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Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Some time has passed and our memories of Hurricane Dorian are perhaps fading away a bit. The scenes in the news of the damage…

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Sea Science: Instruments crucial in plotting safe course

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed In a land-loving lifestyle, an increasing dependency on the incessant beeps and boops of technologically driven weather forecasts is a given. Text alerts of incoming…

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Unsafe operations reported for Russian Navy vessel off US coast

A Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) was issued for vessels navigating the coast of South Carolina and Georgia after reports of the RFN Viktor Leonov (AGI-175) operating in an unsafe…

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Nautical paper charts are not going away

By John Mann On Nov. 8, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Coast Survey announced plans to change the database and format from which traditional paper nautical charts…

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Crew Eye in the Bahamas

Lead Deckhand Zander Schietelat of M/Y Grey Matters tests the waters in Compass Cay, Compass Cay Marina, Exuma, the Bahamas.

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Engineer’s Angle: Fuel for both yacht, tender attractive

Engineer’s Angle: JD Anson Whether taking the boss shopping in St. Tropez or dragging kids for miles on a banana in the Bahamas, tenders are indispensable to today’s yachting scene.…

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Myanmar facilitates access for tourists, yachts

The Myanmar government has introduced regulations to make it easier for foreign tourists and superyachts to visit the country, according to Asia Pacific Superyachts.  As of Oct. 1, advance arrangement…

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FLIBS19: USCG, CBP address yacht issues

By Dorie Cox Surrounded by millions of dollars worth of yachts for sale, officers from several U.S. governmental agencies explained how to maintain compliance of those yachts after they are…

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FLIBS19: Bahamas relief efforts shine light on Distinguished Crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Two days after Hurricane Dorian’ s 185 mph winds and relentless rains hit the northern Bahamas, Capt. Paul Clarke and the crew of M/Y…

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Motoryacht Meamina crew assist in fatal dive accident

By Dorie Cox Large yacht crew are highly trained and practice regular safety drills, but there are some things they may not be prepared for. Several of M/Y Meamina‘s crew…

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