Events List

Newport Foodies Stroll

Newport, Rhode Island newport, RI

Enjoy the best from local eateries while immersed in the rich history of Newport’s historic streets. The series runs through October 15.  

Miami Spice Restaurant Months

Miami, FL Miami, FL

The best chefs in Greater Miami and Miami Beach feature three- course meals at top eateries for just $28 for lunch/brunch and $42 for dinner. View participating restaurants online.

Key West Lobsterfest

Key West Florida Key West, FL

This 25th annual festival host galleries, restaurants, pool parties, charity pub crawl, street fair, live music, lobster brunch, and local bars on Duval Street for an everything lobster celebration.

Safe Harbor Race Weekend

Newport, Rhode Island newport, RI

Held at Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard at 1 Washington St. this is Safe Harbor’s newest sailing event for all sailors with monohull and multihull vessels over 30 feet.

Recent News

MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT scientists turn seawater to drinking water with the push of a button

MIT researchers have recently developed a portable desalination unit that weighs less than 10 kilograms, requires less power to operate than a cellphone charger, and can also be driven by a small, portable solar panel. The device utilizes electrical power...

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Underwriters at the helm

Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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The forever sought-after rotation

The forever sought-after rotation

Three words: Charter Rotation Position! These three words bring joy to the ears of many in search of their next vessel. Charter yachts provide the ability to earn extra cash, while rotations provide the extra freedom of time. Everyone wants it — but first, there are a few concerns to take into account.

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Pollution insurance required in U.S. waters

Pollution insurance required in U.S. waters

Operating yachts in U.S. waters requires compliance with a number of laws, regulations, and codes. Many of these requirements are met through various means, including vessel design, insurance, specific contractors, approved manuals, and safe operations. Applicability of these obligations...

Crew Finances: Navigating the obstacles

Crew Finances: Navigating the obstacles

A wandering life is a wonderful thing … except when it comes to taxes, residencies, and mortgages! With a little help from specialists, navigating the financial hurdles of a life on the move doesn’t have to be difficult.

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U.S. seizes Russian-owned superyacht Amadea

U.S. seizes Russian-owned superyacht Amadea

The U.S. has taken control of the Russian-owned M/Y Amadea, a 350-foot German-built yacht launched in 2016 that had been in Fiji since mid-April, awaiting judgment in an appeal filed by the yacht’s...

Pelagic permits

Pelagic permits

Permits and catch reports can be processed online by NOAA Fisheries. NOAA Fisheries, also known as the National Marine Fisheries Service, is an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration within the Department of Commerce. It has five regional...