New Marine Antennas Bring Internet and Hi-Def TV on Board

marine antennas

Shakespeare®, global leader in marine antennas, has expanded boaters’ ability to stay in touch with the world with its new, innovative WebWatch™. The all-in-one Wi-Fi hotspot and high-definition television (HDTV) marine antenna can keep devices connected to the Internet from …

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TowBoatUS Comes to the Caribbean

TowBoatUS St. Thomas is the first TowBoatUS towing location in the Lesser Antilles. Photo: TowBoatUS

Captain Robert Manley, a New Jersey native who has been running marine businesses in the Caribbean for the last 25 years, has opened TowBoatUS St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. “I’ve been towing boats and helping boaters ever since I …

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DOT-Required Drug Testing is Now Paperless

required drug testing

Marine employers and Coast Guard credentialed individuals that have the need for required drug testing by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) can now do so in a paperless format. “The new eCCF (electronic Custody and Control Form) for DOT drug …

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Everglades Announces Latest Model

hybrid bay/offshore boat, 253 center console

There’s a lot to love about Everglades Boat’s masterfully-built, hybrid bay/offshore boat, 253 center console, launched this past November. Features include a massive 91-square-foot cockpit with tons of storage, multipurpose seating with two aft fold-down seats that convert to a non-skid …

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What’s New at Miami International Boat Show

Over 100,000 boating buffs from around the world are expected to attend the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show this year. Set for February 16 to 20, at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, this year’s show features several new …

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Sailing With Charlie: Referendum

Graphics by Anouk Sylvestre

Happy New Year, Everyone! Hope people have now got over the cataclysmic shift in the world’s political landscape during the latter months of the old year. Brexit and Trump certainly stole the limelight with their isolationist policies. The whole scenario, …

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Family Sailing – A Great Two Generation Sport

Carson Gifford (aft) and his father John Gifford (red cap) race their Melges 24 during the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Photo: OceanMedia/Gary Brown

It’s an age-old dilemma. Parents like to share interests with their kids, while kids are naturally wary of something that may seem uncool. Yet a sport like family sailing is something that transcends generations. This is a fact three Caribbean …

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Winners Named at Discover the Caribbean Series

Discover the Caribbean Series

Two weekends of racing, one for big boats and the other for dinghies, made the Discover the Caribbean Series a perfect opportunity to explore the great combination of sociability and sailing conditions offered at the host Ponce Yacht & Fishing …

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Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup

Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup

The sports fishing was slamming good at the Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup, presented by the Aruba Airport Authority and hosted out of the Varadero Aruba Marina & Boatyard in Oranjestad. In fact, a first day Grand Slam – the catch …

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Bahia Redonda Marina – Animal Rescue

Animal Rescue

From its inception and with the help of its owners, the Bahia Redonda Marina in Puerto La Cruz has been a free range, no kill animal sanctuary. Over the years many cruisers have taken on the job to help with …

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Visiting Nassau and Paradise Island

Visiting Nassau

In this issue, we will be visiting Nassau, the capital city on the island of New Providence.  Approximately 70-80% of the less than half a million population for the entire country resides here. During the early 1700’s this was a …

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