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Bahamas officials make yachting a priority

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yachts and the yachting community — the only piece of the tourism sector still active in the Bahamas — are the island nation’s top priority, several…

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Taking the Helm: Leaders, set an example; take care of yourself

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais The COVID-19 pandemic has been an incredible test of character and determination for all crew on yachts. Captains have had to deal with…

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Special e3 services offered during pandemic

UPDATE E3 has offered more new and discounted services during the pandemic, including VSAT service for the U.S. and Caribbean at 4G prices, free file sharing, and free data. The…

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Monaco19: Tied down and gimballed, S/Y Lush crew at work for the sail of it

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By Dorie Cox “We’re not so much on flowers,” Stew Cherie Neave said. Vases would mean one more thing to secure each day before setting sail on S/Y Lush, a…

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ACR offers Bluetooth MOB technology

Fort Lauderdale-based safety and survival specialist ACR Electronics has a new man overboard alarm system for cruisers and boaters that uses 5.0 Bluetooth technology. The ACR OLAS (Overboard Location Alert…

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From the Bridge: Satellite technology a make-or-break issue

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Satellite domes and antennae top most large yachts, and satellite-enabled devices are everywhere on board. Announcements of the “world’s fastest, lightest, ultra-compact, secure” satellite…

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From the Bridge: Do not mess with yacht crew meals

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Yacht crew pack in a boatload of duties each day, usually several tasks at the same time. But there are limits to multitasking when…

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