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Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

By Dorie Cox The first frightening trip was out the door of the hotel bathroom. Four charter boat guests stood up from the floor of their room at the Treasure…

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Crew contracts vital, no guarantee of rights

By Dorie Cox At the start of a new job, many crew are asked to sign a contract that defines wages, scope of work, leave and more. For charter vessels,…

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Crew Unlimited and ICT in Ft. Lauderdale join with Bluewater in Europe

Crew, employees, industry expect opportunities as European and U.S. companies partner to expand yacht crew training, placement   By Dorie Cox Yacht crew and industry professionals anticipate benefits from the…

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Yacht crew, mariners donate food for 16th Yachts du Coeur in Cannes

Update Sept. 18 About one ton of food was collected from yachts this morning during the annual Yachts du Coeur in Cannes. About 500 people attended, according to event organizer,…

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Friendly, poor; Cuba’s contrasts stark to visiting yachts and crew

This month’s survey comes from the curious mind of a yacht captain wondering what his fellow yachties are planning to do about Cuba (if anything) and the possibility of U.S.…

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