Recreational Boaters and Fishermen combat Miami Dade restrictions

petition to reopen boat ramps

In response to the recent restrictions placed on recreational boaters and fisherman by Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez , those affected have turned to petitions in hopes of having the rules changed to allow fishing and cruising the waters around Miami. A petition to reopen boat ramps and marinas has been signed by thousands and tonight […]

Thousands of Cruise passengers stuck at sea as US sequesters them indefinitely

cruise passengers stuck at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to remain at sea where they may be sequestered “indefinitely” during the coronavirus pandemic. The ships should be ready to send any severely ill passengers to the countries where the vessels are registered. For most of South Florida’s cruise liners, that means the Bahamas. The rules, […]

Gov. issues stay-at-home order for South Florida — through mid-May!

florida stay at home order

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday announced that he is issuing a stay at home order for South Florida as the number of positive COVID 19 (coronavirus) cases grows.  The order will apply to Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties through the middle of May.  “The Safer at Home order is the right move for […]

This state just banned recreational fishing

fishing banned in washington state

Is this coming to your region next? Recreational fishing banned in Washington state through at least 5 p.m. April 8 because of the Coronavirus (COVID 19), says the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife. The state will re-evaluate the situation on April 6 to see if the order should be extended. The announcement follows Washington Governor […]

Luxury Cruise Line Suspends Operations Worldwide

viking cruises suspends operations

Luxury Cruise Line Viking Cruises suspends operations worldwide due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to the growing threat of Coronavirus, Viking Cruises suspends operations worldwide starting with cruises departing tomorrow. The cruise line expects to resume operations on May 1st. The company released the following statement, through the company’s Chairman and Founder Torstein Hagen, to the […]