LED Indicator Enhances Shore Power Convenience

The ability to quickly verify whether shore power connections carry live current is a basic safety benefit to any boater. Hubbell Marine offers 30A cable sets with a high-intensity LED indicator that glows bright green when power is on. The …

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Sailing with Charlie: Mixed Signals

Graphics by Anouk Sylvestre

Chartering is a huge revenue earner for the Caribbean. This tourism sector is the single most important for many island nations and it involves several facets – bareboat chartering, sail training and crewed yacht charters. The latter involves fully catered …

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Bermuda: A Photo Journal

3. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Shaped like a fish hook, the islands of Bermuda are surrounded by turquoise waters with pink sand beaches. Traveling the string of seven islets connected by bridges on narrow roads, viewers are rewarded with lush foliage, fragrant bougainvillea, small farms, …

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The Beast Has Arrived at Lauderdale Marine Center

  Bigger is better at the Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC). In August, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based largest yacht repair facility in the U.S. welcomed a massive five stories tall, 47-foot wide travel lift, aptly nicknamed ‘The Beast’. This green-colored machine …

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Caribbean Recipes: Alaskan Pan Seared Halibut

The Caledonia Room Restaurant located at the Valhalla Resort, a 27-room hotel inside the Innsbruck Golf Resort in Helen, Georgia had their grand opening in July. Dean Hill, the executive chef did an amazing job, serving many delicacies, such as the Alaskan Pan …

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Nautical Refresh for Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach

  There’s a new nautical vibe at the iconic Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, a DoubleTree by Hilton, located between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Home of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the refresh of this 296-room …

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Boston Whaler Gives Back

Boston Whaler showed its arty side this summer with a donation of over $1,400 to the Atlantic Center for the Arts to support scholarships to the center’s Summer Art Camp. The money was raised during through the raffle of two …

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New Faces, New Ownership at Curaçao Marine

Marc Rooijakkers, managing director (left) and yard manager Gareth Weber. Photo courtesy Curaçao Marine

An even higher level of service and even greater efficiency in yard work are a few of the priorities of Curaçao Marine’s new owners. Sold earlier this year, Curaçao Marine, which is located at the Willemstad harbor, is one of …

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Charter Tips for South Florida & The Bahamas

Cruising grounds that range from deserted beaches in off-the-beaten-track destinations to those offering the glitz and glamor of big city dining and dancing. These are the opportunities for chartering in South Florida and the Bahamas. Its hard to find this …

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Top Ten Caribbean Cocktails

Mamajuana … an aphrodisiac. Photo Nick Argires / Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism

‘It’s Five O’clock Somewhere’ is a popular song title and statement that green lights imbibing an alcoholic beverage at any time of day. This is especially popular in the Caribbean where rum flows freely and every hour is a happy …

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Recent Renovations at Port St. Pete

Port St. Pete, one of the newest superyacht marinas in Florida and the only one of its kind on the state’s Gulf Coast, now combines the best of land and sea. “The recent $5 million renovation of Port St. Pete …

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‘Bloodline’ Sites in the Keys Attract Visitors

Photo by Jill Zima Borski

Location scouts surely had a field day in the Florida Keys sightseeing and frequenting bars and restaurants while finding suitable filming locations for Bloodline, the wildly successful Netflix series that filmed three seasons in the Upper Keys. From scenic beaches, …

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Long Island Tips & Excursions

As the name implies Long Island is a very long and narrow island.  It is about a 35 miles sail from Great Exuma and is one of my favorite islands in the Bahamas. Due to how long this island is, …

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BilgeKleen

The Centek Industries BilgeKleen™ filter system automatically removes oil, gas, diesel fuel and other hydrocarbon pollutants from bilge water before it is discharged overboard. The patented system uses a filtering medium that binds to hydrocarbons and allows water to pass …

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Transom Cross Tie Cleat

The new Taco Marine® Transom Cross Tie Cleat gets dock lines up and away from outboard motors when tying off at the stern. The portable, 15° cleat, which also helps protect motor cowlings, will accommodate up to 3/4 inch dock …

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Premium Quality Dock Box Holds Three 7ft Rods

When a single fishing rod can cost upwards of $400, it makes sense to protect it from damage and theft. To safeguard this valuable equipment, Better Way Products manufactures the model 825 Rod Box, a premium quality dock and deck …

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