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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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Steel-towed boats swing into action

Triton co-publisher Kevin Quirk joins the Steel Towing team as they guide the big yachts into their berths for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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Chasing the Caribbean sun in St. Thomas, USVI

By Carol M. Bareuther, RD When locals living in the hills above Charlotte Amalie harbor look out and see the 452-foot, Lürssen-built M/Y Rising Sun is back on the docks…

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FLIBS20: Marinas began upgrades long before COVID

Anyone who physically arrived at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year was in for a big surprise.  Most of the five marinas (six, if we count the two…

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Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce subordinates to do that which they would…

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Crew Compass: English Harbour never fails to warm the heart

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Traveling brings a lot of joy to me, hence the choice of this job. And over the years, a few places in particular have left…

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Malfunction sends yacht off course

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By Dorie Cox  A malfunction during a sea trial Saturday caused the 128-foot M/Y Safira to lose control and hit several smaller boats docked nearby. No injuries were reported, but…

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Triton Networking after FLIBS with Universal Marine Center

Triton Networking returns to Universal Marine Center on the first Wednesday in November with co-hosts Ronnie’s Custom Carpet Cleaning. The old Greek yard has been revamped over the past four…

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FLIBS19: 17th Street Yacht Basin powered up for show

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By Dorie Cox Last year about this time, the Hilton Marina in Fort Lauderdale was bought by Brookfield Asset Management and renamed 17th Street Yacht Basin. Located on one of…

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FLIBS19: New docks underfoot at Hall of Fame Marina

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By Dorie Cox Hall of Fame Marina, which became Fort Lauderdale’s first designated “Clean Marina” in 2002, has expanded its reach this year. Although difficult to discern during the Fort…

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