Guests are invited 1-5 p.m. Aug. 15 to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., to meet Chesapeake watermen celebrating their heritage at the first Watermen's Appreciation Day.
The scores of tropical waves that form every year get little attention in South Florida unless they develop into something more potent. Complicating matters this storm season is the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which is also a tropical storm hot spot.
Some 3,200 wooden boat owners, restorers and enthusiasts attended the 38th annual Lake Tahoe Concours d'Elegance, held June 18-20 at the Sierra Boat Company in Carnelian Bay on Lake Tahoe's north shore.
Students in the International Yacht Restoration School's composites technology program, a new nine-month program that begins in September, will learn their craft while building a fleet of Moth sailboats.
NOAA released the final management plan for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, which will guide the sanctuary's resource protection and conservation efforts during the next five years.
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