Two Herons Marina

From boating to swimming, fishing and more, Two Herons Marina on the shores of Lake Monroe, provides visitors a complete experience. Outside the city of Bloomington, Indiana in Hoosier National Forest, Two Herons Marina is a peaceful location to escape and enjoy all that nature has to offer! The marina can accommodate vessels 30ft long Read More

Virginia, Great Bridge, Lock Closures

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be performing valve replacement and diving operations at the Great Bridge Lock on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal located in Chesapeake, Virginia, starting on February 9, 2021 and concluding approximately April 2, 2021. 1) From February 9, 2021 to February 11, 2021, installation of a Read More

Florida, Canaveral Lock Closure

Notice to Navigation CANAVERAL LOCK 4-HOUR LOCK CLOSURES FOR ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE 19 JAN 2021 to 22 JAN 2021 REFERENCE: a. 33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters 1. Notice to Navigation Notice is given that Canaveral Lock will have a series of 4-hour closures to support electrical maintenance Tuesday through Friday, 19 January through 22 January 2021, 8-12 a.m. and Read More

Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Levels Update

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Data Ending  2400 hours 14 JAN 2021     Today’s Lake Okeechobee Stage = 15.67 (Feet-NGVD29) Today’s Route 1 Navigational Depth ≈ 9.61 Feet Today’s Route 2 Navigational Depth ≈ 7.81 Feet Bridge Clearance = 49.24 Feet Feet Report Generated 15JAN2021 @ 18:16** Preliminary Data-Subject to Revision** Due to Read More

Virginia, Norfolk, Bridge Repair Schedule

Mariners are advised that bridge repairs will be performed on the Norfolk Southern #7 Railroad Bridge across the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, mile 5.8, at Chesapeake, VA. To conduct these repairs, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position during the following periods: Wednesday, January 13, 2021: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Read More

Summary of South Carolina to Florida Bridge Status

There will be many bridge closures and restrictions due to construction, weather events, holidays and special events along the Intracoastal Waterway. The list is long and too extensive for us to post here, but you can view them all from the Local Notice To Mariners, Seventh Coast Guard District. Be sure and check the list for Read More

Popular Boating Accessories for 2021

Looking for the coolest new boating accessories for 2021? Us too! We’re always on the lookout for what’s new, what’s cool and what’s just plain fun. We’ve put together a list of our favorite boat gadgets and other cool boat stuff guaranteed to make your dockmates green with envy. While some are practical, others are Read More

Eco-Friendly Water Sports

THE BOATING LIFESTYLE often extends beyond cruising and fishing. Kayaking, surfing, paddleboarding, snorkeling and diving are just a few of the activities frequented by boaters. As we diversify our enjoyment of the oceans and waterways, we can continue to be good caretakers of the planet. An eco-considerate/eco-friendly boating mindset is easy to apply if we keep an eye Read More