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U.S. seizes Russian-owned superyacht Amadea

The U.S. has taken control of the Russian-owned M/Y Amadea, a 350-foot German-built yacht launched in 2016 that had been in Fiji since mid-April, awaiting judgment in an appeal filed…

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Ciguatera Warning

The charter guest is thrilled with her catch and insists that the yacht chef prepare fish tacos. But, not so fast. Certain carnivorous reef fish, including barracuda, grouper, amberjack, king…

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Pelagic permits

Permits and catch reports can be processed online by NOAA Fisheries. NOAA Fisheries, also known as the National Marine Fisheries Service, is an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

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The Tech Edge

Up-to-date navigation charts and hi-res data offer well-connected anglers an advantage. It is no secret that fishermen are, well, secretive — and superstitious. So it should come as no surprise…

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Tow me tender, tow me sweet, never let me go

The risk of loss puts a damper on the yacht–tender relationship. Elvis Presley knew it: No one wants the pain of loss. Especially the loss of the yacht’s tender while…

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Getting the tow where it needs to go

Power load, weather conditions, and size of the mothership are only a few of the factors that must be considered. Drag a large tender behind a 164-foot (50m) motor yacht…

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Fresh Catch 101

Here’s a primer for deckhands on how to best prep fish for a happy chef. So, your guest just caught a fish and proudly hands it to you. Now what?…

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Project 406 will be the largest sportfishing yacht in the world

Expected to be delivered in 2023 Royal Huisman is marking a milestone in sport fishing with Project 406: The 171-foot (52m) newbuild will be next in line to claim the…

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Fish on! Got a World Record?

‘SMALLFRY’ OR PRO, ANYONE CAN HOLD A FISH WORLD RECORD. Catch a big one? Offshore, in a freshwater lake, or tucked in a Bahamian cove, that “fish on” could be…

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Fish Tales, Crew share stories of their fishing adventures

Feeding Frenzy: A chef finds relief from lockdown doldrums on an offshore fishing trip by Chef Danny Davies In the summer of 2020, deep into lockdown restriction, the boss decided…

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