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Aurelia’s 100% Hydrogen Powered Design Awarded RINA Approval

Aurelia Green Ship Concept Design has unveiled a new design with 100% hydrogen propulsion, which challenges the future of the green design business. The Certificate of Approval in Principle has…

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SafeNav Aims to Create Groundbreaking Digital Solution to Ensure Safer Navigation at Sea

The SafeNav (Safer Navigation) maritime safety project, co-funded by the European Commission and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), was officially launched on Thursday 1 September. The EUR 8m project aims to…

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Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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GPS Week Number Rollover

Furuno units may need an update or replacement after this phenomenon that happens every 19.6 years.

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Yacht charts a path to promising future for former foster kids

A 100-day voyage of 5,000 nautical miles on S/Y Wisdom, a 100-foot cruising ketch built in 1989, aims to provide life skills and a head start to youth who have been left to fend for themselves after aging out of the foster care system.

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Owner’s View: Modernity just drags us along

Tried and true is a useful criterion for standards. I still require two-person watches when our boats run in restricted visibility, where one of the two watchstanders must be a…

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Owner’s View: Driving is a dying art

Many of our younger crew members have looked forward to becoming command drivers on a large yacht. I understand that desire. Over the decades, I have tried to provide some…

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Monaco Marine yards reopen

Tanguy Ducros, chief commercial officer of Monaco Marine Group, emailed customers and clients yesterday to say that the remainder of its shipyards and marina have reopened. “To date, there have…

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Winter work on Erie Canal stopped

The New York State Canal System may not be ready to open on May 15. The Canal Corporation’s parent agency, New York Power Authority (NYPA), ordered a work stoppage in…

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Bahamas releases COVID-related yacht protocols

The government of The Bahamas has released official COVID-19-related protocols for all boats in the waters of The Bahamas. The protocols apply to “all boats, yachts, private craft, and recreational…

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