Online, Mobile, marketing for the Marine Industry

US Harbors: Targeted Marketing for Coastal Businesses

Boaters and other coastal travelers are searching for pinpoint weather and tidal data along with harbor information during their coastal travels, and US Harbors puts your business in front of them whether they're on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Through our three products — a mobile-responsive website, coastal business directory, and annual print and digital supplement — US Harbors gives you access to one of the largest audiences on the coast.

Mobile-Responsive Website

Every year over 4 million boaters visit the pages of to check our tide charts, review our onshore and marine weather forecasts, check nearby buoy data, browse stories and photos, and search for coastal businesses — many of them on a mobile device. Our website, and our customers, look great on every screen, from our users' desktop computers at work to their smartphones on the go. Put your business on mobile in front of our highly targeted audience of boaters.

Tides, Weather and Nautical Charts on mobile devices

Harbor Resource & Harbor Resource PLUS Sponsorships

One of USHarbors BEST advertising values is our Harbor Resource ads. Priced at $1 a day, your branding ad will receive full rotation through all of your state's web pages and be prominently displayed on the harbor page of where your business resides. Each harbor page features a tide chart page, a weather page and a local knowledge page. Harbor Resource ads are designed to deliver thousands of ad views to your business daily. For a little bit more, upgrading to Harbor Resource PLUS ad will be a much more powerful option! In addition to all the Harbor Resource benefits, your business can post articles, video, success stories and important announcement to more than 4 million US Harbors viewers. Plus, you'll receive an expanded gallery that includes a business description, multiple photos, and a direct link to your landing page of choice.

Directory of Coastal Businesses

All of the businesses in our Directory of Coastal Businesses can be searched by category and are listed on the harbor guide, tide charts, and weather pages of your local harbor.

US Harbors Online Digital Marketing for the Marine Industry and Coastal Businesses

Boats of the Year - Our Annual Publication

Boats of the Year is a free annual print and digital supplement of USHarbors and Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors magazine, highlighting boatbuilders, marinas, and services along the coast. Boats of the Year includes not only stories from the yards, but also feature articles by professional writers and photographers. Boats of the Year provides an interactive account of the work being done by some of the country’s finest boat builders, boat yards and others — all told in their own words and illustrated with gorgeous photographs.

Boats of the Year

Call for details if you would like to have your business included in next year's issue.

How To Get Started on US Harbors

Every marketing campaign starts with a Harbor Resource or a Harbor Resource PLUS ad featuring placement on our tide charts, weather pages, and harbor guides; optimized for mobile viewing; and posting tools for content marketing. Upgrade to include a display ad if you would like to extend your reach even farther. We have ad options that can target only visitors to your harbor or help you reach a national audience. Send us an email or call us at the number below if you are interested in a media kit with ad options and detailed pricing information.

Each marketing package is customized to fit your business needs. We look forward to discussing with you how the USHarbors network can help you grow your business and connect with our highly qualified, highly targeted audience.

Phone: 207-593-0011


Media Kit: 2018