News from Waterway Guide for November 1, 2017

Port Royal Landing Marina: Your friendliest stop in South Carolina!
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Beyond Relief: Virtual Badge Helps Master Disaster

While civilians in the path of a hurricane stock their smart devices with WhatsApp to help them communicate, the pros are using something called Virtual Badge because it doesn’t rely on the Internet or cellular service availability. The good news is that, for a fee, it’s now accessible to civilians.
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Great Lakes · Northern · Chesapeake Bay · Atlantic ICW
Southern · Bahamas & TCI · Cuba · General
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A Halloween Treat: Dismal Swamp Canal Reopens

The historic Dismal Swamp Canal was closed last October due to massive damage from Hurricane Matthew. The Canal finally reopened on Halloween. Boaters should be aware of an abundance of Duckweed.
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South Harbour Village: Lowest Slip Rates in Southport
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Garmin Acquires Navionics, Adds Electronic Charting

Garmin, one of today’s leading marine electronics brands, has acquired Navionics, the provider of electronic navigational charts and mobile applications for boaters.
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Searching for your next great adventure? Visit Plymouth, NC!
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Drone Videos Teen Rescuing Man Whose Boat Capsized

Sam Ruskin was surfing with his cousin in the Jupiter Inlet late Friday when he noticed a bunch of people gathered at the end of the jetty on the southern side of the inlet.
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WG Marinas App: Thousands of marina destinations in a single app!
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Sailing Association Fights to Preserve Replica of the Nina

Hurricane Harvey blew through Southeast Texas in late August, leaving the coastal region damaged and citizens without power. As Texans begin the long road to recovery…
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Rescued Sailors’ Story of Events Doesn’t Quite Jibe

Two amateur sailors set first feet on land Monday after spending nearly half a year lost at sea – a journey they said took them through shark attacks and waves as tall as…
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Baha Mar is Changing The Bahamas for Foodies

Baha Mar is a luxury destination that is less about waterslides and more about the welcoming flavors and paradise of The Bahamas. The landscape is bookended…
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Alien Nation: Growing Up in a Tourism Economy

Paradise Island sits next to the island of New Providence in the Bahamas, and hosts many of the six million annual visitors who make tourism the blond-cornrowed king…
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Guess Who Renoir Was in Love with in Boating Party Painting

In 1880, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, age 41, wrote to a friend that he was in a riverside town near Paris painting oarsmen. He’d been "itching" to do it for a long time: "I’m not getting any"…
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Tall Ship Moves on From Whiskey Den to Adventure Sail

Jordan Hanssen says he’s doesn’t use the word resurrection lightly, but he can’t think of a better word to describe the story of the tall ship where he’ll spend the next month.
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New Rule Now Makes Volvo Ocean Race Women’s Work

Sailing successfully around the world is no guarantee of gainful employment in the sport. Stacey Jackson returned home to Australia in 2015 from the last Volvo Ocean Race…
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Why Cuba is Home to a Diverse Bounty of Rare Species

Replete with rare and endangered species, Cuba is a crown jewel of biodiversity in the Caribbean. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on the ways scientists…
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Photo of the Week

Crisfield, Maryland in July 2017. Photo by Jani Parker, Waterway Guide Managing Editor.
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