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Commodore Escrich (second right) and Dr. Moisés Hernández (far right) with first and third place competitors

Ernest Hemingway International Billfish Tournament

The 64th ‘Ernest Hemingway’ International Billfish  Tournament, (EHIBFT) one of the oldest sport fishing events in the world, brought together 22 teams from the United States, Sweden, France, England, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Latvia, Spain, Russia and Cuba. During four days of fishing, ...

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nv charts announces the release of their new chart set for Region 10.3 Cuba Southwest, covering the southwestern coast of Cuba

Headed to Cuba? nv charts Has a New Chart!

nv charts announces the release of their new chart set for Region 10.3 Cuba Southwest, covering the southwestern coast of Cuba. This new, updated, meticulously surveyed chart set has been much anticipated by sailors in the Caribbean who have wanted ...

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Sunset over Cayo Largo. Photo by Holly Gauthier

Keep it Simple – Young, In Love, and Floating on a Dream

It is the stuff of dreams: cruising around the Caribbean on a sailboat, anchoring in pristine and secluded harbors, free-diving in clear, warm water, cuddling on deck under romantic sunsets and stars, and sharing the adventure with the most wonderful ...

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High Times in Havana at Cubas World Heritage Site

Sitting in the vanishing afternoon light, sipping a cold mojito in the faded Grandeur of Plaza Cathedral while listening to the beat of Cuban jazz, it’s easy to picture the splendor of Havana’s hedonistic past. The small square flanked by ...

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Cuba Jamaica Cayman Agree to Co-op Marine Promotion Plan

With anticipation that U.S. President Barack Obama will soon lift the travel ban on American tourists visiting Cuba, representatives of Cuba, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands met here during the recent Miami International Boat Show to draft a strategy to ...

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Pilar Wins 60th Ernest Hemingway Intl Billfish Fishing Tournament

At the end of May, 31 teams representing 17 countries participated in this milestone event fished out of Havana, Cuba. Destiny wanted a Spanish team on board the symbolic yacht Pilar, moored in Marina Hemingway, to win a Hemingway Tournament ...

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If They Build It Yankee Boats Might Come To Cuba

The 60th Ernest Hemingway International Billfishing Tournament happens this month at the Hemingway Marina in Havana, Cuba, but this milestone event will be sparsely attended, if at all, by the late author's own countrymen. With any luck, however, measures that ...

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PART II Cubas Boating Ambassador Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich

In our December issue, we printed the first part of an interview with Commodore José Miguel Díaz Escrich of the Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba (HIYC), who was recently appointed President of Marlin Marinas Business Group (MARLIN S.A.) in ...

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Cubas Boating Ambassador Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich

In August, Commodore José Miguel Díaz Escrich of the Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba (HIYC) was appointed President of the Business Group Marinas y Náuticas MARLIN S.A, better known as Marlin Marinas Business Group, the biggest marinas company in ...

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International Anglers Compete in Cuba

59th Ernest Hemingway Tournament draws 19 teams On June 1st, the Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba (CNIH of Cuba) was ready to celebrate the Captain’s Meeting of the 59th Ernest Hemingway International Bill fishing Tournament and welcomed captains and anglers ...

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Eight Transcaraibes Rally – Guadeloupe to Cuba

The eighth edition of the Transcaraibes Rally ended mid-April in Santiago de Cuba.  Ten participants, half monohulls and half multihulls, enjoyed 13 stopovers in five different countries.  Six nationalities were represented: Italy, Australia, UK, Malaysia, Switzerland, and France. Mid March ...

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