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Costa Rica clears way for foreign-flagged yachts to charter

Foreign-flagged charter yachts over 24 meters can now legally charter in Costa Rica’s waters simply by obtaining a renewable yearly license, providing proper documentation, and paying a modest 2.5% of the charter fee.

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand

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With economists and supply chain experts predicting one to three years before supply catches up with demand, engineers and service techs have had to become nimbler and more creative.

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How to skin a cat

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand. Despite some setbacks, the world is slowly emerging from the depths of the COVID pandemic.…

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Circumnavigation dreams stuck in COVID doldrums

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For many new yacht owners, the vision of the future aboard their yacht is tied to a dream. For one such owner, the clock is ticking. Will the dream deferred become the dream lost, yet another victim of the COVID nightmare?

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Triton founders leave a legacy of hard work, heartfelt service

The Triton’s former co-owner and founding editor Lucy Chabot Reed relates some of the triumphs and trials that made The Triton a trusted source of yachting news and networking for 17 years.

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Rules of the Road: Who needs LRIT?

As we continue to push through the worldwide pandemic, the desire for recreation and vacation away from the masses has increased exponentially. In the past few months, we have seen…

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A few questions for Pendennis MD Toby Allies

A question-and-answer conversation between Larry Rumbol and Toby Allies, joint managing director of Pendennis Shipyard. Q. Toby, do you think Pendennis Shipyard occupies a niche sector that has been at…

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What’s the most incredible weather event you have ever been through?

Anyone who’s been to sea has run into some weather. It might be motoring through a thunderstorm, hecticly running from an impending hurricane, or managing a rogue wave. Or it…

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Top Shelf: Pig roast tops off trip to Papua New Guinea

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald “Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip, that started from this tropic port aboard this tiny…

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Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Christopher Monroe expected his new job to feel unfamiliar. At 49 years old, he had made a significant course correction for a new tour of duty.…

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