Coast Day

Sea Talk Video - Coast Day 2017

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

Coast Day is a fun way to discover more about our marine world, and this year’s event will focus on a wide range of exciting discoveries – on land...Read more

Coast Day 2017

Coast Day returns Oct. 1 with ‘Discoveries on land, in the air and at sea’

Coast Day returns to University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes on Sunday, Oct. 1.

The event, scheduled from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., attracts thousands of attendees from Delaware...Read more

Coast Day canceled

Oct. 1, 2015--While the University of Delaware’s Coast Day is typically a rain or shine event, organizers have announced that this year’s Coast Day scheduled Sunday, Oct. 4, has been canceled due to the possibility of significant coastal flooding, high...Read more

WEATHER UPDATE: Coast Day 2015, Oct. 4

While the University of Delaware’s annual Coast Day is typically a rain or shine event, the potential for heavy rains, wind and coastal flooding through Sunday are raising cause for additional consideration.

We work closely with...Read more

'Discoveries on land, in the air and at sea' theme of 39th annual Coast Day in Lewes

The 39th annual Coast Day returns on Sunday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.

This year’s theme, “Discoveries on land, in the air and at sea,”...Read more

Delawareans invited to compete for swiftest oyster shucking time in Oct. 4 contest

Shucking oysters has been a commercial staple in coastal communities for more than a hundred years, with approximately 25.52 million pounds of oysters harvested annually on the East Coast, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

At...Read more

Coast Day photo contest: Delawareans, UD students invited to submit nature photos on social media

Photographs have the ability to transport us to faraway places, evoke memories and emotions, and inspire us to discover new things.

People today take photographs of everything from friends, food and pets to architectural and landscape features.

Delawareans and University of...Read more

Coast Day 2015 scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4

The Robotic Discovery Laboratory and TEACH FLEET model ships will be two of many exciting and educational exhibits at the 39th annual...Read more

2014 Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-off finalist recipes

This single page contains finalist recipes for the 2014 Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-Off.  Those who purchased the 25th Anniversary Crab Cake Cook-Off Cookbook prior to February 2015 may order this single page to complete their collection of recipes.  

Cost: $2 (includes shipping/handling)...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Delaware's 1962 Northeaster

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

In March of 1962, a strong northeaster struck Delaware's coast over the course of three days. The storm left a trail of devastation in its wake. Six people drowned, dozens of oceanfront properties were destroyed, and coastal...Read more