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Smoking Cocktails

Send the fun factor soaring with the magical effect of dry ice.

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M/T Tropic Breeze Struck by Mega Yacht Utopia IV and Sinks Off the Coast of New Providence Island

MIAMI, Dec. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire –  Miami-based Maritime Management LLC has reported that a ship under the company’s management, the M/T Tropic Breeze, was struck last night at 22:03 p.m.…

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Want to be a boat captain? Find a mentor, these women captains advise

A group of female captains shared tips for future mariners and offered recommendations for breaking in as a new boater.

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‘Ask the Flag’ panel offers insight, answers questions

Ongoing concerns with hours of work and rest, cyber security and more keep the yachting industry wondering how to best comply. Captains and crew had a chance to get answers from Cayman Islands and Marshall Islands registries experts at “Ask the Flag,” a roundtable discussion sponsored by the U.S. Superyacht Association.

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COVID creates new crew role: Risk assessment

As gangways reopen to larger gatherings and yachts adapt globally to what events look like in a post-COVID world, crew find themselves adding another hat to their wardrobes: the COVID risk assessment team.

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Stew Cues: Enjoy the beauty of becoming

Another year has come and gone. The holidays are over and the confetti (if there was any) from New Years celebrations has settled. It was a rough year for many,…

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Rules of the Road: New rule requires inventory of hazardous materials onboard

With the continued push for more environmentally friendly approaches across all industries, let’s revisit and update an existing topic: ship recycling. This is not the simple action of separating the…

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Rules of the Road: More to choosing flag than its color

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers Registration of a yacht is an important function toward the overall safety and security of maritime transport. While seen as a paperwork…

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Rules of the Road: Don’t double-down MOB rescue

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers It is summertime here in the northern hemisphere. With the exception of a high humidity, scorching heat in Florida, this is my…

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METS cancelled

The Marine Equipment Trade Show, popularly known as METS, which was scheduled for Nov. 17-19 in the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands, has been cancelled. “Due to the consequences of…

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