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The Hamptons: America’s Original Summer Colony

This celebrity-sighting minefield is famous for everything, right down to its cookies. Long before Andy Warhol, Paul McCartney, Jerry Seinfeld, Christie Brinkley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kurt Vonnegut, and Truman Capote bought…

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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 mapped the Potomac, President George Washington was born, lived and died on it, and our nation’s capital was established on it. It’s a waterway that shaped our country. It's as enticing and intriguing now as it was then.

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Refit Pitfalls: Stay on budget and on time

Cost, time, and scope of work — change one, change them all

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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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Canadian Maritimes offer secluded cruising

As the nations of the world began to close down this spring, many captains and charter managers began looking for alternative cruising grounds closer to home. In the U.S., one…

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Owner’s View: Chartering and pride of ownership

Owner’s View: by Melvin Miller I have chartered houses, cars, aircraft and yachts. If I want to spend a week on a yacht in the Med, I would save both…

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Friends mourn sudden passing of veteran captain

By Lucy Chabot Reed Friends and colleagues mourned what seemed like the sudden passing of Capt. Alexander Damrell Greenson earlier this week. He died in the early morning hours of…

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Owner’s View: Smell of 9-11 most lasting memory

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller I had scheduled a meeting in Manhattan for Sept.11, 2001, and assumed I would find a berth at Liberty Landing or North Cove. But the…

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Dubai show postponed

The 28th annual Dubai International Boat Show, originally scheduled for next week, has been rescheduled for late November over travel concerns for exhibitors and guests over the COVID-19 virus. The…

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Weather service available with limited internet

Weather Routing Inc., a marine meteorological consulting firm based in Glen Falls, New York, recently launched OnBoard, a software program that allows clients with limited bandwidth and connectivity to view…

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