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How do you prepare for a long boat trip as a yacht owner-operator?

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June 26, 2019
My previous blog talked about what it means to be a yacht owner-operator. This blog discusses the preparations involved in planning for a longer trip as an owner-operator.


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What does it mean to be a yacht owner-operator?

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June 12, 2019
If you have been following my blogs, or you have been around people who talk “boat speak” (dealers, brokers, boat show exhibitors), you may have heard the term “owner-operator”. What does that term mean, and what does being an owner-operator involve?


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Cruising the Bahamas: What would your ideal boat look like?

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June 4, 2019
I love cruising in the Bahamas. The many shades of blue and turquoise are simply incomparable and always unbelievably gorgeous.


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And the winner is …

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May 21, 2019
Did you hear that the winners of the World Superyacht Awards were announced last weekend?


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Leave only Footprints – Part II

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May 14, 2019
What can we as individuals … boat & yacht owners, crew, and other yachting industry professionals … do?


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Leave only Footprints – Part I

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May 8, 2019
Can the yachting industry reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact?


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Yachting with Pets: How much is that bunny in the window?

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April 29, 2019
Great experiences are better shared, especially when you can share them with those you love, including your pets. We usually cruise with our two rescue dogs, Cagney and Lacey, known as the Beagle sisters, as well as our two rabbits Biscotte and Oscar.


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Are stabilizers really worth it?

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April 23, 2019
Stabilizers and sailing aren’t really used in the same sentence, so when do we see them being used? Firstly, let’s start with a quick description of what stabilizers are, and how they might work.
Photo credit: unknown (for more photos go to www.McConaghyboats.com/adastra


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Adastra: Ready for take-off?

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April 22, 2019
Adastra, or “ad astra”, meaning “to the stars”, is a very appropriate name for this superyacht resembling a space ship design. Adastra is a 42.5-meter (140’) trimaran built by McConaghy Boats, and she looks like no other boat on the water!


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Some cool yacht design features seen at the Palm Beach International Boat Show

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April 12, 2019
Did you see any cool yacht design features at the Palm Beach International Boat Show?
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