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Navigating the Inland Waterways: Locking Through

Navigating the Inland Waterways: Locking Through

Don’t let locks stop you. They aren’t just for commercial traffic — they’re for you, too, and there’s no charge for using them. By learning how to use the locks, you can increase your cruising range and extend your adventures. All boats going through a lock should...
Anchoring Along the Inland Waterways

Anchoring Along the Inland Waterways

The inland waterways are full of scenic points to anchor for a short period of time or as an overnight stay. There are some important steps to follow when anchoring your boat along these river systems. Short-term Anchoring To anchor for a few hours, it is best to use...
Cruising & Cooking over The Holidays

Cruising & Cooking over The Holidays

Plan on cruising over the Holidays?  Being aboard your boat over Thanksgiving and Christmas can be quite the experience.  And, sure, it can be easy to dock for those two holidays and escape to the comfort of a nearby restaurant to celebrate; however, cooking and...
Youth Summer Boat Building Program

Youth Summer Boat Building Program

Aug. 8, 2019 The same students who could barely use a tape measure or screwdriver when they enrolled in the Community College of Rhode Island’s Youth Summer Boatbuilding Program successfully launched their finished products into Ninigret Park’s saltwater pond,...