Best of New England Boating 2010: Top 50 Boating News Posts (June-December)

Seasons greetings! We at New England Boating hope you and your families are enjoying the holidays and thinking ahead to the 2011 boating season. As we approach the new year, we’ll be taking a look at some of the major boating news, events, articles, videos and reviews we’ve posted in the 5 months since the magazine launched.

Let’s continue our overview with 50 of the notable news items we reported on during the 2010 season.

Thanks for visiting New England Boating.
Tom Richardson & Dave Dauer
New England Boating Publishers

JUNE

1. June 15: Duxbury, MA: Sand Tiger Shark Central

2. June 17: Niantic Bridge Project No Cause for Alarm

3. June 18: Newport-Bermuda Race off to Smooth Start

JULY

4. July 3: “Massachusetts” Runs Aground off Boston

5. July 4: Coast Guard Issues July 4 Shark Advisory for Cape Cod

6. July 12: CG Station Menemsha Boathouse Destroyed in Fire

7. July 17: 3 Saved in New Hampshire Capsize

8. July 19: 5 Rescued in Maine Lake Capsize

9. July 19: 3 Rescued in Merrimack Inlet Sinking

10. July 23: Charterboat Makes Daring Offshore Tow

11. July 27: Sen. Kerry Blasted By Regional Boatbuilders Over Sloop Purchase

12. July 30: 11 Rescued from Burning Boat off Cape Cod

AUGUST

13. August 2: 2 Planes Crash off Cape Cod

14. August 10: Motoryacht Sinks Off Martha’s Vineyard

15. August 12: Fish Poacher Fined, Boat Confiscated

16. August 14: 2 Rescued, 1 Dead in Boston Harbor Sinking

17. August 21: Drunk Lobsterman Strikes Maine Kayaker

18. August 21: Boat Runs Aground off Boston

19. August 22: Vineyard Schooner Wrecked in Storm

20. August 29: Edey & Duff Closes

SEPTEMBER

21. September 2: Boaters Brace for Hurricane Earle

22. September 9: Historic Shipwreck Discovered off Cape Cod

23. September 10: Mariners Told to Watch for Drifting Sandbags

24. September 14: Portland Light Sold for $190K

25. September 15: Merrimack River Dredging Begins

26. September 20: Daring Rescue off Block Island

27. September 27: Human Leg Found on Nantucket Beach

OCTOBER

28. October 4: Shocking Coast Guard Safety Video Draws Fire

29. October 6: Feds Lease Ocean Waters to Wind Farm Co.

30. October 17: Boat Catches Fire in Boson Harbor

31. October 18: Boats Adrift After Recent Blow

32. October 19: Thieves Strike CT Marinas

33. October 20: EPA Opens Door to Ethanol Increase in Fuel

34. October 23: 4 Rescued off Norwalk Islands

35. October 29: Clammer Tongs Up Human Skull

36. October 29: Maine Diver Fends off Shark with Camera

NOVEMBER

37. November 5: The Great Blue Crab Explosion

38. November 5: Chatham Coast Guard Vessels Damaged in Heavy Seas

39. November 6: 6 Rescued off Jamestown, RI

40. November 9: Man Dies in Piscataqua Capsize

41. November 15: New Water-Access Facility Planned for Providence

42. November 15: 1 Rescued, 1 Dead in Boston Harbor Capsize

43. November 19: Man Missing on Moosehead Lake

44. November 23: Climate Report Predicts Big Changes for Maine Coast

45. November 30: Cape Cod Schooner Wreck Indentified

DECEMBER

46. December 9: Troubled Sailing Vessel Sinks off Nantucket

47. December 16: Prototype Water Rescue System Receives Award

48. December 18: Flying Santa Honored

49. December 19: Buried Munitions Discovered on Martha’s Vineyard Beaches

50. December 21: CT Incident Highlights Need for Offseason Safety

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