New England Boating & Fishing News


  • 4 Rescued as Fishing Vessel Sinks off Martha’s Vineyard

    On Sunday, Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a Mayday call from the 75-foot fishing vessel Rebecca Mary, which was taking...

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  • Boat Catches Fire, Sinks in Newport

    A 40- to 50-foot vessel sank after it caught fire at around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday morning on a mooring in Newport Harbor. The Newport Fire De...

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  • Unmanned Kayaks Cost Billions in Unnecessary Searches

    The U.S. Coast Guard recently estimated that searches involving unmanned and unidentified kayaks found adrift at sea have cost taxpayers bil...

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  • Diamondbacks of New England

    In the fall of 1998, Sue Wieber Nourse was lecturing in her marine science lab at Tabor Academy in Marion, Massachusetts, when a small, oliv...

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  • MA Covid-19 Boating Guidelines (May 18)

    The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs reminds boaters of the following guidelines for boating in the state....

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  • Lobster Boat Burns in Plymouth Bay

    On Friday, May 29, a 22-foot lobster boat caught fire in Cordage Channel on Plymouth Bay. The captain had been tending to his lobster pots w...

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