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The Bottom of the World

A trip to Antartica brings breathtaking beauty and teeming wildlife, but also challenging seas. Capt. Grant Maughan details how to sail to the bottom of the world.

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Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

The island nation of the Bahamas joins the field of international standards for yacht safety and registration. The Bahamas Maritime Authority has relaunched its mega yacht division, becoming a flag option.

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Russian-owned yachts stuck in muddied legal waters

What can and will happen to oligarch-owned vessels is open to interpretation and likely to have far-reaching consequences.

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Emissions From Viking Line’s Vessels Have Decreased by a Third In 15 Years

Over the past 15 years, Viking Line has succeeded in reducing carbon dioxide emissions from its vessels by nearly a third. Environmental investments have been made in the Baltic Sea’s…

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Setting a course for the ‘Inland Seas’

A superyacht journey down the St. Lawrence Seaway offers beautiful scenery with clear, clean waters and endless possibilities for exploration and adventure. Welcome to the Great Lakes!

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Crew Finances: Navigating the obstacles

A wandering life is a wonderful thing ... except when it comes to taxes, residencies, and mortgages! With a little help from specialists, navigating the financial hurdles of a life on the move doesn't have to be difficult.

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Wi-Fi at Warp Speed

Reliable internet access is quickly becoming more than a luxury or even an expectation in our increasingly connected world — eventually, it will be a nonnegotiable necessity for owners, guests and crew alike. How do we get there from here? Could Starlink hold the key?

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Shut Down and Stranded: Pandemic realities for those Who Work at Sea:

Delays, cancellations, restrictions, closures, quarantines, and last-minute changes have become the norm in the past 18 months. For crew, the fallout has been immense.

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Maritime Regulations No Guarantee Against Local Pandemic Restrictions

On almost a daily basis, new rules are implemented or existing rules are modified with little to no notice, creating chaos for crew and endless problems for itinerary planning, owner’s use, and charters.

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The ‘perfect time’ to transition out of yachting never comes

There were more than a few life lessons in store when a yacht chef found herself trying to open a cafe in England while on charter season in the Caribbean…

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