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New immigration checkpoint for Andaman islands

India’s Port Blair airport has been designated an authorized immigration clearance point, making it more convenient for yachts traveling to the Andaman and …

New Zealand council may tax yachts that anchor out

A proposal before the Auckland Council in New Zealand seeks a fee for foreign yachts that anchor in the area, according to a report in the New Zealand Herald. …

Colors, carvings and curves worth the challenge in Papua New Guinea

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Headhunters, warriors, spears, bows and arrows – ready for something different? Then join me on a trip up the river …

Great travel photography calls for ‘insider’ eye

Photo Exposé: by James Schot Welcome aboard, photo enthusiasts. Happy sailors and I have one thing in common: a love of  traveling – meeting people, …

High winds, rain wreak havoc in Italy

Strong winds and heavy rain ran over Italy this week, killing 11 people in landslides, rising floodwaters, tornadoes, fallen trees, and rough surf. Winds of up …

India lifts visit limit to Andaman Islands

In a move to boost tourism in the Andaman Islands, the government of India has removed a 30-day restriction on foreigners visiting 29 of the islands, making it …

New Customs House in St. Kitts nearly done

The Customs House in the Marina Village in Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts is scheduled to be complete in September. When it opens, it will include customs and …

Indonesia looks at scrapping luxury goods tax on yachts

Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said her ministry is studying a proposal to eliminate the luxury goods tax, or PPnBM, imposed on foreign …

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

By Jenifer Rosser Crossing the South Pacific offers a multitude of dazzling countries, islands, lagoons and reefs to enchant even –the most discerning yacht …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, in early June to …

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Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Yachts sold S/Y Meteor, a 170-foot (52m) Royal Huisman schooner launched in 2007, sold by YPI broker Will Bishop, who represented the …

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations …

Yacht couple blends life, science, emotion in book

Yacht couple blends life, science, emotion in book

By Dorie Cox A fish called the shrimp goby and a burrowing blind shrimp are most always together on the seafloor. They stay close enough to …

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