suntex Partners with Folds of Honor This Independence Day Providing Scholarships for Military Families
  Congress introduces legislation to ban trade of shark fins in US
  Five Tips for Boaters to Get Through the Holiday Weekend
  ARC Portugal comes to an end in Marina de Lagos
  Evinrude Unveils Memorial to Legacy of Ole Evinrude
  Evinrude Launches Fellowship to Support Environmental Research
  Team Young American Wins the Newport to Bermuda Race
  Waypoint TV Launches Streaming Outdoor Video Platform
  Shark Attacks on the Jersey Shore
  Remodelling a Houseboat
  Newport Bermuda race fleet shrinks
  Sailors invited to Sailing World Cup Qingdao and Melbourne Final
  Weego Introduces All-New Accessories for Safe And Simple Jump Starting, Trickle Charging and Powering SAE Devices
  Waterfront Towns Have Federal Grants Money Available to Help Pay for Visiting Boater Facilities
  Suntex Marina Company Offers Expansive Resource for New and Existing Customers
  Lock Safety - Learn how to open the gates, the importance of staying forward of the cill, as well as how to safety empty the water from the lock.
  Get on the Water with the Rya’s Summer of Sailing
  Sailing World Cup Final Concludes in Weymouth with No Irish Winners
  Weymouth and Portland saves the best for last
  Newport International Boat Show Unveils Exciting New Education Series
  BoatUS MMSI Registration Service Includes BoatUS Membership
  A reminder to masters, owners, users, charterers, skippers and crew of the legal requirements in relation to the wearing and carrying of Personal Flotation Devices, PFDs, or Life Jackets
  Irish Sailing Olympians in final World Cup regatta prior to Rio 2016
  World Sailing invites bids for 2017 and 2018 Annual Conference
  Wanted: Intrepid reporters for the story of a lifetime
  Advice re Use of Appropriate Marker Buoys/Ropes when Engaged in Pot Fishing for Lobster, Crab or other Fish or Shellfish
  Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Equipment and Operation of Small Fishing Vessels of less than15m Length overall


  >>> Sea Mercy Recovery Fleet Poised to Sail from New Zealand
  Frantic finish as 2016 Para World Sailing champions are crowned
  World Sailing Officials Complete Final On-Site Review Of Olympic Preparations
  Site Investigation Works at Castletownbere FHC, Co. Cork, Ireland
  At Launch of Boating Season, BoatUS and NMMA Caution About Fuel Choice, Misfueling Risks
in fuel
  GOST® and Phantom Rescue Fight to End Child Trafficking

Book Review - Pocket Irish Wit & Wisdom, Written and produced by Teapot Press Ltd


Book Review - A Pocket History of Ireland, Joseph McCullough

  2017 Women's Match Racing World Championship heading to Helsinki, Finland
  Possible Debris in Irish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) from the Launch of a Soyouz Flight
  Flir Systems and Navionics Collaborate to Deliver Dock-To-Dock Autorouting and Sonarchart Live
  Finn Lynch is Youngest Sailor Ever to Represent Ireland at Olympics
  Evinrude Powers University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Science Research Vessels
  What’s in a Boat Name? – BoatUS Releases 2016’s Top Ten Boat Names
  iNavX Announces Spring Promotion and Added Capabilities
  Air Firing (Air to Surface) Shoot – Gormanston Air Defence Range (EID1), Co. Meath, Ireland
  Top Tips for Turns on the Inland Waterways
  Ocean adventures: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail
  Ocean Racing® Brings Scrubbis™ Hull Cleaners to U.S. Market
  Notice of Fraudulent Seafarer Certificates
  Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2016 Run to Remember Events
  Aydin Marine Releases New Multi-Touch 17-Inch Monitor
  How to Use GPS” Newest Online Course from BoatUS Foundation and US Power Squadrons - Get More Out of Your GPS/Chartplotter
  Choosing for Offshore Cruising at the ARC Bluewater Weekend
  Auckland confirmed for 2016 Youth Sailing World Championships
  Vesper Marine Expands Watchmate Vision Features with Free Upgrade
  European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta Update
  Imtra Announces Clite2 Led Searchlight
  2016 National Trysailing Campaign to Increase Accessibility to Sailing Launched in Kinsale May 2nd.



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