What is America’s Finest Harbor?

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US Harbors Best Harbor

US Harbors recently kicked off the 3rd annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest.

Crowdsourced voting continues to May 31 for any of the 1,400 harbors where US Harbors provides coastal weather and tide info.

In past years, more than 100,000 people from around the country cast their votes, with one vote allowed per participant.

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Participation is free and the contest intends to promote the strength and vitality of coastal communities. Past winning harbors were Padanaram, Mass. and Depoe Bay, Ore., notable for residents who are passionate about where they live and work. Winners will be announced on June 4, and US Harbors holds a special event and provides gifts for the winner’s community.

Click here to vote.


MRAA Board Contributes to BoatPAC

Every board member contributed to the non-partisan political action committee, which works with congressional members who recognize the importance of boating.

Educator Training Conference Agenda Announced

The ABYC Foundation’s virtual conference is scheduled for July 20-22, with speakers covering a host of topics around creating the future workforce.

RIMTA Awarded $30K Grant

The financial support will go toward its fiberglass boat recycling pilot project.

Sandy Hook Yacht Sales adds Intrepid

The dealership and brokerage firm has six locations in New Jersey and Florida.

Everglades Expands Executive Team

The Edgewater, Fla.-based manufacturer adds positions in finance, sales and marketing and operations.

Heed Caution While Refueling

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Training the Next Generation

Crest Pontoons will donate a complete boat and trailer to a local high school’s raffle to raise money for its vocational programs.

An “Above Average” Hurricane Season

BoatUS wants to help boaters get ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1.