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The Wrath of Gonzalo: Lessons Learned

As many as 70 boats were damaged or lost when hurricane Gonzalo hit St. Martin. Photo: OceanMedia

For the island of St. Maarten/St. Martin, sitting astride the hurricane belt, October 13 2014 will be remembered by the Caribbean sailing community for years to come. The way some commentators took to social media to berate boats caught in …

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What Now for Yacht Insurance?

In the November issue of All At Sea we ran a short interview with a European insurance broker who gave us an initial response to the devastation in Grenada, in particular that: “Storing a yacht on the hard with standard rigging was …

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