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Tow me tender, tow me sweet, never let me go

Elvis Presley knew it: No one wants the pain of loss. Especially the loss of the yacht’s tender while under tow. Although rare, lost boats are just one incident that puts a damper on the towing relationship.

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Keeper of ‘All Time Records’

One of the oldest fishing clubs in the nation captures the history of anglers and of natural resources. Founded in 1934, the West Palm Beach Fishing Club is among the…

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CAPE BRETON ISLAND: One of yachting’s best-kept secrets

From the warm waters of an inland sea to North America’s deepest natural harbor and oldest single malt whiskey, this island in northeast Nova Scotia is bound to surprise.

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Triton Trivia

Do you know where the word “yacht” originated? The term, yacht, originates from the Dutch word “jacht” (plural jachten) which means “hunt.”  It originally referred to light, fast sailing vessels…

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Emerging Hot Spots

A new breed of adventure-seeking yacht owners will push future top yacht destinations beyond the old familiar places. Here are a few of the emerging favorites.

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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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Chasing the Caribbean sun in St. Thomas, USVI

By Carol M. Bareuther, RD When locals living in the hills above Charlotte Amalie harbor look out and see the 452-foot, Lürssen-built M/Y Rising Sun is back on the docks…

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Bahamas tweaks arrival procedures, adds fee

Editor’s Note: Scroll down for more COVID-related news. Beginning tomorrow, the new entry requirements for visitors and residents of the Bahamas include: A COVID-19 PCR test within 5 days of…

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New Italian VAT rules apply after Oct. 31

By Sara Ammannati New VAT rules on chartering that were expected to come into effect in Italy and France on April 1 were postponed due to the COVID-19 health emergency.…

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Rules of the Road: Some vessels fly fraudulent flags

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Many ships at sea today fly fraudulent flags. Some flag states do not seem particularly bothered that their national flags are being…

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