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By Wayne Brown The U.S. Coast Guard and officials have honored Kathleen “Kate” Moore, the keeper of Black Rock Harbor Lighthouse on Fayerweather Island at the mouth of Block Rock Harbor in Bridgeport, CT. Moore, who kept the light for 61 years, is credited with saving 21 lives. Moore’s father Stephen Moore, an injured captain,…
Shennecossett Yacht Club in Groton, CT is sponsoring a unique regatta this summer on August 2. The inaugural SYC Lighthouse Regatta is an Eastern Connecticut Sailing Association sanctioned circuit race. Weather permitting, the plan is to have six racing classes sent on a 14-mile course up and down Fishers Island Sound. The course will encompass three lighthouses – New London Ledge (pictured), North Dumpling, and Latimer’s Reef – with views of six more lighthouses, making for an exciting navigator’s race.
Sound Sailing Center in Norwalk, CT is celebrating their 20th anniversary in business with a Fathers Day Benefit event on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15.
Summer Sailstice, the worldwide celebration of sailing that seeks to unite the global sailing community to do something fun and beneficial for the oceans, and Sailors for the Sea, a Newport, RI-based nonprofit organization that educates and engages the boating community in the worldwide protection of the oceans, are challenging sailors to collectively sail a symbolic circumnavigation of the globe during the 14th annual Summer Sailstice on June 21, 2014.
My Boat™ allows users to track a boat’s inventory of onboard equipment, spare parts, filters and fluids with the location of each item, maintain a service history with reminders for upcoming maintenance, and keep an eye on running costs
The J. Russell Jinishian Gallery in Fairfield, CT is hosting Marine Masterworks: A World Premier Exhibition featuring 15 new oil paintings by Don Demers, one of the country’s leading marine artists from June 21 through July 3, 2014
A one-day Safety at Sea Seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) Auditorium
Boats from 23 to 72 feet will compete in the waters off in Key West, FL during the 28th edition of Key West Race Week, scheduled for January 18-23, 2015
The 1841 whaling ship Charles W. Morgan has embarked on her 38th Voyage to historic ports in New England. The journey began May 17, 2014 with the Morgan being towed down the Mystic River en route to New London, CT. This was the first time the ship has been below the Mystic River Bascule Bridge since she arrived at Mystic Seaport in 1941.
Falsehoods Float: Setting the Record Straight On Marine Salvage