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Coastal Boating News Archive from 2017

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  Surviving the Southern Ocean
  No change for the leaders as crew lists released for Volvo Ocean Race Leg 4
  Coast Guard enforces safety zone for San Francisco New Year's Eve fireworks display
  Team AkzoNoble had to battle calm winds on Thursday morning in Melbourne en route to a slow finish...
  True Heading Announces Expanded Contract With Lockheed Martin
  Jon Sanders Completes a Record 10th Circumnavigation
  Hurricane Maria salvage crews remove wrecked boat from road in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Skip the Straw - Go Straight for the Drink

  Top 10 Most Read BoatUS Magazine Articles of 2017
  Registration for the 2018 Plymouth-La Rochelle Race is now open!
  iNavX Now Available On Android Devices
  Evinrude Achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Sustainability Status
  Special celebrations in Saint Lucia conclude ARC+ 2017

Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: Joint Maritime Test Facility

  O’Malley-Keyes – Fine Art - Beautiful paintings, many with nautical themes
  Recording of our Live Anchoring Webinar
with the Great Lakes Sailing School is available now!
Happy Hooking - the Art of Anchoring
  Seafarers cruise ahead in a study of the oceans’ phytoplankton
  New RYA Weather Handbook out now!
  8 Telltale Signs That the Used Boat You’re Buying Could be a Storm-Damaged Lemon
  Paris 2024 Olympic venue selected for Sailing's 2018 World Cup Series Final


  Navionic's app users get AIS compatibilty from Digital Yacht
  Coastal Art Maps Expands Collection of Stunning Maps, Captures the Beauty of East Coast Shorelines from MA to FL
  SHK/Scallywag win photo finish over Turn the Tide on Plastic for sixth place - AkzoNobel take fifth
  MAPFRE win epic Leg 2 of the Volvo Ocean Race
  Volvo Ocean Race - Temperatures falling as race heats up
  Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach
  From Civilian to Coast Guard Leader
  ARC 2017 Sets Sail from Gran Canaria
  Volvo Ocean Race - Halfway home - the race to Cape Town enters a new phase
  Navico® Expands Track Offerings
  Works at Killybegs Fishery Harbour Centre
  BoatUS National Advisory Council Gathers to Look at Recreational Boating
  Grenada Sailing Week - Last Call for Early Registration
  Publication of a new Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft
  ‘Give Way’ This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28 - BoatUS Foundation asks boaters to support boating safety, clean water programs
  Harvey and Irma Damage or Destroy More Than 63,000 Recreational Boats: “It could have been much worse”
  HMRC lodges defence with the Court of Justice of the European Union over red diesel
  Balancing the Boat: growing female participation and developing pathways in competitive sailing
  >>> Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported <<<
  ISS Announces 2017 Design & Leadership Award Winners
. C-Map Releases Charts for Florida Trophy Lakes - Anglers Can Catch Big Fish in Local Lakes with New Card


  Switzerland and Tunisia first two nations qualified for the Nacra 15 Youth Olympic Games 2018
  AIS Electronics for Boaters – See and Be Seen on the Water’ Newest Online Course From BoatUS Foundation and US Power Squadrons Practical, affordable, and easy to take anytime
  Extra UK aid to Dominica following deadly Hurricane Maria
  2018 Golden Globe Race moves to Les Sables d’Olonne, France
  MAPFRE draw first blood in 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race
  Third Set of Iridium® NEXT Satellites Arrive in Orbit and Provide Telemetry
  Salvage operations after Hurricane Irma continue in Florida Keys
  Fionn Lyden has won the All Ireland Sailing Championships
  Coast Guard established new working telephone numbers in the U.S. Virgin Islands
  Boat Owners May Relinquish Ownership of Their Damaged Vessel to Facilitate a Quicker Response to the Pollution and Safety Concerns


  A millennial offers tips for getting younger boaters on the water
  View our Happy Hooking Presentation at: PBO Ask the Experts' Live at Beaulieu Boatjumble 2017
  Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
  A message from Horizon Yacht Charters
  Oystering at Mystic Seaport
  Best practices for removal of vessels post hurricanes
  Coast Guard continues hurricane response in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Cruising the Rias Baixas of Galicia, NW Spain

  Boaters urged to report poorly marked fishing gear
  A call for donations and boats prepared to deliver aid in the Caribbean
  Coast Guard readies for Jose, cautions mariners
  Coast Guard, partner agencies in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands prepare for Hurricane Maria
  Coast Guard continues Florida Keys port assessments, begins oversight of salvage operations
  Nominations Launched for YJA Yachtsman of the Year 2017 and Young Sailor of the Year 2017
  Newport International Boat Show Announces Newport For New Products Award Winners
  Coast Guard announces East River restrictions, closures for 2017 United Nations General Assembly
  Port Conditions for 7th District – SE US
  Salty Dawgs Set Antigua for Fall Rally Destination
  Yachting Community Responds in Hurricane Affected Regions
  Savannah-based Coast Guard to host pre-positioned aircraft and crews for Hurricane Irma response
  Operation Rebuild Barbuda - Your help is needed


  Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Irma in Miami
  Coast Guard establishes Miami area emergency phone line for mariners
  Coast Guard begins overflight, port assessments around Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands after Irma
  Sailing Convention for Women Is the Place to Learn
  Coast Guard to Install Radio-Activated Sound Signals in Connecticut and Long Island
  How to Take Care of the Boat After Harvey
  Ramora UK Launches Distress Flare Disposal Service
  New BoatUS App Now Offers Hurricane Alerts
  ARC Portugal Rally Fleet departs for warmer waters.... at last !


  7 important things to know about the fine print on your boat’s insurance policy
  The Ocean Cruising Club Announces Azores Pursuit Rally in 2018
  Newport International Boat Show Announces Show Partners and Sponsors
  8 safety tips for boating’s busiest time of the year: July Fourth Holiday
  C-MAP Partners With Eomap to Release Ecosat
  Crime Rings Stealing Boats, Yamaha Outboards, Garmin Electronics
  ARC Europe 2018 opens for entries
  Bluewater Weekend inspires, educates and entertains those looking to liveaboard
  Light wind specialists shine at the Para World Sailing Championships
  The Accuracy of 22 Years of Hurricane Season Predictions - What it means for boaters preparing for the 2017 storm season


  Highest number of fatalities on record in the last five years
  NOAA National Charting Plan Looks to the Future
  Metals Used in Anchoring Tackle
  Evinrude Announces Sponsorship of John Gillespie’s Waters and Woods
  Propwalk: Learning to manoeuvre in tight spaces
  Metals Used in Anchoring Tackle
  High Water on the Great Lakes: Boom or Bust for Boaters?
  2017 Top 10 List of Boat Names and Their Meanings
  If you’re texting from the helm, you’re likely not helming the boat
  BoatUS Skewers Latest ‘Big Ethanol’ Effort to Support Government Ethanol Mandate

On Land and On Sea: A Century of Women in the Rosenfeld Collection at Mystic Seaport

  RYA Reminds Boaters to Report Entanglements with Poorly Marked Fishing Gear
  Pettit Ultra-Slick Black Widow Antifouling Paint Is Now Available
  World Sailing outline long-term priorities at 2017 Mid-Year Meeting
  ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail
  Easy-To-Use Marine Wood Treatment
  World Cup: Kontides steals gold again
  EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia - Operation Atalanta Update


  Coast Guard finds critical Aids-to-Navigation shot and sunk near Block Island, Rhode Island
  New Weego Line of Jump Starters Available – Everyday Multipurpose Batteries Starting at $69
  Newport For New Products Call for Submissions
  Suntex Marinas Acquires Loggerhead Marinas and Announces Commitment to the Responsible Boating Initiative and Loggerhead Marinelife Center
  Evinrude Announces Run Fearless Sales Event With Eight Year Coverage On Evinrude E-Tec Engines
  Multiple weekend rescues prompt Coast Guard warning about cold water
  California Boaters Can Now Take Free Boating Safety Course at Home
  IMTRA Releases High Intensity Professional Grade Led Deck Lights
  Completing the Circle: World ARC 2016-17 ends in Saint Lucia
  New Release: Cruising Guide to the Canary Islands
  Official-Looking Vessel Documentation Renewal Notices Can Lead to Confusion and Higher Costs
  6th Annual Hooks for Heroes Fishing Tournament
  BoatUS Testifies on Improving Boater Experience at National Parks
  Flare Amnesty and Sea Safety Day
  Boaters’ Cure-All for Zippers and Other Spring Commissioning Tips
  Navionics Functionality Available Now on Lowrance, Simrad and B&G Chartplotters and Multifunction Displays
  World Sailing welcomes the world of sport to Aarhus
  Dates and Highlights Announced for the 47th Annual Newport International Boat Show
  RYA Push The Boat Out 2017 to be Bigger Than Ever



UK Coastguard has new long-range phone numbers


Sea-Tags: Easy-to-use Man Over Board System

  Mariner's Consumption of Alcohol and Drugs
  Deployment of Three ADCP Frames in Donegal Bay, Ireland
  Boatswains among birds — the secret salts of Elizabeth City
  Pettit Announces Ultra-Slick Black Widow Antifouling Paint
  Volvo Ocean Race Newport Announcement and Pep Rally
  Lowrance® Celebrates 60 Years of Domination
  Boat Owners Association of the United States Says Budget Proposal Raises Concerns for American Boaters
Coast Guard faces 14% budget cut
  Lowrance® Announces Big Addition to Carbon Series — HDS Carbon™ 16
  Coast Guard Polar icebreaker to return home following Antarctic mission
  Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie warns of unstable ice
  Exe Estuary Users Invited to Share Views on New Voluntary Exclusion Zones
  Boat Trailer Insurance Mysteries Revealed by BoatUS
  Coast Guard to hold District Formal Investigation Hearing for Caribbean Fantasy marine casualty in San Juan
  Navionics Announces Acquisition of Wavey Line Charts
  NAUTIVITY. goes social with community page
  Coast Guard urges caution during ice breaking operations on bay of Green Bay
  McMurdo Information Bulletin - McMurdo SmartFind EPIRB – All Versions and Kannad Marine EPIRB, Sport/Sport Pro/Sport Pro+
  6 reasons it’s awesome to be a woman in the Coast Guard
  Winners Revealed in the 2016-17 University Sailing Sustainability Challenge
  The Green Blue Launches New Wildlife Guide for Boaters
  Ship Emissions - European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification, EU MRV


  Vesper Marine Launches Smartais Technology
  RYA Launches “Vital” New First Aid Manual for Mariners
  EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta Update
  Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2017 Scholarship Opportunities
  New Unlockable Feature for Simrad® Halo™ Pulse Compression Radar  
  Boating Safety videos: 4 Fire Extinguisher Myths, Burning Boats Reel
  Simrad® Go With Confidence Video Campaign Receives Neptune Award
  Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater west of Mission Bay
  New Simrad® S5100 High-Performance CHIRP Sonar Module
  TowBoatUS Baltimore Takes Tower of the Year Honors at BoatUS Towing Services Conference
  New Software For Simrad® NSS Evo2, NSO Evo2 And GO XSE Series Displays
  Volunteers Recognised at RYA Sailability National Conference
  Fusion® Stereoactive Honored with Industry Award for Product Innovation
  Good Samaritan rescues 4 from life raft in Gulf of Mexico
  C-Map Insight Chart Options Now Available
  Second successful rescue for Coast Guard aircrew out of Hawaii in less than 12 hours
  B&G® Adds Predictwind Services and Enhanced Navionics® Functionality to Zeus and Vulcan Chartplotter Range Editorial Team recognised with the 2016 Ocean Cruising Club Geoff Pack Memorial Trophy
  Coast Guard releases investigation report on death of suspected smuggler
  Two Boating Enthusiasts Set To Lead Congressional Boating Caucus
  The Ocean Cruising Club Award Recipients for 2016
  Eileen Ramsay – the Queen of Post-War yachting photography dies at the age of 101
  The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on an application from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company to replace the bridge over Padilla Bay.
  Helicopter Search and Rescue Hi-Line Technique
  Coast Guard rescue swimmers gear-up against frigid New England conditions
  Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach
  UK VHF Channel changes coming in 2017
  Navico’s Gofree Vessel Monitoring Adds Global Connectivity with Vodafone Internet of Things Technology


. World Sailing headquarters to relocate to London
  Annalise Murphy Scoops Volvo Sailor of the Year Award, Ewan MacMahon wins Volvo Youth Sailor of the Year Award
  ARC Channel Islands 2017 - Open for Registration
  CalAmp Selected by Navico to Enable Wireless Connectivity for Marine Applications
  US West Coast Rally to the French Pacific Islands for 2018
  Siren Marine taps top talent to lead sales and business operations
  Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships Qualification System Released
  US Sailing’s Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards
  HRH The Princess Royal presents RYA Yachtmaster of the Year 2016
  Yachtsman and Young Sailor of the Year Awards
  World ARC: Rally Fleets Set Sail from Saint Lucia and Cape Town
  Yachtsman and Young Sailor of the Year Awards
  European Union Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta Update

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