Energy Absorption is the Name of the Game

Energy Absorption is the Name of the Game

Hurricanes and severe storms never fail to damage boats, yachts, docks, pontoons, and anything in their path.  In gale conditions, the chain in a conventional mooring extends until it is almost straight.  When this happens, the elasticity provided by the catenary...
Growing Resilient Reefs

Growing Resilient Reefs

Reef Life Restoration deployed IntelliReefs at three sites in Sint Maarten!   IntelliReefs: “Smart Substrates for Super Corals”, developed by Reef Life Restoration have been installed at three sites in St. Maarten in a continuing effort to restore...
How-To: The Hazelett Marine SPM Proposal

How-To: The Hazelett Marine SPM Proposal

A Single Point Mooring (SPM) is a mooring for one vessel in a harbor alone – or with other moorings – typically referred to as a mooring field. A SPM is a semi-permanent anchor for a specific vessel, or a transient mooring for short stays of different...
Conserving our Ocean, one Mooring at a Time

Conserving our Ocean, one Mooring at a Time

Sadly, 75% of coral reefs are in danger today. Most people don’t realize how crucial coral reefs are to the balance of our natural environment. While coral reefs only cover 0.0025% of the oceanic floor, they generate half of the Earth’s oxygen and absorb nearly...
Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

Being underneath the water diving, where everything is quiet except the sound of one’s breathing, is the most serene and relaxing environment to exist arguably in the world.  Mike Wickenden from South Hero, Vermont, has had the pleasure of experiencing this thrilling...