Thousands of Cubans over the last half-century plus have taken to the seas of the Florida Straits in route to the U.S. Some were successful, some not, but to all it’s been a huge life-changing undertaking. Now, after a failed ...

For over 60 years Cuba has been off most cruisers’ itineraries. So, when the U.S. government loosened restrictions for American citizens, we decided to visit Cuba. And making the trip even more appealing was the fact that Cuba was just ...

The second annual Conch Republic Cup/Key West Cuba Race Week set for Jan. 22-to Feb. 3 is the only triangle race to Cuba, visiting two ports, Marina Gaviota in Varadero and Marina Hemingway in Havana, and includes the challenging return ...

The new event is organized by Ocean Cruising Club member Suzanne Chappell and billed as “more like a big buddy boating rally, where everyone has freedom to hop in and hop out at any time visiting Cuba and then the ...

Pantaenius Offer Yacht Insurance Coverage for U.S. Yachts Traveling to Cuba Due to American laws prohibiting American companies from paying U.S. dollars to Cuban government entities or individuals, no U.S. marine insurance companies were authorized to offer coverage. Pantaenius America ...

The list is getting impressive and it appears there’s a lot of pent-up interest from Americans looking to distance race to Havana. After the surprise rapprochement and the reopening of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba last December, conventional ...

Welcome to the first All At Sea of 2016. At this time, many editors like to look astern as the highlights of the past year bob in their wake but we are not going to do that, instead, we are ...

Just what are the regulations regarding travel to Cuba for American boaters? It seems everyone has a different answer, and that’s no surprise: the regulations have been changing seemingly faster than the printer can put out the new documents outlining them. What ...

Diplomatic relationship restored between US and Cuba, Matusalem Gran Reserva Solera 15, rich in Cuban history, was a rum worth exploring. ...

In 1994, I had the good fortune to sail to Cuba from Jamaica, and spend the three most enjoyable weeks of cruising in my life. This past spring, I had the opportunity to fly to Havana from Miami to experience ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

With anticipation that US President Obama will soon lift the travel ban on American tourists visiting Cuba, representatives of Cuba, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands met to draft a strategy to handle the predicted influx of boats heading south. ...

At the end of May, 31 teams representing 17 countries participated in this milestone event fished out of Havana, Cuba. ...

With any luck, measures that prohibit U.S. boats from visiting Cuba will be gone in time for the next big party, when the Hemingway International Yacht Club celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2012. ...

Part II of an interview with Commodore Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich of the Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba (HIYC), who was recently appointed President of Marlin Marinas Business Group ...

Throughout his life, Commodore Escrich has made it his mission to share his love of the water with all who come into contact with him. ...

19 registered teams coming from various international countries showed up for the Hemingway Yacht Club Annual Fishing Tournament ...