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NV Charts updates Cuba series

NV Charts, a Dutch provider of charting products for navigation, has released updated all four Cuba chart sets. NV Charts’ four regions 10.1 through 10.4 …

Chartering in Spain triples after tax amended

At the end of 2013, the Spanish government amended the law relating to the matriculation tax, which made chartering in Spain prohibitive. The amendment …

Visit the beauty of Cuba, underwater

Note: Capt. Brandon Burke was the deckhand/dive instructor of a 120-foot yacht in 2011 when the owner took the yacht to Cuba for a diving excursion. He shares …

Cuba travel for yachts easier, but not easy

A room full of captains, crew, agents and managers left a seminar about travel between the U.S. and  Cuba yesterday morning just as full of questions as when …

Charleston to be deepest East Coast harbor

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given its final substantive approval for the deepening of South Carolina’s Charleston harbor to accommodate post-Panamax …

China builds airstrip on reef

China is building a third airstrip in contested territory in the South China Sea, according to a story by Reuters news service. Satellite photographs show a …

Olympic dockage available

Brazil Yacht Services has entered into an exclusive agreement with Pier Maua to provide dedicated dockage for yachts at its facilities in downtown Rio de …

Yacht dive tour guides open in Fiji

Superyacht Private Expeditions (SPE), specialists in international dive adventures, has launched its Fiji division with offices in Marina Denarau. Tahiti …

Canada plans floating LNG facility off Vancouver Island

Steelhead LNG has signed an agreement and lease with the Malahat Nation to build Malahat LNG, a liquid national gas facility, on the shore land formerly known …

Indonesia building marinas to attract yachts

The Tourism Ministry in Indonesia is working toward attracting up to 5,000 yachts to visit in 2019. “We have set a target of attracting 1,500 yacht visits in …

Editor’s Picks

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …