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New Year, New Regulations

As the New Year comes along, so does a new set of requirements issued by various regulatory bodies. All yachts, including private, limited charter, and commercial, will see several new rules enter into force.

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The Bottom of the World

A trip to Antarctica 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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JMS Yachting opens yacht management office in U.S. 

JMS Yachting has opened an office in the U.S with an industry veteran at the helm. Rick Thomas, founder of Nautical Structures, has been named president of JMS Yachting USA.…

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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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Hidden Gems: Florida

Whether on land or on water, it’s all about location, location, location. No matter how spectacular a marina is, if it takes you too far off course, or is just…

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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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Mmmmm … lobster rolls (with a twist!)

When it comes to a high-demand dish like lobster, it's time to get creative and offer guests something unexpected. Chef Clark takes a New England coastal classic into new culinary territories.

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Pollution insurance required in U.S. waters

Operating yachts in U.S. waters requires compliance with a number of laws, regulations, and codes. Many of these requirements are met through various means, including vessel design, insurance, specific contractors,…

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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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