Carolina Native will eXXpedition for Science

Disclaimer: This is a shameless plug, but I am way too excited not to share this with my Beach Carolina family of readers. This extremely proud Carolina native is so stoked to share that she is officially part of the crew for the 2015 Amazon eXXpedition, yep I spelled it […]

Underwater Obsessed: James J. Francesconi Reef Project

Being underwater obsessed in North Carolina means also having a complete and total addiction for the magical lore and exploration of shipwrecks. North Carolina holds the brass porthole to some of the World’s best diving and marine life habitat areas. Our mysterious “Graveyard of the Atlantic” is a proud heritage […]

Underwater Obsession: I Adore the Man in Grey

SNEADS FERRY, NC April 11, 2015 – As a child, very little made me as happy as being on the water.  My most fond and cherished memories involve my love for salt water.  I grew up on the Intracoastal Waterway off highway 101 in Beaufort, NC and most of my […]

Getting People Underwater

Coastal communities are no different than any other with one big exception: the Ocean.  Folks who live at the coast have a common environmental bond, whether they have realized it or not.  In West Palm Beach, it is Jim Abernethy’s mission to bring locals together to strengthen that bond while creating […]

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest […]

Mountain Island Lake Gets 24-Hour TowBoatUS Coverage

On the Water Assistance When You Need It CHARLOTTE, NC, July 15, 2014 – For years, boaters and anglers stuck with a dead battery, dead engine or empty fuel tank out on Mountain Island Lake had to hope that someone would get them back to the boat launch or dock. […]

CofC Cougars Finish Seventh at Coed Dinghy National Championship

ST. MARY’S CITY, MD June 8, 2014 – The No. 5-ranked College of Charleston coed sailing team placed seventh overall and eight points shy of a Top-5 finish at the Gill Coed Dinghy National Championship hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The Cougars, defending national champions in the event, […]

Charleston Spring Coed, USF Women’s Regattas Up Next For CofC

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 14, 2014 – The home-hosted Charleston Spring Coed and the USF Women’s regattas are up next for the College of Charleston coed and women’s sailing teams this weekend on Feb. 16-17 in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., and St. Petersburg, Fla. The rotations for the home dinghy event at […]

CofC Sailors Win Spring Opener, Offshore Team Places Second at SCOR

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 10, 2014 – The College of Charleston coed sailing team started off its spring season on a high note with a nine-point, opening-weekend victory over South Florida to win the SAISA Open regatta hosted by Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Cougars, the No. 1 ranked […]

CofC Sailing Commences Spring Season at SAISA Open

CHARLESTON, SC Feb. 7, 2014 – The College of Charleston coed sailing team commences the spring season at the SAISA Open hosted by Eckerd College on Feb. 8-9 in St. Petersburg, Fla. The 20-team regatta field will include host Eckerd, South Florida, Rollins College, CofC, NC State, Miami (Fla.), Vanderbilt, […]