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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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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


Visiting France? Your Crew Will Have to Pay French Social Security

Come July 1, you and your crewmembers may have to start paying into the French social security system, even if you’re not French. It’s due to a new law. That law dictates that all crewmembers living in France for more than three months a year must contribute to the French social security system. This, regardless Continue reading