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Abacos Chartering Tips

By PMY Staff | Posted November 2012

The inside scoop to chartering yachts in the Abacos islands of the Bahamas.

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Chartering the British Virgin Islands Aboard Encore, a 150-foot Megayacht from Trinity Yachts.

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2012

Guests who enjoy an attentive crew, mouthwatering meals, and a bevy of watersports should jump right in and cheer for a charter on this renewed boat with the latest amenities.

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Great Loop Cruise

By Peter A. Janssen | Posted August 2012

Peter Janssen shakes hands with the heart of America on a 700-mile leg of The Great Loop aboard a Beneteau 34 Swift Trawler.

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Enjoy the Virgin Islands During Hurricane Season

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted June 2012

It is possible to reason with hurricane season and find blessed solitude in the British Virgin Islands.

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Off the Chart

By Bentley Collins | Posted April 2012

Chivalry Isn’t Dead—But It Might Have Dirty Feet.

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Fishing for world-class black marlin in Austrailia

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted March 2012

An angler goes Down Under in search of a record grander.

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Sailors-turned-powerboaters

By PMY Staff | Posted March 2012

The further adventures of our sailors-turned-powerboaters.

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Norwegian cruising tips

By Alyssa Haak | Posted March 2012

A Norwegian crew offers tips on the islands and food of their home waters.

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Bienvenido a Miami

By Kevin Koenig | Posted February 2012

Miami residents Eric Horstmeyer and his wife Nicole Boswell-Horstmeyer are every bit the couple-about-town in the Magic City. They are based out of Miami and are intimately...

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Explorer Yachts

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2012

In less enlightened times, unexplored areas of the map were marked with the simple phrase, “Here Be Dragons.” Nowadays as paper charts have been fleshed out,...

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Finding a Charter Broker

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted December 2011

Finding a Charter Broker: The best times you’ve had with family and friends have been on the water, on your own boat.../p>

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Norway

By Alyssa Haak | Posted December 2011

To begin preparing for a trip to Norway, I checked the weather (cool and rainy) and the charts (much farther north than I’d thought). But the most interesting part of my...

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Marina Pez Vela, Costa Rica

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011

Off Costa Rica’s Marina Pez Vela, an Indo-Pacific sailfish puts the “trip” in fishing trip.

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S.S. Sapona

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2011

Just south of Bimini, a ghostly apparition rises from the crystalline depths, a shipwreck so sun-bleached and battered it resembles the skeletal rib cage of some Leviathan...

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We cruise the Gulf Coast six years after hurricane Katrina

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2011

Starting a boat trip with a ride in a Dodge pickup is odd perhaps. But then, the tour it facilitated sorta set the tone for the rest of that sunny day this past April. Vice...

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Die-Hard Sailboaters Switch to Powerboating

By Text and Photos... | Posted September 2011

How do life-long cruising sailors switch from a much-loved Beneteau 423 to a Marlow 57E motoryacht after just three months of boat shopping? We aren’t entirely sure...

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Women-only boating school

By Alyssa Haak | Posted September 2011

Capt. Patti Moore stood next to me at the flying-bridge helm and urged me to navigate the 42-foot Grand Banks Paper Moon closer to Mile Marker 16.

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A megayacht adventure in the Bahamas' Exuma chain of islands

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2011

Truth in Advertising: It Is Better In The Bahamas.At the tail end of an endless northern winter, the catchy jingle of a well-timed Bahamian marketing campaign was stuck in my head...

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Having a Blast in Bimini

By PMY Staff | Posted July 2011

Having a Blast in Bimini: The PMY Rendezvous went off without a hitch. The inaugural PMY Rendezvous recently made quite a splash in Bimini this past Fourth of July weekend with...

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End of the World Bar, Bimini

By Kevin Koenig | Posted July 2011

Lost in Paradise: I have a confession to make: I love beer. Vodka was a cheap fling, whiskey and I have had a falling out (no pun intended), and I told tequila to hit the bricks...

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JeMaSa - 164-foot Megayacht

By Alyssa Haak | Posted June 2011

There are no Jetways at the Antigua airport. As soon as the doors of my plane opened, I plunged directly into the warm Caribbean air. A man sang greetings, and a woman distributed...

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Aboard Feadship's 152-foot Megayacht Audacia along the Cote d’Azur.

By Alyssa Haak | Posted December 2010

C’est MagnifiqueA Glimpse of the good life along the Cote d’Azur.photos by Jim Raycroft There are many ways to leave the Monaco Yacht Show: by car, by train, by helicopter. But...

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Cruising the St. Johns River

By Kevin Koenig | Posted December 2010

Still WatersAmong Alligators and the Ghosts of Mad Men on the Mighty St. Johns.The Betty Jane pushes up the St. Johns to ports unknown, at least to a lifetime Yankee like me.Late...

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Easy Does It

By Catherine Pearson | Posted August 2009

For many of us, the dream of owning a boat goes something like this: You buy a beautiful, powerful vessel that somehow stays in mint condition with minimal work and cost. You run...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2009 #1: Dubai

By Catherine Pearson | Posted July 2009

Dubai's stunning staircase is the centerpiece of the yacht#1: Dubai | 531'5"Built for a prince and sold to a Dubai-based monarch, the world’s largest yacht has certainly had some...

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The Not-So Great Loop

By Paul Brou | Posted June 2009

The author (in the green shirt) and his brother Mike. “Seasick?” I asked in a tone that mixed sympathy with infernal edginess. My brother Mike looked straight back at me and, as...

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