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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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Rules of the Road: Relief supplies duty-free with condition

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers The devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian left many islands in the northern Bahamas obliterated. After successive days of extreme winds and ocean…

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Myanmar facilitates access for tourists, yachts

The Myanmar government has introduced regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists and superyachts to visit the country, according to Asia Pacific Superyachts.  As of Oct. 1, advance arrangement…

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FLIBS19: Bahamas relief efforts shine light on Distinguished Crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Two days after Hurricane Dorian’ s 185 mph winds and relentless rains hit the northern Bahamas, Capt. Paul Clarke and the crew of M/Y…

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FLIBS19: Opening ceremony focuses on Bahamas

Informa and MIASF opened the 60th edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show yesterday with a nod to the Bahamas and its current needs — both in terms of…

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Bahamas changes entry fee scale

Entry fees for the Bahamas will be changing in 2020, according to the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism website. Currently, all boaters entering the islands are required to pay the following…

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Majority of Bahamas not hit by Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, made international headlines for nearly two weeks after tearing across two major island areas in the north of the Bahamas. Even…

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Secure at Sea: Disaster response calls for extra steps

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem The hurricane season this year hasn’t been particularly busy when it comes to the number of storms and systems, however, it has been devastating for…

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Lots of loading and logistics for crew on M/Y Axis

Update Oct. 1: M/Y Axis continues to make deliveries to the northern Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian hit Abaco and Grand Bahama. Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew have loaded…

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Monaco19: Canaries promote yacht visits

Tourism officials and marina executives from the Canary Islands were at the Monaco Yacht Show this week to promote a new cruising destination for superyachts in Lanzarote, the northern and…

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