Due to incoming weather and current hurricane warning, GulfQuest will CLOSE at NOON on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
We will be OPEN for visitors from 9 a.m.-NOON.
Please monitor local weather updates and stay safe.
"Fending off" means avoiding a person or situation. Sailors "fend off" another vessel by pushing it away with oars or other gear. A "fender" (also part of an automobile) is often employed to keep two boats from chafing each other.