Watson Island to Play Bigger Role in 2016 Yacht & Brokerage Show

The annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach will have additional megayachts on display at nearby Watson Island come 2016. You may recall that in February 2014, Show Management, which co-owns the event, announced the displays would expand to Watson Island in 2015. Watson Island, in sight of the Perez Art Museum Miami, located Continue reading


New Zealand Granting Superyacht-Specific PEC

Good news for those of you with New Zealand on your cruising itineraries. Your captain can now apply for a Pilotage Exemption Certificate (PEC) for Fiordland. Previously, superyachts interested in this South Island region, named for its stunning fjords, were required to have a full-time pilot onboard. The requirement was dictated by the Southland Regional Continue reading