Nantucket Sound

Comments Sought on Nantucket Sound Safety Study Comments Sought on Nantucket Sound Safety Study

The Coast Guard is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) to determine whether it should revise existing regulations to improve navigation safety in Nantucket Sound due to factors such as increased vessel traffic, changing vessel traffic patterns, weather...

» March 31st, 2016
Company Wins Bid to Build Artificial Reef off Cape Cod Company Wins Bid to Build Artificial Reef off Cape Cod

A Cape Cod company has won the bid to build an artificial reef in Nantucket Sound, according to the Cape Cod Times. Robert B. Our Co. bid of $105,450 was less than half of its nearest competitor, Coastline Consulting...

» January 27th, 2016
Cape Group Seeks to Protect Popponesset Spit Cape Group Seeks to Protect Popponesset Spit

Cape Cod Times: The beach club and road may be gone, but the 1-mile strip of sand that separates Popponesset Bay from Nantucket Sound still has an important role to play in limiting the ravages of ocean storms....

» December 31st, 2014
Nantucket Sound Home to an Aquaculture First Nantucket Sound Home to an Aquaculture First

FIS.com: The first shellfish aquaculture project permitted in federal waters off the US east coast is expected to begin operating next spring. Scientists and fishermen are partnering on this project to grow blue mussels within a 30-acre area in...

» October 23rd, 2014
Debris to Become Artificial Reef off Cape Cod Debris to Become Artificial Reef off Cape Cod

CapeCodOnline: One person’s trash is truly another’s treasure. Even a massive concrete slab from an old high school can find a new purpose as a home for fish in Nantucket Sound. Harwich now has the permits it needs to...

» October 2nd, 2014
4 Rescued from Sinking Boat in Nantucket Harbor 4 Rescued from Sinking Boat in Nantucket Harbor

A Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew rescued 4 sailors from the water after their 40′ sailing vessel sank in Nantucket Harbor, Massachusetts, on Friday, August 8. The sailors notified the Nantucket harbormaster via VHF radio that they had...

» August 9th, 2014
SUV Driven into Nantucket Sound SUV Driven into Nantucket Sound

CapeCodOnline is reporting that a Honda CRV carrying 3 people ended up in the waters of Nantucket Sound on early Sunday morning, April 27. Upon arriving at the scene at 12:43 a.m., police and found 2 people who had...

» April 28th, 2014
Nantucket Tops National Geographic List Nantucket Tops National Geographic List

Nantucket sits atop a list of the world’s Top 10 islands in the National Geographic Book “The 10 Best of Everything.” The list was compiled by English writer Leslie Thomas, who discusses the island’s history and how it maintains...

» March 4th, 2014
Focus on: Hyannis, Massachusetts Focus on: Hyannis, Massachusetts

A visit to Hyannis can be a breeze, in more ways than one, thanks to a thriving harbor that accommodates vessels of all sizes and offers easy access to the history, culture, shopping, nightlife and sights and sounds of...

» October 29th, 2013
Mussel Beds to be Planted Next to Cape Wind Farm Mussel Beds to be Planted Next to Cape Wind Farm

CapeCodOnline: The first offshore wind farm in U.S. history may soon have company: If a proposed 30-acre mussel farm is permitted this fall, in Nantucket Sound adjacent to the Cape Wind lease area on Horseshoe Shoal, it will become...

» October 13th, 2013
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