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Coastal Boating News Archive from 2018

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  Latest European Commission Communication on preparing for the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union - Certifications issued by UK agencies may no longer be recognised by other EU countries!
  Let us enlighten you about LED lighting! Potential interference of VHF-FM Radio and AIS Reception.

  Suntex Acquires Pleasure Cove Marina
  RYA to cease as UK National Authority for Powerboat Racing
  Your input is requested:
NOAA's OPC (Ocean Prediction Center)
is shifting resources away from some existing graphical products
  YJA launches 2018 Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year Award Nominations


  Coast Guard's first California-based Fast Response Cutter arrives in San Pedro
  Newport International Boat Show Announces Show Partners and Sponsors
  Top 5 Great Lakes Destinations
  Many Hands Helping in St. John - More Assistance Needed, Notably from the Private Sector


  Flying high at Foiling Week in Lake Garda
  Boats and Ethanol Fuel: BoatUS Wants to Hear From You
  Saltwater Anglers Need to Speak Up Now  
  Congress Recognizes Importance of Outdoor Industry with Move to Continue Funding for Economic Impact Survey
  New York’s Recreational Boaters Need To Act Now
  A New Option for Reporting Pleasure Boat Arrival to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  Weather Dampens Memorial Day Weekend for some Recreational Boaters


  U.S. Coast Guard releases 2017 Recreational Boating Accident Statistics Report
  3 Mistakes Boaters Don’t Want to Make with a DSC-VHF Radio
  RYA iBooks take eBooks to the next level
  2018 Top 10 Boat Names
  Get Into Your Sanctuary’ This Weekend on East Coast, Gulf, Great Lakes Celebration raises awareness of the importance of marine sanctuaries
  2018 Lionfish Challenge: Harvesting Florida’s Non-Native Fish Offers Rewards Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day, May 19; Challenge runs through Sept. 3
  Coast Guard Foundation Fallen Heroes Fund To Benefit From The Coast Guard Run To Remember
  Coast Guard responds to report of collision
  Trinidad Cruisers - Exploring the Island
  MAPFRE take a stunning win into Newport
  INavX Brings AIS Live Coverage to Mobile Devices
  New small boat reporting procedures now in effect
  Two months to start of Golden Globe Race
  Vesper Marine Launches Watchmate Vision2
  America’s Boating Club® Board Members Step Up
  Newport International Boat Show Announces Newport For New Products Call For Submissions


  iNavX Now Available on Android Devices
  OCC Member Mervyn Wheatley Reunited with Captain Wells of the Queen Mary 2 who rescued him
  7th Annual Hooks for Heroes Fishing Tournament
  European Sentinel Satellite Constellation complete
  Save a Kid’s Life This Summer: Become a Life Jacket Loaner Site

The Camino Voyage – An Epic 2,500 km Modern Day Celtic Odyssey

  Top 6 things to know about insuring a boat in a hurricane zone
  Clipper Race Fleet Fends Off Hurricane Force Winds
  Crewband Develops Line of Products to Help Make Finding a Person Overboard Easier and Faster
  Saint Lucia Welcomes the Return of World ARC Circumnavigators
  Lin Pardee Update
  Notice of Irish Anglerfish and Megrim Survey 2018 - North and Northwest Coast of Ireland
  195 Entries for 51st Newport Bermuda Race at Deadline
  3 Months to the Start of the Golden Globe Race


  Spring Commissioning Checklist
  Coast Guard Academy graduate receives Fulbright Scholarship
  SeaKeepers Programming with Florida International University
  Dates and Highlights Announced for the 48th Annual Newport International Boat Show
  Coast Guard seeks public comment for ATON near Moriches Inlet and Moriches Bay to address shoaling
  Sailing To Debut in Invictus Games Sydney 2018
  Kid Friendly Flotilla -- June 2 - 9, 2018 Ionian Islands - Greece
  Prohibitions on the consumption of Alcohol and / or Drugs by pleasure craft operators
  HAVFRUE Cable Route Survey
  No-Cost BoatUS Foundation online boating course offered for 36 States
  VesselVanguard, Award-Winning Boat Ownership Maintenance Management Solution Adds Powerful Functionality
  Warm welcome awaits visiting yachtsmen to Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail
  Patrice Carpentier appointed Golden Globe Race Director
  New Code of Practice for the Safe Operation of Recreational Craft
  Cybersecurity: IMO Guidelines on Maritime Cyber Risk Management
  Merchant Mariner Credential and Medical Certificate Harmonization
  Tax Provisions for Boats Extended: A boat is considered a second home for federal tax purposes if it has a galley, an installed head and sleeping berth!
  Lobstermen Select Imtra for High-Quality Lights, Wipers, Thrusters and Interceptors
  U.S. VHF Channels have changed
  YJA Young Blogger of the Year 2017 – Winners Announced

Sailing Around the World – 40 Crews Share Their Journeys


European Commission: Brexit Preparedness Notices on Maritime Transport

  1. Notice to Sakeholders in the Field of Industrial Products.
  2. Notice to Sakeholders on Seafarers Certificates.
  3. Notice to Sakeholders in the Field of Maritime Transport.

Historic Cape Hatteras lighthouse a modern-day marvel

  Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm system passes mid-Atlantic region


  ARC Channel Islands Rally; New Route for 2018
  NauticEd Nationally Recognized in Sailing Education and Training in the United States with its On the Water Sailing Endorsement Course
  49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 in For Olympic Games 2024!
  International Certificate of Competency for Operators of Pleasure Craft (ICC)
  Fusion® Launches Signature Series Speakers With Refined Performance And Sleeker Design
  Avon (Zodiac Nautic Group) and Torqeedo are thrilled to bring the Avon eJET Concept to the Miami International Boat Show
  GOST® Showcases New Technology At 2018 Miami International Boat Show

Listen to our webinar: Cruising Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, With the GLCC School

  RYA Membership Survey 2017 Results
  Announcing New Zeus3 Glass Helm from B&G®
  NWSA Women’s Sailing Conference Slated for June 2 Marblehead, MA
Event to be held at Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Massachusetts
  Two Time Sailing Olympian Matt McGovern announces retirement
  IGY Marinas to Launch its 3rd Annual Inspire Giving through You Philanthropic Initiative on February 10th, 2018
  Vessel salvage crews reach milestone in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
  BoatUS Voices Support for Hawaii Boat Title Legislation H.B. 2596 offers consumer protections to boat owners
  BoatUS Gives Marinas, Boating Businesses $250 for Local Advertising
  Navico and Garmin® Resolve Patent Disputes
  Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Opportunities
  Announcing Simrad® NSS evo3 Go With Confidence Sales Promotion
  BoatUS Speaks for Boaters at ‘State of the Industry’ Capitol Hill Briefings
  Belize moratorium on offshore oil activity passes with unanimous support


  Sail Aid UK Charity - raising funds to help rebuild hurricane-torn Caribbean islands
  Fla. Boaters Have Just 4 Days Left to Comment on St. Lucie, Loxahatchee River Railroad Bridge Closings
  Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on port reception facilities for the delivery of waste from ships
  Angel Louise First Vessel to Complete Great Circle Loops of Europe and North America
  Speed, excitement and five new champions at World Cup Series Miami
  Irish Anglerfish and Megrim survey 2018 West, Southwest and South Coast
  Boat-Towing Captains in FL, MD, MA, CA Honored For Lifesaving Acts
  The Ocean Cruising Club Announces Awards for 2017
  Government Shutdown Affects National Maritime Center
  The Perfect Water Consumption Monitoring System for Boaters and Motorhome Owners
  Golden Globe Race Suhaili 50 Falmouth Parade of Sail
  Expansion of Department of Transportation Drug Screening to Include Semi-Synthetic Opiates
  Irish Ports and Sea Areas
  Use of safety harness tethers on sailing yachts
  Vessel owners in need of assistance call the Hurricane Maria Vessel Hotline to request free support
  New Year brings new adventures for World ARC rally circumnavigators
  Announcing New Simrad® NSO evo3 Navigation System
  Jens Kroker elected to Athletes' Commission
  NOAA Hazard Simplification Project: Marine Consolidation and Reformatting
  Cruising Club of America’s Safety for Cruising Couples Seminars
  Seapilot Launches New Features in Fast-Growing Navigation App
  Lowrance® Kicks Off 2018 with HDS Ultimate Upgrade Promotion

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