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Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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Hidden Gems: Potomac

Cruising up the majestic Potomac River – the second largest tributary of the Chesapeake Bay – is a breathtaking rite of passage for any boater. In 1608 John Smith...

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Hidden Gems: Cambridge

What boaters find when they arrive in Cambridge, is a wonderfully boatable, friendly and walkable city. What often surprises, and always delights them, is...

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Getting the tow where it needs to go

Power load, weather conditions, and size of the mothership are only a few of the factors that must be considered. Drag a large tender behind a 164-foot (50m) motor yacht…

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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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Covid Central: Latest rules around the globe

Up-to-date info you need to know, no matter where you go With one click, yacht crew can find up-to-date information on recent COVID rules in locations around the globe. Agents…

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Captain a Bit Cuckoo Over COVID Confinement

Yacht crew usually get confined to the boat or a hotel if they have COVID at work. Not so in Italy, according to Capt. Alan Tookey. The 42-year veteran captain…

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Nassau: Nicer than ever

Revamped Hurricane Hole and Prince George Wharf offer more venues and better services.

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USCG, CBP officers clarify rules

Pollution, Covid and more frequent stops were among the top concerns among captains and crew in attendance.

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