News from Waterway Guide for November 8, 2017

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Greenland: Nature Sailing in the High North

Sigurður Jónsson, also known as Búbbi from Ísafjörður, treats the clients on his schooner like good guests and traveling companions as he shows them the magnificent Icelandic nature from the point of view of the sailor that he is. On board, he cooks succulent dishes for them and only uses ingredients straight from the nature that surrounds him.
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Waterway Guide & Navionics: Cuba Webinar

If a trip to Cuba is on your bucket list, it’s time to fill that bucket with white sand. The first step towards those unspoiled beaches is attending the upcoming webinar, “Cuba: The Next Great Caribbean Destination,” on November 15
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South Harbour Village: Lowest Slip Rates in Southport!
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Kidde Extinguishers Recalled

More than 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers equipped with plastic handles, some on the market for more than 40 years, have been recalled.
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Secretary Zinke’s Recreation Advisory Committee Plan

On the heels of work by the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR), of which NMMA is a leading member, the U.S. Department of the Interior is now devoting important new…
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NMMA is Seeking Member Input on Hurricane Relief

In the wakes of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Congress has passed and President Trump has signed two disaster relief bills. One package signed in September provided $15.3 billion…
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Harvey & Irma Damage or Destroy 63k Recreational Boats

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, estimates that more than 63,000 recreational…
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C&O Boat Elevator Ruins: Once an Engineering Marvel

The physical infrastructure of the U.S. is constantly rising and falling, with various eras of canals, railroads, and highways enjoying their moment in the sun until being eventually…
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Visit a Wild, Inaccessible Spot Right in Hampton Roads

Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge, where the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay meet, also is a wild and isolated meeting spot for wintering waterfowl, shore birds, deer and more.
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The Adventurous Foodie’s Guide to Virginia Beach

Fall is not only pleasantly mild in Virginia Beach, it’s also prime seafood season, thanks to fish migration in the Chesapeake Bay and the prevalence of fresh oysters. But it’s not just fish you’ll find here…
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Manatee in the Chesapeake Bay Stuns Researchers

Manatees are not supposed to be in the Chesapeake Bay. And definitely not in November. But a 7-foot manatee showed up Wednesday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, near where…
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If Not Now, Then When? ‘Balancing the Boat’ Forum

"If change is not delivered now, then when will it happen?" This was just one of the messages delivered at Balancing the Boat: growing female participation and developing pathways in competitive sailing…
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NZ Olympian Lashes Out at Sexist Attitudes in Volvo Race

New Zealand Olympic sailor Jo Aleh has hit out at the sexist attitudes she experienced in her efforts to crack the Volvo Ocean Race fleet. Aleh, who won 470 gold in London and silver in Rio but is now…
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Photo of the Week

Taken at the 2017 Urbanna, VA Oyster Festival on the Rappahannock River. The privateer Lynx visited and is a replica of a Baltimore clipper originally built in 1812. Photo by Waterway Guide Editor-In-Chief, Ed Tillett.
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Marinalife’s Nautical News – November 2017

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This partnership will combine Marinalife’s 18 years of experience and premium content with Snag-A-Slip’s robust online slip reservation service. Click Here to Learn More.
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Congratulations to Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, AL, voted 2017’s Best Large Marina for the second year in a row, and Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina in Fort Myers Beach, FL, voted Best Small Marina. See All Finalists & More Details.
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  • St. Petersburg, FL: Nov. 30 – Dec. 3, 2017
  • Suntex Marinas has been selected to redevelop the Las Olas Marina in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This will create waterfront and beach access, a park and new parking facilities. Learn More.
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MarineMax Vacations
MarineMax will be donating a portion of new charter booking fees to the rebuilding of the British Virgin Islands after the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Funds raised will go towards rebuilding & assisting the island residents and business owners. Read More.
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Port Personalities: Megan Lagasse
Meet Megan Lagasse, the General Manager of Bahia Mar Resort & Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Learn how her passion for boating led to her career & some of her other hobbies outside of boating. Read Full Article.
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Marina Spotlight: Marina Jack, Sarasota, FL
Plan a visit to one of Southwest Florida’s premier marinas, Marina Jack. With 316 wet slips accommodating vessels up to 175 feet, Marina Jack stands as the only full-service and full-amenity marina in vibrant Sarasota, FL. Read Full Article.
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Puerto del Rey, Puerto Rico

Puerto del Rey is the optimal port when beginning a voyage from Spanish Virgin Islands and the Caribbean with provisioning facilities, a restaurant, fuel dock and on-site maintenance services and more. Read Full Article.

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Curtis Stokes & Associates

Curtis Stokes & Associates markets and sells yachts worldwide. Specializing in boats that are capable of cruising the Great Loop, Curtis Stokes offers the best buyer brokerage services available. Click here for details.

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Florida’s Historic Hotels
These luxurious historic hotels built during Florida’s Gilded Age have now been restored to meet the needs of today’s travelers. Destinations include Tween Waters Inn & Marina, Captiva, FL; The Breakers, West Palm Beach, FL and more. Read Full Article.
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SunTrust Marine Lending
With more than 30 years of experience, SunTrust makes the marine loan process easier. Call: 1-855-282-6564
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Clearwater Beach Marina
Clearwater, FL
$0.10 Off per gallon of fuel
Faro Blanco Yacht Club
Marathon, Marina
10% Off dockage
$0.10 Off per gallon of fuel
Fort George Island Marina Jacksonville, FL
$0.50 Off per foot of transient dockage. $0.10 Off per gallon of fuel (100+ gal.) Cannot combine.
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Green Turtle Bay Resort & Marina
Grand Rivers, KY
$0.15 Off per gallon of fuel
Homeport Marina
Gulf Shores, AL
25% Off transient dockage
$0.10 Off per gallon of fuel
Legacy Harbour Marina
Fort Myers, FL
20% Off daily dockage rate
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Naples Bay Resort & Marina
Naples, FL
$0.10 Off per gallon of fuel
Staniel Cay Yacht Club
Staniel Cay, Bahamas
10% Off transient dockage
10% Off hotel nightly accommodation rate
Sunset Harbour Yacht Club
Miami Beach, FL
20% Off transient dockage
$0.05 Off per gallon of fuel
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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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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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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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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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North Pier Marina, Twin Parish Port District, Port of Delcambre has received a new review on ActiveCaptain…

We received another five star review from cruisers.

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North Pier Marina, Twin Parish Port District, Port of Delcambre (marina) received a new 5 star review and now
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SPECIAL REPORT from Waterway Guide for September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017
Message From the Editor

Waterway Guide is providing regular updates on marina closures, waterway issues and more. If you have knowledge of issues related to Hurricanes Harvey or Irma, please send them to us so they can be shared with other boaters.

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Hurricane Hacks for Boat, Home & Phone

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FL & Gulf Coast Port & Waterway Updates

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Anchoring for Irma: Loads on Ground Tackle

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USCG Begins Post-Irma Port Assessments Around the Caribbean

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Boaters in Miami

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Coastal Treasures at Risk from Irma’s Fury

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Charleston, SC Boaters Brace for a Hit

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Red Cross Establishes Family Reunification Hotline

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Hurricane Irma: Questions Answered for Floridians

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HOOK AN RUN, a 35ft Jaws, is battened and moored at Long Island in The Bahamas.

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Port of Key West – Closed

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Waterway Guide for September 8, 2017

Visit Norfolk: Come Discover our New Waterfront!
More Nav Alerts are available and updated daily at WaterwayGuide.com!
September 8, 2017
Message From the Editor

Today’s alerts include Gulf Intracoastal Waterway post-Harvey nav aid updates, Florida port and bridge status in preparation for Hurricane Irma, new operating hours for the Ladies Island Swing Bridge, ​dredging near Amelia Island, and dredging in the Illinois Waterway, Upper Mississippi River and Tenn-Tom Waterway.

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News from Waterway Guide for September 6, 2017

More News is available and updated daily at WaterwayGuide.com!
More News is available and updated daily at WaterwayGuide.com!
September 6, 2017
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Exclusive Interview: HeadKnowles Bahamian Relief Founders Brace for Irma

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Irma: Last Minute May Not Offer Boat Owners Enough Prep Time

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Thinking of Leaving Ahead of Irma?

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Prepping Your Boat

For Hurricane Irma –

Dos & Don’ts

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Is That Your Boat

in Their Pool?

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Northeastern Cap & Trade Could Fund VA Coastal Storm Prep

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Don’t Miss the Boat! Public Art Auction Sat.

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One Year Later, Southport Still Waiting

for No Wake Zone

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Seascape USA Delivers its 500th Boat

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Chesapeake Bay log canoe on the Tred Avon. Photo by Bill Hezlep.

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Champlain Canal, Temporary Closure on September 11

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Nav Alerts from Waterway Guide for September 1, 2017

More Nav Alerts are available and updated daily at WaterwayGuide.com!
More Nav Alerts are available and updated daily at WaterwayGuide.com!
September 1, 2017
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This week we feature Hurricane Harvey damage reports and lock closures on the Illinois and Upper Mississippi Rivers.

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News from Waterway Guide for August 23, 2017

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August 23, 2017
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Yachtie or Cruiser? Depends on How Much You DIY.

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Visitors & Anglers Get Hooked on

New Smyrna Beach

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Late Summer Spotlight – Spanish Mackerel

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Meet Dylan Winter, the Bloke Sailing Slowly Around Britain

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3 Tips for Making Sure Your Boat Insurance Claim Goes Smoothly

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Tales of an IT Professional Sailing

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