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Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

By Dorie Cox The U.S. Department of the Treasury on June 5 removed authorization for “group people-to-people” educational travel to Cuba, effectively …

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

On July 1, the iconic Willy T floating restaurant and bar will be allowed to return to its original location anchored off The Bight near Norman Island, …

ROAM app makes customs reporting easier in Michigan

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is offering new options for clearance of private boats entering or returning to the U.S. in Michigan.  Four sites in …

CPB pre-clearance hours extended in Ireland

U.S. customs pre-clearance at Shannon Airport in Ireland will now be possible from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. local time as of June 1, after the director of the U.S. …

Power station fire on Bimini under investigation

UPDATE:Government, insurance and power company officials are investigating the cause of the fire that burned the power plant in North Bimini in The Bahamas …

Marine trade group helps create Florida’s first yacht apprenticeship program

The Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is working with the Florida Department of Education and Atlantic Technical …

Foreign Trade Zone part of inaugural broker event

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew and brokers from nine brokerage houses were on the job for the first charter broker show at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale …

Miami-Dade orders new Metal Shark fire boats

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department has ordered new fire boats from Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark to replace older models currently in operation. …

4Ocean, Delivery Dudes partner to cut plastic utensils

Global marine conservation company 4Ocean has partnered with Delivery Dudes to reduce single-use plastic pollution by changing consumer habits. The South …

USCG extends deadline for mariner credentials

By Dorie Cox Still facing a backlog of renewals after the partial government shutdown in December and January, the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Maritime …

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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