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M/T Tropic Breeze Struck by Mega Yacht Utopia IV and Sinks Off the Coast of New Providence Island

MIAMI, Dec. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire –  Miami-based Maritime Management LLC has reported that a ship under the company’s management, the M/T Tropic Breeze, was struck last night at 22:03 p.m.…

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

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

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

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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

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

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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