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Worrying news from Trinidad and Venezuela (19 Aug 2002)

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Friends of ours were held up at gunpoint at 10.30pm on the main road. They could not get transport so ... (Read more)

Thailand tightens rules for long term visiting boats (19 Aug 2002)

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The Thai government has decided to apply more strictly a law which has been in force for a few years ... (Read more)

Panama Canal Raises Fees But Yachts May Not Be Affected (19 Aug 2002)

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On June 7th, the Panama Canal Authority announced an increase in transiting fees of 13 per cent for all types ... (Read more)

French Polynesia Tightens Rules on Visa Extensions (19 Aug 2002)

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Any cruiser arriving in French Polynesia has to go thru one of 2 authorities to clear immigration: the gendarmes or ... (Read more)

No Night Clearance for Yachts in Bermuda (19 Aug 2002)

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Significant procedural change relates to yacht arrivals between the hours of 0000 and 0800 Atlantic Daylight Time. Bermuda Customs are ... (Read more)

Costa Rica Tightens Procedure for Visiting Yachts (19 Aug 2002)

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In the past Costa Rica's customs department would gladly except a photo copy of the documentation for port clearance procedures. ... (Read more)

Updated advice for boats sailing through piracy areas (19 Aug 2002)

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The Gulf of Aden, Red Sea and Somali waters including the surrounding waters of Socotra Island are piracy prone areas. ... (Read more)

Cuba tightens entry procedures for yachts (19 Aug 2002)

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An increasing number of yachts are visiting Cuba and the entry procedures have been modified. Yachts may now only clear ... (Read more)

St Lucia: An emotional finale to ARC 2017 (20 Dec 2017)

St Lucia: An emotional finale to ARC 2017

Prize Giving Saint Lucia In an emotional evening focusing on the achievements of the crews taking part in the 32nd ... (Read more)

7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Caribbean Sea, tsunami threat diminishes (10 Jan 2018)

7.6 magnitude earthquake shakes the Caribbean Sea, tsunami threat diminishes

As reported by The earthquake occurred west of Jamaica at a depth of just 6.2 miles (10 km). Tuesday ... (Read more)