Boat Show News

Want to be a boat captain? Find a mentor, these women captains advise

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A group of female captains shared tips for future mariners and offered recommendations for breaking in as a new boater.

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USCG, CBP officers clarify rules

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Pollution, Covid and more frequent stops were among the top concerns among captains and crew in attendance.

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Chefs cook up some community spirit at FLIBS

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Local culinary leaders and yacht chefs gathered for a World Kitchen Chef’s Roundtable at Bahia Mar to foster connections and collaboration.

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Hub connects bright minds in pursuit of a better planet

The Marine Research Hub Summit highlighted some innovative projects aimed at greener energy and cleaner seas.

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Andrew Doole sets a course for success

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exhibitors and vendors out of the U.S., the president of Informa’s U.S. Boat Show division has high hopes for this year’s show.

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Costa Rica clears way for foreign-flagged yachts to charter

Foreign-flagged charter yachts over 24 meters can now legally charter in Costa Rica’s waters simply by obtaining a renewable yearly license, providing proper documentation, and paying a modest 2.5% of the charter fee.

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Phil Purcell is the man at the helm

While he jests that he might have chosen truck driving or log-house building as alternative livelihoods, Purcell’s career in the yachting industry spans more than 30 years.

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‘Ask the Flag’ panel offers insight, answers questions

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Ongoing concerns with hours of work and rest, cyber security and more keep the yachting industry wondering how to best comply. Captains and crew had a chance to get answers from Cayman Islands and Marshall Islands registries experts at “Ask the Flag,” a roundtable discussion sponsored by the U.S. Superyacht Association.

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Meet Terri Kennedy of Informa

Behind the Scenes: Terri Kennedy, Informa’s director of registration and admission Meet Terri Kennedy, 60, who holds the title of director of registration and admissions at Informa, the international events…

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Steel-towed boats swing into action

Triton co-publisher Kevin Quirk joins the Steel Towing team as they guide the big yachts into their berths for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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