Your Source for Maritime News & Information

Newport, RI, June 14, 2008 --(, the Internet’s newest online portal for maritime news and information, was launched today. The site provides a comprehensive source of information for mariners spanning the recreational, commercial, and governmental sectors by featuring breaking maritime news, articles and blogs by industry experts, weather and tidal information, and forums to promote community discussion.'s information is carefully designed, filtered, and developed to provide educational, entertaining and informative content in an easy to use and engaging web format.

“ boasts a simple, effective web format that provides timely, relevant information that is of interest and value to mariners across the full spectrum of the maritime world,” said Capt. Kent Dresser, President & Founder of Confident Captain/Ocean Pros, the parent company of “Building off of our very successful weekly e-newsletter, The Captains Weekly Dispatch, features the latest news and information at the click of a mouse, accessible anytime.”

Users can browse the site using three main categories — Powerboating, Sailing, or Professional Mariner, and can further define their interests to filter the content to meet their interests. The site features a unique look at sea safety issues in The Charlie Foxtrot Report, a blog dedicated to chronicling “accidents, mishaps, and rescues”, and also features expert blogs by professional mariners, fishermen, and sailors.

Confident Captain/Ocean Pros
Tory Chew
18 Market Square
Newport, RI 02840