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Microturbines enter yachting

California-based Capstone Turbine Corp., a manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has ordered 10 more of the ultra low-emission, diesel-fueled units for …

SatSleeve turns cell phone into sat phone

The newest version of the Thuraya SatSleeve transforms a standard iPhone into a satellite phone.   By docking an iPhone into the SatSleeve, users can call …

We may be entering new financial bubble

There are a lot of mixed feelings in the market today. We are hitting all-time market highs, but at the same time the feeling on the street seems to be that …

Tahiti offers land and sea options

With unparalleled diving, clear waters and sparsely populated villages, these islands in any other part of the world might be overrun with tourists and …

Crew Eye

It looks as though 164-foot M/Y Arianna has sprouted sails in this iPhone photo taken by Capt. Ian van der Watt of M/V Copasetic.   Behind Arianna is the …

Thousands chow at Chowder Cook-off

Summer has officially begun in Newport this year as several thousands of people attended the 32nd annual Great Chowder Cook-off at Newport Yachting Center on …

PYA: Astro Nav still under review

The Professional Yachting Association released this statement in May: Following a meeting between the PYA and Roger Towner, registrar general of shipping & …

Crew agencies get MLC nod

Two yacht crew placement agencies have been found compliant with MLC 2006 Convention requirements. “We are delighted to have gained compliancy prior to …

New 5nm light introduced

Georgia-based Hella Marine has introduced a new 5nm masthead LED lamp for vessels up to 164 feet.   The NaviLED PRO 5nm Masthead Lamp weighs 5 ounces and …

Newport taps YAG

The Newport Charter Yacht Show has chosen YachtAid Global as the beneficial charity of its closing party and fundraiser. The show runs from June 17-20 at …

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Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

By Dorie Cox The U.S. Department of the Treasury on June 5 removed authorization for “group people-to-people” educational travel to …

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

On July 1, the iconic Willy T floating restaurant and bar will be allowed to return to its original location anchored off The Bight near …

Oh, the places yachting takes you

Oh, the places yachting takes you

By Katie Hunt Waking up at 5 a.m. isn’t unfamiliar to many of us yacht crew working in this fast-paced industry. So, as I walk into …

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald One of the biggest expenditures during a week-long or 10-day charter is the caviar and lobsters. And …

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