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America’s Cup resumes racing schedule

  Update for July 12: America’s Cup races with voluntary compliance   Racing continues in the summer series of the America’s Cup despite …

St. Lawrence trip full of superlatives

Setting off for a new destination is always exciting. So when an opportunity arose to help deliver a yacht from Ft. Lauderdale to Manitowoc, Wisc., last …

Canal to cross Nicaragua

A contract has been awarded to a Chinese company to build a canal across Nicaragua to link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Nicaragua’s National Assembly …

U.S. boating worth $121 billion

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) put the annual economic value of recreational boating in the United States at $121 billion for last year. …

Appeal to withdraw TWIC card reader

Washington State Congressman Rick Larsen requested that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) withdraw its proposed rulemaking on readers for the …

Yachtie promotes biodegradable water bottles to curb waste

Elaine Christopher knows how important the yachting industry is to her adopted home of St. Maarten. But when she looks around to beaches littered with plastic …

Environment is talk of Newport show

  The talk of the 30th annual Newport Charter Yacht Show was the rigid plastic bottles that the charitable organization Ports of Cause distributed. In an …

USCG fights boating under the influence

The U.S. Coast Guard launches Operation Dry Water to educate boaters that it is unsafe and illegal to operate a boat under the influence of drugs and/or …

Suicides devastate close-knit crews

A male crew member of the 164-foot (50m) Feadship M/Y Iroquois appears to have taken his own life onboard while the yacht was docked in Boston in early June. …

Professional Yacht Captains Association to start

A small group of captains have met several times in Ft. Lauderdale this spring to discuss starting a professional yacht captains association. …

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Crew Compass: Time for yourself is crucial

Crew Compass: Time for yourself is crucial

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Working on yachts is about as full-on as you get when it comes to a full-time job. Living at work means …

Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

By Dorie Cox Up to their armpits in water and covered in soot, the crew of M/Y Archimedes immersed themselves in cold weather and …

Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

The Australian parliament passed legislation on Thursday to allow foreign-flagged superyachts to charter in Australian …

Triton Networks with Admiral Canvas

Triton Networks with Admiral Canvas

A luau-themed Triton Networking event last night brought about 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals¬†to Admiral Yacht …

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