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Puerto Rico’s South Coast Anchorages

Puerto Rico south coast anchorages

Cruising the south coast of Puerto Rico offers something a little different from the usual blue seas and sandy white beaches of the Caribbean. Its coastline is 70-odd miles of historical Spanish lighthouses, small seaside towns, historic towns, mangrove habitat, …

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Alternative Anchorage Options in South Florida

South Florida anchorage options : Photo by Terry Boram

The 2016 Florida legislative session hit South Florida hard with anchoring restrictions in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. As of July 1, 2016, boaters can no longer anchor overnight in Middle River, Sunset Lake or between Rivo Alto Island and Di …

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Charter Provisioning: Purchase OR DIY?

Photo courtesy of The Moorings

There’s something about the sea air that revs an appetite. No wonder one of the most common questions when booking a bareboat charter is about provisioning. There are two ways to stock the galley. Do the shopping yourself. Purchase a …

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Carriacou: Down Island Time Travel

The anchorage in Tyrell Bay. Photo by Janet Hein

Sailing into Carriacou’s Tyrell Bay is a refreshing tack back in time. The bay, nearly half-a-mile wide, meets the land in a gentle curve, attached by a ribbon of sand and road. The bay often accommodates over 100 vessels flying …

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Charter Provisioning Pros & Cons: Packages vs. DIY

Photo courtesy of Jane Harrison at Megayacht Service, St. Maarten

When three couples from New Jersey chartered out of Tortola they chose to provision themselves rather than ask an on-island provisioner or select a package from their bareboat company. Why? “Ease and expense”, explains Jack Edwards, who planned the charter. …

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