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Rhode Islanders on Volvo Ocean Race Crew Rhode Islanders on Volvo Ocean Race Crew

Two Rhode Islanders are among an international crew making up Team Alvimedica in the Volvo Ocean Race. Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright, of Bristol, Rhode Island, recently confirmed seven of the eight final crew members for the race. Nick...

» July 9th, 2014
Electric Boat Company to Expand in RI Electric Boat Company to Expand in RI

NHRegister.com: Connecticut-based submarine maker Electric Boat plans to double its workforce in Rhode Island to build a new class of submarines under a $95 billion Navy program, welcome news in the state with the nation’s highest unemployment rate. The...

» July 9th, 2014
States Aim to Improve Fishing Data Collection States Aim to Improve Fishing Data Collection

SouthCoastToday.com: Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Maine are among the East Coast states soon to receive grants for fisheries data collection improvements. Data on commercial fishing is almost always described as inadequate for making sound decisions about quota and regulations....

» July 8th, 2014
Dockside Dining: DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, RI Dockside Dining: DeWolf Tavern, Bristol, RI

If you’re looking for a casual dining atmosphere with a fine dining menu, look no further than DeWolf Tavern in beautiful Bristol, R.I. While filming the Bristol episode of New England Boating TV, I had the pleasure of dining...

» July 7th, 2014
5 Great Narragansett Bay Daytrips 5 Great Narragansett Bay Daytrips

Boaters on Narragansett Bay have it pretty good. The bay’s islands, rivers and coves provide paddlers and powerboaters with protection from the wind, while the consistent summer breezes are beloved by sailors in vessels ranging from Sunfish to ocean-going...

» July 3rd, 2014
Herreshoff Museum Presents July 4 Celebration Herreshoff Museum Presents July 4 Celebration

The Herreshoff Marine Museum will be at the center of Bristol, Rhode Island’s 3rd and 4th of July celebrations this year. The will kick-off the festivities on July 3rd with live music on the waterfront by the Honkytonk Knights....

» June 30th, 2014
New England Fishing Roundup 06.27.14 New England Fishing Roundup 06.27.14

Our weekly look at the local fishing scene, including hot bites, top lures and advice from the experts. Massachusetts: Boston & North Shore Pete Santini at Fishing Fanatics was pleased to note that flounder fishing is still in full...

» June 27th, 2014
Work Continues on Massive New RI Pier Work Continues on Massive New RI Pier

Construction is progressing on a massive, new $2 million pier at Fort Adams in Newport, Rhode Island, according to an article on NewportThisWeek.com. Once complete, the 240’ dock, which is being paid for by the state, will serve as...

» June 27th, 2014
Climate Change Takes Toll on RI Beach Climate Change Takes Toll on RI Beach

EcoRI.org: As summer gets underway in popular Matunuck Beach area, much of the shoreline is still recovering from Superstorm Sandy’s 2012 visit, and ongoing erosion. Since 1951, the beach has migrated some 300 feet inland, and erosion...

» June 27th, 2014
Report from the Field: Bristol, RI Report from the Field: Bristol, RI

On Monday, the New England Boating TV crew wrapped up its busy 2-day shoot in the boater-friendly town of Bristol, Rhode Island. Co-host Parker Kelley, videographer/director Gene Allen and intern Nick Vaillancourt (running second camera) kicked things off on...

» June 25th, 2014
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