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2014 Fools Rules Regatta Set for August 16 2014 Fools Rules Regatta Set for August 16

The Jamestown (RI) Yacht Club will host the 37th annual Fools Rules Regatta on Saturday, August 16, on the East Ferry beach. The event kicks off at 9:00 a.m., when participants will begin construction of their makeshift vessels. Entrants...

» July 24th, 2014
Daytrip to Newport, RI (It’s Easy) Daytrip to Newport, RI (It’s Easy)

Newport can be somewhat intimidating place to visit for the average boater, given the multitude of megayachts, schooners and other large vessels that call on this famous port throughout the summer. However, the Newport Maritime Center, just off Thames Street...

» July 24th, 2014
Mid-Summer Fishing Variety on Narragansett Bay Mid-Summer Fishing Variety on Narragansett Bay

Think it’s too warm to catch much in Narragansett Bay? Think again! A trip I took in 2011 with Captain Jim White and his grandson DJ proved that good fishing can still be had in the Bay, especially if...

» July 24th, 2014
New England Fishing Roundup: 7.18.14 New England Fishing Roundup: 7.18.14

Our weekly look at the local fishing scene from Maine to Connecticut. Maine: Nick at Saco Bay Tackle said there have been bass anywhere from 22” up to 44”—the average somewhere in the middle, around 27” to 29”—from Biddeford...

» July 18th, 2014
3 Charged with Illegal Crabbing in RI 3 Charged with Illegal Crabbing in RI

EastBayRI reports that 3 people were charged with taking illegal crabs from the Palmer River in Warren, Rhode Island, on Friday, July 11. Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management enforcement officers charged Wu Fuxin, Zhu Ren Mei and Yang...

» July 17th, 2014
Striper Action Heats Up off Block Island Striper Action Heats Up off Block Island

Block Island Times: It’s taken a little while, but the big stripers have moved in around the island over the past couple of weeks, offering great angling from the shore and boat. With the mountains of bait still here...

» July 17th, 2014
Daytrip Destination: Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI Daytrip Destination: Herreshoff Marine Museum, Bristol, RI

If you’re seeking classic boats and a boatload of boating history, at a place where you can actually visit by boat, set a course for the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America’s Cup Hall of Fame in Bristol, Rhode Island....

» July 16th, 2014
New England Boating TV Video Preview New England Boating TV Video Preview

New England Boating is well into its second season of producing episodes for its television series, which will begin airing this September on NESN. So far the crew has visited Quincy, MA; Westbrook, CT; Newport, RI; and Bristol; RI....

» July 15th, 2014
Work Begins on RI Coastal Park Work Begins on RI Coastal Park

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has announced that demolition and site restoration work begins at Rocky Point in Warwick, Rhode Island, this week.  This work is the first step in the creation of a new coastal state park...

» July 14th, 2014
New England Fishing Roundup: 7.11.14 New England Fishing Roundup: 7.11.14

Our weekly look at the local fishing scene, including hot bites, top lures and advice from the experts. Massachusetts—Boston & North Shore: One of my old deckhand brethren working in Gloucester noted that the cod and haddock fishing has...

» July 11th, 2014
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