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New flights, TV exposure, Cup highlight Tahiti

’La ora na and maeva. That’s the Tahitian way of saying “hello” and “welcome.” And with twice as many megayachts expected to visit the idyllic Society Islands before, during and…

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Blue Tide Marine makes splash with new services

Blue Tide Marine, started by a group of retired U.S. Navy veterans in 2015, has expanded its delivery services for vessels at sea. The company focuses on aerial cargo delivery,…

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Solomon Islands offer solitude, beauty, best diving

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson “Wow, that’s a beautiful boat. Are you the owner?” I hear that a lot from folks who stroll along the marina pier. It’s nice…

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Rules of the Road: NZ considers charter yacht rules for 2021 Cup

Rules of the Road: Capt. Jake DesVergers Maritime New Zealand is currently considering how the regulatory regime will apply to yachts visiting New Zealand for the 36th America’s Cup in…

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Turkey marina supports squid population

Camper & Nicholsons’ Cesme Marina in Turkey has joined “The Squid Project,” a civic initiative to address the dwindling squid population due to pollution and over-harvesting in the waters around…

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Crew Compass: In yachting, calling it quits means more than just giving up a job

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon When I first did my STCW, I did not know that I would spend the following years falling in love with the yachting industry. At…

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Secure at Sea: Spotting migrants at sea can leave captains in a quandary

Secure at Sea: by Corey Ranslem I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. During my time with the U. S. Coast Guard, we conducted thousands of law enforcement operations, but…

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