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Cruising Grounds: Patagonia yacht guide

By Carlos Miquel For non-seafaring people, Patagonia represents an outdoor clothing line or a distant piece of land with vast pampas and gauchos. For seafaring people, Patagonia is often identified…

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Five days of Ft. Lauderdale boat show bring in $857.3 million

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In five days, last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) generated $508.3 million in sales from show participants, according to a recent study. “That $508.3 million, those are direct…

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No cruising license, no problem

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By Capt. Debora Radtke There is a misconception among many captains, crew and yacht owners that a foreign-flagged vessel cannot cruise in the United States without a valid cruising license. They…

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Waterway dredging underway in Palm Beach, more on schedule

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Every season Capts. Donald and Natalie Hannon navigate segments of the 1,100-mile Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway from Virginia to Florida. The combination of natural inland waterways and dredged channels allows yacht…

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Commodore: Cuba needs to prepare for megayachts

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If megayachts gearing up to visit Cuba want to travel in luxury, they should plan to bring it with them, said Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich, commodore of the Hemingway International…

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Yacht boats and brokers in the news for November

Boats and Brokers news for November Recently sold M/Y Golden Compass, a 150-foot (45.7m) Picchiotti, by Philip Bell of Northrop & Johnson M/Y Galatea, a 131-foot (40m) Heesen launched in…

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Charter yacht fleet changing as owners make choices

A few developments in the charter market recently have triggered concerns and conversations about its future, chiefly an apparent trend of yacht owners to remove their vessels from commercial registration…

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42m yacht runs aground in Bahamas this morning

M/Y Unforgettable, a 42m Royal Denship, hit the rocks leaving the harbor at Albany Marina on New Providence Island in the Bahamas this morning. “The yacht ran aground leaving Albany…

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Yacht crew dress the part for opening day at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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Dressed and on deck, crew took a brief break to pose on opening day of the 56th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. PHOTOS by TOM SERIO Click to see…

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Big yachts help little islands after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

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Former yacht crew Sam and Jess Bell witnessed the devastation of category 5 Cyclone Pam when it hit the Republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean on March 13.…

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