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4th of July Fireworks: 5 Megayacht Meccas

Independence Day is a week away. It’s therefore high time you figured out where you’ll be taking in the 4th of July fireworks displays. Many are near or over waterways, making it ideal for taking your megayacht. In some cases, you can even anchor close to the show. Here are five cities offering a plethora Continue reading


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Bahia Mar Now 2nd Yacht-Specific Foreign-Trade Zone in USA

Add another famous Fort Lauderdale locale to the newly created foreign-trade zone (FTZ). It’s Bahia Mar, the marina many know as the primarily location for the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. You may remember that earlier this month, Lauderdale Marine Center became America’s first duty-free yachting area. It was the first business to formally Continue reading


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President Trump’s Cuba Directive Doesn’t Affect Superyachts

On June 16, President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering new travel restrictions for Cuba. Despite stating that they would reverse restrictions eased by the Obama administration, he largely left current policy intact. In fact, the directive “will have no effect” on superyachts setting their sights on Cuba from American shores in the near future. Continue reading