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New Study Reveals 142 Million Americans Went Boating in 2016

YOU ARE NOT ALONE! An estimated 142 million Americans (adults and children under the age of 18) went boating in 2016 – 36 percent of U.S. households – according to the 2016 Recreational Boating Participation Study .... Of the 142 million individuals, 17 million individuals were first-time participants, and half of these... Continue reading
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Boaters! Please Make Your Voices Heard Today!

NOAA wants to stop making NOAA charts An About-face from Earlier Action Courtesy of Maptech New Bedford, MA - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) plans to cease support for producing the 1,000-plus NOAA charts that millions of boaters use and rely on for safe navigation. NOAA decided to... Continue reading
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Planning to Visit Sail Boston (6/17-22) by Boat? Here are the Port Navigation Rules.

(1) During the effective period, vessel operators transiting through the regulated area shall proceed in a counterclockwise direction at no wake speeds not to exceed five knots, unless otherwise authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP).  (2) Vessel operators shall comply with the directions and orders of the COTP... Continue reading