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Northern Europe offers memorable cruising grounds

By Rebecca Whitlocke In recent years, countries in Scandinavia, the Baltic and the fringe of the Arctic have become more popular with yacht owners, charter …

Owner’s View: We are not all the same

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller I have found it difficult to describe an average owner of a crewed yacht, but I understand the temptation to stereotype …

Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

By Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Estela Shipping Agency DYT transport ship M/V Super Servant 4, departed Palma this morning en route to Genoa after losing power …

Georgia may pull tax cap on yacht refits

An article on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper’s website yesterday reports that Georgia state legislators are considering cancelling the sales tax …

USCG: US vessels can use e-charts

The U.S. Coast Guard has released Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 01-16 Change 2, which allows US-flag vessels to use previously downloaded …

Machinery Matters: Don’t let fuel FAME live forever

Machinery Matters: by Larry Rumbol The words from the musical “Fame” could almost have been written as a biodiesel mantra: “Fame! We’re gonna live …

IPM-IMG Group takes over Ibiza marina

Spain-based IPM-IMG Group has taken over concession and management of the former Ibiza Magna marina on Ibiza, southwest of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. …

Yacht crew strum some love back home to South Africa

By Lucy Chabot Reed Not even a global pandemic can keep yacht crew creativity sequestered. The captain and chief engineer of M/Y My Aurora, a 120-foot (36m) …

Top Shelf: Up and down and around again

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Fisherman’s Village market, Bo Phut, Thailand. Early afternoon. It’s hot, damn hot. Dante’s inferno could not be hotter …

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht crew all over the world have found interesting and creative ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. In the …

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Owner’s View: The essence of command

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