Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools
The global site for cruising sailors
Sections
You are here: Home / Countries / USA / Bradenton

 Bradenton - Profile

Location

Like many areas in Florida, there are two separate towns known by the same name: Bradenton and Bradenton Beach is located between Tampa Bay and Sarasota on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida. Most yachting services are located on the protected Intracoastal Waterway (ICW). Whilst Bradenton Beach proper is located on the barrier island to the west, to the east a number of viable facilities for larger yachts can be found in neighboring Cortez, FL.

A few miles up the Manatee River is a number of significant marinas, most of which are liveaboard-friendly: a rarity in this area of Florida. The cities of Palmetto and Bradenton have notable yachting facilities close to a large downtown area.

Clearance

This is NOT a recognized Port of Entry by the US Customs and Border Protection.

See USA Formalities for full details on clearing into and out of the USA.

If you are arriving from abroad, customs clearance and immigration procedures must be conducted in the nearby port of Sarasota, Florida.

CBP Reporting Station - Sarasota
6048 Airport Circle , Sarasota, FL 34243
Tel:+1 (941) 359-5040 ,VHF Channel 16
Opening hours: 08:30 - 17:00 (Mon-Fri)

Docking

Most marinas are directly accessible from the Intracoastal Waterway on both the barrier island and the mainland. Keep to the marked channels. As with other locations on the ICW, anchoring is possible anywhere outside of the channels.

Last updated April 2017.

Anchorage
An anchorage exists to the south of the city pier. There is good holding and relatively good protection. Dinghies may tie up on a floating dock at the pier and there are no fees for tying up here.

On the mainland side, across from the Bradenton Beach city pier, there is a second anchorage. This area is reported to suffer from continual wakes, so may be an uncomfortable place to anchor overnight.

There is a city pier in Bradenton that allows access to downtown (shops, restaurants, bars, banks, etc) but does not allow overnight stays. Immediately off the pier, however, there is a suitable anchorage with good depth and protection.

Bradenton Beach Marina
402 Church Avenue , Bradenton Beach , Florida 34217
Tel:+1 (941) 778-2288 Fax:+1 (321) 778-2763
Opening hours: 0800 - 1700, 7 days a week
Full service marina and boatyard located just off the Intracoastal Waterway on Anna Maria Island at ICW marker #49. Centrally located between Tampa Bay and Sarasota Bay, minutes away from the Gulf of Mexico via Longboat Pass. Dockage for boats up to 65ft. Live-aboard dockage available. Haul-out and inside dry storage for boats up to 40ft. Boat yard and repair services with 77-ton travel lift for yachts up to 80ft.
Cortez Cove Boatyard & Marina
4522 121st Street West , PO Box 607 , Cortez, FL 34215
Tel:+1 (941) 761-4554
Yachts Solutions, LLC. Full service boatyard and marina with dock spaces available for yachts up to 70ft. 50amp power. Custom carpentry, custom fiberglass fabrication, and specialised marine coatings. All repair services. 60ton travel lift, dry storage.
Cove Sound Moorings
4208 129th Street West , Cortez, FL 34215
Tel:+1 (941) 795-4852
Storm protected deep water harbor just north of Cortez (Bradenton Beach area) at ICW marker #50. 57 slips can accommodate yachts to 50ft, widths to 30ft. Restrooms, showers, water, restaurant on site. Fuel nearby. 30amp power only, or dual 30amp with splitter. No live-aboard dockage possible.
Galati Yacht Basin, Anna Maria
900 South Bay Blvd , Anna Maria, FL 34216
Tel:+1 (941) 778-0755 Fax:+ 1 (941) 778-3084
Opening hours: 0700 - 1700 (Mon-Fri), 0900 - 1600 (Sat)
27°31'37"N 82°43'14"W. Full service marina and yacht brokerage (part of Galati Yacht Sales Group) located on the ICW, Passage Key Inlet with access to Tampa Bay and Gulf of Mexico. On-site ships store and restaurant. Fuel available.
Boat yard on site. Travel lifts capable of hauling boats up to 70 feet and 55 tons, high pressure bottom cleaning, bottom repairs and painting, expert fiberglass and gel coat repairs, custom canvas installation, marine electronics installation, an extensive Parts Department, on-call mobile dockside service and Authorized Warranty Service Center for some diesel and gas engines, generators, a/c and head systems.
Parrot Cove Marina
11510 36th Ave. West , Bradenton, Florida 34210
Tel:+1 (941) 730-7878
A small but safe deep-water marina off the ICW at marker #50. Can accommodate yachts up to 65ft long. Dockage for catamarans up to 30ft wide. New docks, waste pump-out, metered electrical connections, water, Wifi.
Regatta Pointe Marina
1005 Riverside Drive , Palmetto, FL 34221
Tel:+1 (941) 729-6021 Fax:+1 (941) 729-8428 ,VHF Channel 16, 71
Full service liveaboard-friendly marina with dockage for 350 yachts up to 120ft. 30/50amp power, water, pump-out, cable, wifi, restaurant on-site. Fuel available. Pets welcome.
Riviera Dunes Marina
102 Riviera Dunes Way , Palmetto, FL 34221
Tel:+1 (941) 730-9806 ,VHF Channel 16, 68
Opening hours: 0900-1700 (Mon-Sat)
Full service marina in quiet harbour with dockage for 219 yachts up to 110ft. All amenities, power, water, toilets, showers, pool, wifi, 24/7 security. Liveaboard friendly.
Seafood Shack Marina
4110 127th Street West , Cortez , FL 34215
Tel:+1 (941) 794-1235 Fax:+1 (941) 794 8119
Opening hours: 1100 - 2100 (Sun-Thurs), 1100-2200 (Fri-Sat)
Deep water sailing yacht friendly marina on the ICW at marker #49. Full service, 68 deep-water slips capable of handling 120ft vessels. 30amp and 50amp available. Water. Gas/diesel nearby. Free WiFi. Seafood Shack restaurant on premises. Complimentary 2-hour parking for cruisers who dine in restaurant. Ice available. This is not a live-aboard facility.
Snead Island Boat Works
5225 Snead Island Road , Palmetto, FL 34221
Tel:+1 (941) 722-4450
Marina and boatyard with dockage for 75 yachts up to 65ft. 30/50amp power, water, toilets, showers. Narrow entrance, tight maneuvering.
70-ton travel lift and all major repairs available: hull, engine, cosmetics.
Twin Dolphin Marina
1000 1st Avenue West , Bradenton, FL 34205
Tel:+1 (941) 747-8300 Fax:+1 (941) 745-2831 ,VHF Channel 16, 72
Opening hours: 0900 - 1700, 7 days a week
Full service liveaboard-friendly marina with dockage for 225 yachts up to 100ft. Transients welcome. 30/50amp power, water, pump-out, cable, wifi. Locked gates at each dock. Fuel available. Restaurant on site. Somewhat narrow approach, but well protected behind solid breakwater.

USA
Alaska
East Coast
Florida
Gulf Coast
West Coast
Profile
Location
Clearance
Docking
Yacht Clubs
Repair Facilities
Boatyards
Engine Repair
Mechanical Repair
Electrics & Electronics
Carpentry
Rigs & Sails
Canvas Work
Metalwork
Hull & GRP Repair
Refrigeration
Air Conditioning
Liferafts & Inflatables
Marine Services
Marine Supplies
Fuel
Water
LPG (gas)
Diving/Fishing
Charts & Marine Publications
General Services
Yacht Charters
Yacht Brokers
Guardinage
Yacht Surveyors
Shore Services
Communications
Banks
Laundry
Provisions
Transport & Travel
Computer/Photo/Video
Medical/Health
Accommodation
Activities
Shopping
Attractions
Restaurants & Bars
Update History
Update History
Countries
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Angola
Anguilla
Antarctica
Antigua & Barbuda
Argentina
Aruba
Ascension Island
Australia
Azores
BIOT (Chagos)
Bahamas
Bahrain
Barbados
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Bonaire
Bosnia
Bouvetoya
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Canary Islands
Cape Verdes
Cayman Islands
Channel Islands
Chile
China
Christmas Island
Cocos Keeling
Colombia
Comoros
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
East Timor (Timor Leste)
Easter Island
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Estonia
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Subantarctic Territory
Galapagos
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Hawaii
Heard, McDonald & Macquarie Islands
Honduras
Hong Kong
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Juan Fernandez Islands
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Latvia
Lebanon
Libya
Lithuania
Macau
Madagascar
Madeira
Malaysia
Maldives
Malta
Marion & Prince Edward Island
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Monaco
Montenegro
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)
Namibia
Nauru
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Zealand
New Zealand's Subantarctic Islands
Nicaragua
Niue
Norfolk Island
Northern Marianas
Norway
Oman
Palau (Belau)
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Philippines
Pitcairn Island
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Reunion Island
Romania
Russia
Saba
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
South Korea
Spain
Spanish Virgin Islands
Sri Lanka
St Barts
St Helena
St Kitts & Nevis
St Lucia
St Martin
St Pierre & Miquelon
St Vincent & the Grenadines
Statia
Subantarctic & Southern Ocean Islands
Sudan
Suriname
Sweden
Syria
Taiwan
Tanzania
Thailand
Tokelau
Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Tunisia
Turkey
Turks & Caicos
Tuvalu
US Virgin Islands
USA
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam
Wallis and Futuna
Yemen
Add/Update Your Business
If you would like your business to be listed, or the details are wrong, please update your business
Related Reports
Florida, USA: Arriving in Ft. Lauderdale from overseas

Florida, USA: Arriving in Ft. Lauderdale from overseas (27 Aug 2017)

The Intracoastal Waterway and the Great Loop

The Intracoastal Waterway and the Great Loop (26 Aug 2017)

Report Icon

Cuba: Clarification of the Rules for US Yachts Visiting Cuba (17 Jun 2017)

Report Icon

The Pacific Crossing Guide - 3rd Edition (17 Oct 2016)

Report Icon

Pacific - List of Radio Nets (17 Apr 2016)

USA: Science and Solitude on the Chesapeake's Crowded Waters

USA: Science and Solitude on the Chesapeake's Crowded Waters (23 Mar 2016)

Weather & Routing for a 2016 Pacific Ocean Passage - East to West – March to June 2016

Weather & Routing for a 2016 Pacific Ocean Passage - East to West – March to June 2016 (14 Mar 2016)

USA: New Requirement for ALL Foreign-Flagged Boats

USA: New Requirement for ALL Foreign-Flagged Boats (13 Jan 2016)

USA: Alaska Harbours

USA: Alaska Harbours (12 Nov 2015)

Clearing into the USA West Coast with Animals on board

Clearing into the USA West Coast with Animals on board (08 Jul 2015)

Report Icon

USA to the Caribbean: In support of the Windward Passage South (30 Dec 2014)

Hurricane Season on the USA East Coast

Hurricane Season on the USA East Coast (21 Oct 2014)

USA: Immigration Problems of which to be Aware

USA: Immigration Problems of which to be Aware (03 Sep 2014)

New Publications for Cold Water Cruising

New Publications for Cold Water Cruising (18 Jun 2014)

Report Icon

Entry into the United States on a British registered vessel (15 Jun 2014)

Accurate Information for Yachtsmen Entering the USA

Accurate Information for Yachtsmen Entering the USA (09 Mar 2014)

Report Icon

Gulf Stream Weather (13 Dec 2013)

New York Harbour: New NOAA Chart Provides Post-Sandy Updates

New York Harbour: New NOAA Chart Provides Post-Sandy Updates (06 Dec 2013)

Report Icon

USA: Change to MARPOL Garbage Regulations (29 Nov 2013)

USA & Canadian Citizens: Is DAN Insurance an option?

USA & Canadian Citizens: Is DAN Insurance an option? (04 Nov 2013)

Sevenstar Sailings this Autumn from the Med to the Caribbean

Sevenstar Sailings this Autumn from the Med to the Caribbean (15 Jul 2013)

Report Icon

Sevenstar Yacht Transport strengthens their commitment in the West Coast, North American market. (04 Apr 2013)

Report Icon

Florida Keys, Sarasota: New Mooring Field (24 Jan 2013)

Report Icon

Buenos Aires to San Francisco (28 Aug 2012)

Report Icon

Heading USA to Mexico? Important Information (16 Jul 2012)

Report Icon

Crossing Canada and Voyaging Down the St. Lawrence to Nova Scotia (10 Jul 2012)

Report Icon

USA, Atlantic & Pacifc Coasts: Rescue 21 System now in place (12 Apr 2012)

Report Icon

St. Johns River - Jacksonville: Recommendation for DIY Boatyard (16 Feb 2012)

Report Icon

Routes and Waypoints - Book Review (16 Dec 2011)

Report Icon

Proof of Competency for European Countries (04 Nov 2011)

Report Icon

N Carolina, Ocracoke - Inlet Shoaling - Update (25 Oct 2011)

Report Icon

New Free Caribbean Cruising Guide - A Thinking Mans Guide to Voyages South (23 Jul 2011)

Report Icon

Green Cove Springs - One of the Last "DIY" Marinas in Florida (14 Jun 2011)

Report Icon

South Pacific Ocean Passage Planning (25 May 2011)

Report Icon

Security Warnings for Norfolk, VA, USA (21 Mar 2011)

Report Icon

Welcome to America! (27 Dec 2010)

Report Icon

St Thomas to Florida (09 Sep 2010)

Report Icon

California: Visiting yachts to have dye placed in holding tank (09 Sep 2010)

Report Icon

The Local Boater Option (LBO) for Florida Boaters if Cruising between the US, Bahamas or the Caribbean (02 May 2010)

Report Icon

Warning on Chandlery Scam in Florida (18 Apr 2010)

Report Icon

Baltimore, MD - Marinalife Partners with Beacon Wi-Fi (16 Apr 2010)

Report Icon

Washington DC - Proposed Mooring Field (15 Apr 2010)

Report Icon

Buying a second hand yacht in the USA to export (06 Apr 2010)

Report Icon

LORAN-C Termination Information (15 Mar 2010)

Report Icon

US SAILING creates International Proficiency Certificate for Bareboat Chartering (01 Mar 2010)

Report Icon

Cruising from Ft. Lauderdale to Curacao (14 Feb 2010)

Report Icon

Washington, San Juan Island: Proposed No Go Zone to Protect Orca Feeding Areas (21 Jan 2010)

Report Icon

Visiting Yacht Owners Balk at Maine's Use Taxes (15 Jan 2010)

Report Icon

Selling a Foreign-Flagged Boat in Canada or the USA (02 Jan 2010)

Report Icon

USA: Seattle to San Francisco (30 Dec 2009)

Report Icon

Minneford Marina, New York City - Discounts for Noonsite Readers (01 Dec 2009)

Report Icon

New Law Requires Training for Florida Boaters (22 Oct 2009)

Report Icon

More Thoughts on Vancouver to San Francisco (03 Sep 2009)

Report Icon

Isla Mujeres to Florida Keys and onto Bahamas (21 May 2009)

Report Icon

Attention All Foreign Flagged Cruising Craft Visiting the USA (09 May 2009)

Report Icon

Vancouver to San Francisco in September - Further Comment (02 Mar 2009)

Report Icon

Seattle to New Zealand - More comments added (23 Feb 2009)

Report Icon

FWC gears up for Operation Liveaboard in Florida (20 Feb 2009)

Report Icon

USA, San Diego to Easter Island, Juan Fernandez and Valparaiso (03 Oct 2008)

Report Icon

Erie Canal Charges Reinstated for 2008 (01 Aug 2008)

Report Icon

VAT - Importing US vessel into EU - CE-Mark (27 Jul 2008)

Report Icon

USA, New York Delaware to Trinidad (25 Jul 2008)

Report Icon

San Diego to Brisbane - South or North? (11 Jul 2008)

Report Icon

Eastward Route in North Pacific (10 Jul 2008)

Report Icon

From the Chesapeake to Lake Ontario, via the Hudson River (26 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

Azores to Jacksonville, Florida (24 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

USA, Los Angeles to Hawaii (24 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

Questions about US and Thai Formalities (05 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

Marshall Islands to USA (22 May 2008)

Report Icon

Azores to Bermuda to USA, Rhode Island (22 May 2008)

Report Icon

USA, Florida to Cape Town, South Africa (22 May 2008)

Report Icon

USA, Florida to Margarita, Venezuela (18 May 2008)

Report Icon

USA, South Florida to Costa Rica (15 May 2008)

Report Icon

Los Angeles to Hawaii (15 May 2008)

Report Icon

B.C. Victoria to Pt. Montt, Chile (15 May 2008)

Report Icon

Caribbean, St. Lucia to Maine, USA (14 May 2008)

Report Icon

USA to Panama in April (14 May 2008)

Report Icon

Chile, Valdivia to San Diego, CA. (14 May 2008)

Report Icon

New Discharge Permits To Affect Yachts (27 Mar 2008)

Report Icon

Washington & Alaska State Pilotage Requirements (26 Mar 2008)

Report Icon

US Coastguard To Install Summer Arctic Base (01 Nov 2007)

Report Icon

Where is safe in the Caribbean in Hurricane season? (19 Mar 2007)

Report Icon

US Charts Now Available Online (16 Jan 2007)

Report Icon

Pets And Air Travel In The Caribbean (05 Aug 2006)

Report Icon

Philippines to North America (29 Mar 2006)

Report Icon

Useful Coastguard Fax Numbers (08 Mar 2006)

Report Icon

Delivery from NY to the Great Lakes (11 Oct 2005)

Related News
Tropical Storm Nate: Hurricane conditions could start Saturday in Louisiana, Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Nate: Hurricane conditions could start Saturday in Louisiana, Gulf Coast  (06 Oct 2017)

World Cruising Club: Annapolis Boat Show eNews

World Cruising Club: Annapolis Boat Show eNews  (03 Oct 2017)

USA, LA: Learn from the Experts at World Cruising Club's Ocean Cruising Seminar

USA, LA: Learn from the Experts at World Cruising Club's Ocean Cruising Seminar  (18 Sep 2017)

Catastrophic Hurricane Irma: The most powerful storm to hit the Atlantic in a decade

Catastrophic Hurricane Irma: The most powerful storm to hit the Atlantic in a decade  (08 Sep 2017)

Report Icon

Texas, USA: Hurricane Harvey Severly Damages Coastal Areas - Widespread Flooding Continues  (01 Sep 2017)

North Atlantic Mayday: Dismasted 230nm southwest of Iceland

North Atlantic Mayday: Dismasted 230nm southwest of Iceland  (01 Aug 2017)

Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at boat show forums

Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at boat show forums   (31 Jul 2017)

USA Sailors: a warning about renewing USCG documentation early via Pay.Gov

USA Sailors: a warning about renewing USCG documentation early via Pay.Gov  (28 Jul 2017)

USA, Virginia: Cruising Great Loses Second Boat

USA, Virginia: Cruising Great Loses Second Boat  (30 Jun 2017)

Cuba: President Trump changes Cuba policies again

Cuba: President Trump changes Cuba policies again  (25 Jun 2017)

USA: EPA enforcing compliance on yachts imported into the USA

USA: EPA enforcing compliance on yachts imported into the USA  (22 Jun 2017)

Portrait of a Cruiser – Patrick and Rebecca Childress

Portrait of a Cruiser – Patrick and Rebecca Childress  (14 Jun 2017)

North Atlantic: Atlantic ice stretches further south this Spring

North Atlantic: Atlantic ice stretches further south this Spring  (15 May 2017)

Active Captain acquired by Garmin

Active Captain acquired by Garmin  (12 May 2017)

Tortola, BVI: ARC Europe and ARC USA is underway

Tortola, BVI: ARC Europe and ARC USA is underway  (11 May 2017)

BVI Rally Season: ARC Europe and ARC USA offices open in just 2 weeks

BVI Rally Season: ARC Europe and ARC USA offices open in just 2 weeks  (16 Apr 2017)

NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan

NOAA invites public comment on draft National Charting Plan  (25 Mar 2017)

Yacht Transport by Peters & May: Caribbean to Mediterranean, USA East Coast & Northern Europe

Yacht Transport by Peters & May: Caribbean to Mediterranean, USA East Coast & Northern Europe  (13 Mar 2017)

USA: FCC Mandate changing Cruiser Communications

USA: FCC Mandate changing Cruiser Communications  (01 Feb 2017)

ARC Pacific - new rally route from Los Angeles to Hiva Oa, via Mexico , announced for Spring 2018

ARC Pacific - new rally route from Los Angeles to Hiva Oa, via Mexico , announced for Spring 2018  (19 Jan 2017)

Report Icon

Chesapeake Bay to St. Maarten: Atlantic 57 Catamaran capsizes  (05 Dec 2016)

BVI's, Tortola: The 27th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay

BVI's, Tortola: The 27th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay  (20 Nov 2016)

USA:  Hurricane Matthew Waterway and Marina Damage Reports

USA: Hurricane Matthew Waterway and Marina Damage Reports  (13 Oct 2016)

Hurricane Matthew's Aftermath

Hurricane Matthew's Aftermath  (09 Oct 2016)

Powerful hurricane Matthew lashes the Caribbean leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti

Powerful hurricane Matthew lashes the Caribbean leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti  (05 Oct 2016)

Report Icon

USA West Coast, Gulf of California: San Carlos/Guaymas Boats Suffer Most from TS Newton  (11 Sep 2016)

Hurricanes nearing  Hawaii & Florida

Hurricanes nearing Hawaii & Florida  (31 Aug 2016)

UK, USA & Germany: Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at Boat Show Forums

UK, USA & Germany: Ocean cruising experts share their sailing knowledge at Boat Show Forums   (28 Jun 2016)

Cuba: U.S. Approves Boat Insurance for Cuba Travel

Cuba: U.S. Approves Boat Insurance for Cuba Travel  (23 Jun 2016)

USA, Florida, Sarasota: Liveboard family missing

USA, Florida, Sarasota: Liveboard family missing  (21 Jun 2016)

Donna Lange completes second solo sail around the world at the end of this month

Donna Lange completes second solo sail around the world at the end of this month  (19 May 2016)

BVIs, Nanny Cay: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail

BVIs, Nanny Cay: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail  (08 May 2016)

USA: Coast Guard removes Conditions of Entry on vessels arriving from Cuba

USA: Coast Guard removes Conditions of Entry on vessels arriving from Cuba  (27 Mar 2016)

UK Coastguard warning after two American yachtsmen spark multiple rescues

UK Coastguard warning after two American yachtsmen spark multiple rescues  (22 Jan 2016)

USA: New Requirement for ALL Foreign-Flagged Boats

USA: New Requirement for ALL Foreign-Flagged Boats  (13 Jan 2016)

Guyana, Georgetown: Can you help get sailing research vessel back to the USA?

Guyana, Georgetown: Can you help get sailing research vessel back to the USA?  (30 Nov 2015)

USA to the BVIs: The 26th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Tortola.

USA to the BVIs: The 26th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Tortola.  (25 Nov 2015)

26th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore

26th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore  (11 Nov 2015)

Alaska to San Diego: French Single-Hander with cat rescued

Alaska to San Diego: French Single-Hander with cat rescued  (21 Oct 2015)

Bahamas: Hurricane Joaquin Blasting the Central Bahamas

Bahamas: Hurricane Joaquin Blasting the Central Bahamas  (30 Sep 2015)

Tsunami Slams Chile After Deadly Magnitude-8.3 Earthquake; Pacific Tsunami Advisories

Tsunami Slams Chile After Deadly Magnitude-8.3 Earthquake; Pacific Tsunami Advisories  (16 Sep 2015)

USA, Assateague Island: Warnings Issued About Submerged Dredge Pipe In Bay; Six Vessels Damaged So Far

USA, Assateague Island: Warnings Issued About Submerged Dredge Pipe In Bay; Six Vessels Damaged So Far  (11 Sep 2015)

USA: Ocean Sailing Forum in Annapolis, MD

USA: Ocean Sailing Forum in Annapolis, MD  (09 Sep 2015)

Report Icon

Mexico is cracking down on U.S. boaters who venture into its waters  (25 Jul 2015)

USA California & Hawaii: The Ocean CleanUp Launches the Largest Research Expedition in History

USA California & Hawaii: The Ocean CleanUp Launches the Largest Research Expedition in History  (21 Apr 2015)

2015 Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecast

2015 Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecast  (12 Apr 2015)

Venezuela:  Deterioration in United States - Venezuela  Relations Impact Cruisers

Venezuela: Deterioration in United States - Venezuela Relations Impact Cruisers  (12 Mar 2015)

Report Icon

Florida to Bahamas: Family Rescued after catamaran breaks in half  (28 Jan 2015)

USA: Northeast Braces for Possibly ‘Historic’ Winter Storm, Coast Guard Urging Mariners to Take Precautions

USA: Northeast Braces for Possibly ‘Historic’ Winter Storm, Coast Guard Urging Mariners to Take Precautions  (26 Jan 2015)

USA: Print-on-demand Imray Caribbean charts now available

USA: Print-on-demand Imray Caribbean charts now available  (22 Jan 2015)

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps up at Nanny Cay Marina in the BVI

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps up at Nanny Cay Marina in the BVI  (28 Nov 2014)

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore

25th ARC Caribbean 1500 & ARC Bahamas Heads Offshore  (05 Nov 2014)

Hawaii, Hurricane Julio: Stranded sailors describe Perfect Storm rescue

Hawaii, Hurricane Julio: Stranded sailors describe Perfect Storm rescue  (13 Aug 2014)

Report Icon

USA, Florida, Ft. Lauderdale: Plans to dredge the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW)   (23 Jul 2014)

USA: Tropical Storm Arthur threatens July 4th plans along East Coast

USA: Tropical Storm Arthur threatens July 4th plans along East Coast  (02 Jul 2014)

USA: Inaugural ARC DelMarVa Rally Wraps up Back in Annapolis

USA: Inaugural ARC DelMarVa Rally Wraps up Back in Annapolis  (15 Jun 2014)

First book on High Latitude Sailing released

First book on High Latitude Sailing released  (21 May 2014)

Ocean adventures: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail

Ocean adventures: ARC Europe and ARC USA set sail  (02 May 2014)

USA East Coast Florida: Anti-anchoring amendments defeated

USA East Coast Florida: Anti-anchoring amendments defeated  (24 Apr 2014)

Pacific Ocean: Circumnavigating family abandon ship as 1 year old falls seriously ill - new statement from family

Pacific Ocean: Circumnavigating family abandon ship as 1 year old falls seriously ill - new statement from family  (05 Apr 2014)

Steve Black - 1943 to 2014

Steve Black - 1943 to 2014  (18 Mar 2014)

Atlantic: Swedish Sailors Rescued

Atlantic: Swedish Sailors Rescued  (12 Mar 2014)

Eastern Caribbean and now the Pacific: The Coconut Telegraph SSB Net extends its reach

Eastern Caribbean and now the Pacific: The Coconut Telegraph SSB Net extends its reach  (28 Feb 2014)

 Ocean Sailing Seminar: A Social and Practical Weekend in Annapolis with World Cruising Club

Ocean Sailing Seminar: A Social and Practical Weekend in Annapolis with World Cruising Club  (11 Feb 2014)

Report Icon

New York to USVIs: Disabled catamaran abandoned by crew  (16 Jan 2014)

USA: NOAA Announces End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts

USA: NOAA Announces End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts  (05 Jan 2014)

ARC DelMarVa: A new rally for East Coast USA

ARC DelMarVa: A new rally for East Coast USA  (18 Dec 2013)

Practical preparation for an offshore passage from the experts  at World Cruising Club  UK and USA

Practical preparation for an offshore passage from the experts at World Cruising Club UK and USA  (16 Dec 2013)

BVIs: A Challenging 24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay

BVIs: A Challenging 24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Wraps Up in Nanny Cay  (03 Dec 2013)

12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards  (29 Nov 2013)

24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Heads Offshore

24th ARC Caribbean 1500 Heads Offshore  (04 Nov 2013)

USA, Port Everglades: Removal of smokestack landmarks

USA, Port Everglades: Removal of smokestack landmarks  (23 Jul 2013)

USA: Yacht abandoned near Bermuda washes up on Martha's Vineyard 54 days later

USA: Yacht abandoned near Bermuda washes up on Martha's Vineyard 54 days later  (21 Jul 2013)

Emergency Product Recall: Lite Cylinder Company Propane Tanks

Emergency Product Recall: Lite Cylinder Company Propane Tanks  (13 Jun 2013)

Weather-watcher Satellite Fails Just Before Hurricane Season

Weather-watcher Satellite Fails Just Before Hurricane Season  (24 May 2013)

NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season

NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season  (23 May 2013)

USA: NOAA offers free nautical chart mobile app

USA: NOAA offers free nautical chart mobile app  (23 May 2013)

Great New Service for noonsite users: Get notified of cruising news, reports and country updates as they are posted

Great New Service for noonsite users: Get notified of cruising news, reports and country updates as they are posted  (23 May 2013)

June 8th is World Oceans Day: Create or Join an event near you

June 8th is World Oceans Day: Create or Join an event near you  (17 May 2013)

Cargo Ship Rescues Australian Sailor in the Pacific Ocean

Cargo Ship Rescues Australian Sailor in the Pacific Ocean  (16 May 2013)

ARC Europe & Atlantic Cup Get Underway from Nanny Cay, Tortola

ARC Europe & Atlantic Cup Get Underway from Nanny Cay, Tortola  (08 May 2013)

USA, New Jersey & New York: Superstorm Sandy debris clean-up update

USA, New Jersey & New York: Superstorm Sandy debris clean-up update  (04 May 2013)

Report Icon

USA: BoatUS joins Waterway Guide in Superstorm Sandy update effort  (16 Mar 2013)

Report Icon

Hawaii, Oahu, Honolulu: Magic Island Petroleum Closing Business  (04 Mar 2013)

Report Icon

USA and Canada Divvy Up Electronic Chart Duties for Border Waters  (22 Feb 2013)

Report Icon

USA, San Juan Islands: New Free Cruising Guide by Salish Sea Pilot  (21 Feb 2013)

Report Icon

Lessons learned in the wake of Hurricane Sandy: Boat US Webinars this March  (14 Feb 2013)

Report Icon

Cruising Club of America Annual Awards Announced  (13 Feb 2013)

Report Icon

Mid-Atlantic: Sailors Rescued 900 Miles Offshore  (31 Jan 2013)

Report Icon

USA: NOAA and U.S. Power Squadrons Renew Cooperative Charting Program  (25 Jan 2013)

Report Icon

World Cruising Club Announces New Home Port for USA Events  (25 Jan 2013)

Report Icon

The 2012 Caribbean 1500 Finishes on a High Note  (18 Dec 2012)

Report Icon

USA: The count begins - 65,000 boats damaged by Hurricane ‘Sandy’  (22 Nov 2012)

Report Icon

Hurricane Sandy Claims Tall Ship HMS Bounty  (31 Oct 2012)

Report Icon

Hurricane Sandy's death toll across the Caribbean rises to 65  (28 Oct 2012)

Report Icon

2012 Caribbean 1500 Preview  (24 Oct 2012)

Report Icon

Gulf of Mexico: Tropical Storm Isaac poses serious threat  (26 Aug 2012)

Report Icon

USA: Weather Underground Launches New Sailing & Boating Weather Service  (23 Aug 2012)

Report Icon

Hawaii: Global Positioning System (GPS) Testing  (16 Aug 2012)

Report Icon

SSCA Clean Wake Project: Monitoring Radiation in the Pacific  (20 Jun 2012)

Report Icon

USA, Oregon: Huge Dock from Japan's Tsunmai Washed Ashore  (15 Jun 2012)

Report Icon

Caution when Entering the USA from Cuba - with Updates  (22 May 2012)

Report Icon

USA, Southern New England: Coastguard Implements New Warning Device  (10 May 2012)

Report Icon

USA, East Coast: Opsail 2012 – Possible Delays for Boaters  (04 May 2012)

Report Icon

USA, Rhode Island: Newport's New Maritime Centre  (12 Apr 2012)

Report Icon

Caribbean Free Cruising Guides - New Editions  (04 Apr 2012)

Report Icon

Some Good News Regarding the International Certificate of Competence  (07 Mar 2012)

Report Icon

NARC Rally Participants Abandon Ship in Rough Seas  (10 Nov 2011)

Report Icon

USA, Hampton: Start of the Caribbean 1500 Postponed due to Tropical Storm Sean  (09 Nov 2011)

Report Icon

Hazard warning for yachts in the Pacific - debris from Japan's tsunami   (19 Oct 2011)

Report Icon

More Hurricane Activity in the Atlantic  (09 Sep 2011)

Report Icon

Hurricane Irene Hits the US East Coast  (27 Aug 2011)

Report Icon

Hurricane Irene - The First Hurricane of the Season due to hit the US this Weekend  (23 Aug 2011)

Report Icon

Tropical Storm Emily Tracking Towards Eastern Seaboard  (03 Aug 2011)

Report Icon

USA: Anchoring Restrictions Proposed from Maryland to Florida  (28 Jun 2011)

Report Icon

USA: Rogue Wave Swamps Cruising Yacht off East Coast  (19 May 2011)

Report Icon

ARC Europe transatlantic cruising rally starts  (09 May 2011)

Report Icon

Somali charged in hijacking that killed 4 Americans  (15 Apr 2011)

Report Icon

Massive floating rubbish islands from Japan tsunami spotted on Pacific  (08 Apr 2011)

Report Icon

Warning About GPS Unreliability in US Waters  (23 Jan 2011)

Report Icon

Update Regarding the Issuing of US Recreational Vessel Documents  (19 Dec 2010)

Report Icon

Sailor drowned, two lost for 12 days, no EPIRB   (02 Dec 2010)

Report Icon

World Cruising Club Announces New U.S. Departure Port for ARC Europe Rally  (14 Oct 2010)

Report Icon

Alex - First Named Storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season  (29 Jun 2010)

Report Icon

New Online Gulf Oil Spill Resource  (14 May 2010)

Report Icon

USA: North Carolina Coast - Update to No Discharge Regulation  (08 May 2010)

Report Icon

Transatlantic Rally sets sail from Nanny Cay, Tortola, BVIs  (08 May 2010)

Report Icon

BP hires locals boats to assist in Gulf clean up  (04 May 2010)

Report Icon

New Anchoring Restrictions for Florida  (08 Mar 2010)

Report Icon

OceansWatch Aid to Haiti  (24 Jan 2010)

Report Icon

New Florida Boating Education Law Started January 1st  (07 Jan 2010)

Report Icon

Record Load Bound for Freeport and St. Thomas  (30 Oct 2009)

Report Icon

Yacht dismasted by one ship, saved by another  (29 Oct 2009)

Report Icon

Anchoring in Florida, USA  (07 Oct 2009)

Report Icon

Super Ship Yacht Express Visits Northeast US for First Time  (21 Jul 2009)

Report Icon

American Visa Application  (15 Jan 2009)

Report Icon

FBI Maritime Liaison Agents assisting US Sailors Internationally  (18 Dec 2008)

Report Icon

Marina Seca Resumes Trucking Boats to the US  (05 Dec 2008)

Report Icon

New Weather Website Launched by NOAA  (06 Nov 2008)

Report Icon

USA Customs & Border Control – Issue of Cruising Permit Decals  (30 Oct 2008)

Report Icon

Solo Sailor Rescued by AMVER  (16 Oct 2008)

Report Icon

Yacht Express Makes Debut Down Under  (18 Jul 2008)

Report Icon

FLORIDA – Skipper arrested for Anchoring for more than 10 days  (26 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

Switlik Liferafts - Safety Alert and Recall  (19 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

US Visa Waiver Program NOT for cruisers  (14 Jun 2008)

Report Icon

US Coast Guard Announces Decision to Continue HF Weather Broadcasts  (29 Feb 2008)

Report Icon

DYT Announces New Routes and Voyages  (12 Dec 2007)

Report Icon

US Regulations For Yachts Vary From State To State  (23 May 2007)

Report Icon

Fate Of North American LORAN-C Radionavigation System To be Decided  (16 Jan 2007)

Report Icon

New US Immigration Requirements  (02 Aug 2006)

Report Icon

US President Declares Largest Marine Sanctuary On Earth  (26 Jun 2006)

Report Icon

New powers to seize vessels in US territorial waters  (29 Apr 2004)

Report Icon

French Yacht Completes First Polar Circumnavigation  (01 Oct 2003)