R/V Coastal Explorer Undergoing Sea Trials

Monday, September 2, 2013 to Friday, September 6, 2013

The School of Coastal and Marine Systems Science’s first research vessel,  R/V Coastal Explorer has set sail off the coast of Washington State in Port Angeles, to undergo sea trials and other operational reviews prior to its maiden deployment, scheduled in the first quarter of 2013.  The vessel will make “Home Port” at Harbourgate Resort & Marina in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and will also maintain a base of operations on the Historic Harborwalk in Georgetown, South Carolina.