Caribbean

Crew Compass: Storm holdup reminder of ‘food chain’ effect

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Last month, I touched on the unpredictability of yachting and how the unknown can affect all of us involved in the yachting food chain. Shortly…

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Secure at Sea: Coronavirus poses security risk to yachts

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem It isn’t typical for a security columnist to write about the outbreak of a virus or disease. However, this column is called Secure@Sea, and understanding…

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Miami20: Seaplane delivers boat show guests

Fort Lauderdale-based Global Marine Travel and Yacht Chandlers co-hosted a luxury seaplane experience with Tropic Ocean Airways from the Fort Lauderdale airport to the Miami Seaplane Base for the 2020…

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Dockwa app hits 1,000 marina partners

Dockwa, the makers of marina management software used by marinas, yacht clubs, and boatyards throughout the U.S. and Caribbean, has reached 1,000 marina partners, making it the largest marina booking…

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Military exercises to affect GPS signals

GPS reception may be unavailable or unreliable over a large portion of the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean during offshore military exercises scheduled for Jan. 16-24, according to the AOPA…

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News in the charter fleet: Eminence joins Worth Avenue

M/Y Eminence, a 257-foot (78.4m) Abeking & Rasmussen launched in 2008, available for winter charter in the Caribbean and summer charter in the Med through Worth Avenue Yachts broker Jenny…

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MDS donates portion of revenues to Bahamas

Marine Data Solutions presented a $4,000 donation to the Bahamas National Trust in November as the island nation continues to recover from Hurricane Dorian. The Fort Lauderdale-based marine wireless internet…

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Pinmar USA expands team

Pinmar has strengthened its U.S. team to support rapid growth due to its new facilities at Savannah (Georgia) Yacht Center coming fully online, according to a company press release. Jeff…

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KVH launches unlimited VSAT streaming service

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has announced the November launch of KVH Elite, billed as a premium, unlimited VSAT streaming service delivering HD-quality, dedicated bandwidth to yachts in selected geographic regions. …

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From the Bridge: Yachts mix it up with cash, cards, wires, apps

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox It’s the same on every boat: Money makes the yacht go ’round. Yet, surprisingly, the way money is handled varies a lot in the…

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