Tag Archives: Cuba

Man Paddleboards from Cuba to the U.S.

Standup paddleboards have become a popular addition to many cruising sailboats, but not many travel this far on them… A Tennessee musician on Friday became the first paddleboarder to cross the Florida Straits between Cuba and the United States, making … Continue reading

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Couple Jailed After Abducting their Children and Fleeing to Cuba in a Sailboat

An American couple who allegedly kidnapped their two sons and sailed to Havana last week sat in a Florida jail Wednesday after Cuba hastily handed them over to U.S. officials. Cuban authorities turned over the family of four to the … Continue reading

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HIYC of Cuba Welcomes All Cruisers for 20th Anniversary

We think this would be amazing to participate in, but we want to remind readers of all nationalities to check into the details and legalities of cruising to Cuba. On May 21st, the Hemingway International Yacht Club of Cuba (HIYC … Continue reading

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New Digital Charts Available for Cuba

If Cuba’s on your list of destination’s, you’ll definitely want to add these new charts to your digital library. NV-charts, a global supplier of precision charting products for mariners and cruising sailors, extended its coverage and produced new chart regions … Continue reading

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Hurricane Rina Headed Towards Mexico

Hurricane Rina is expected to hit the Yucatan Peninsula as we speak. The 17th named storm in the Atlantic was expected to gain strength on Wednesday and increase its ranking to more than a category 2 storm. After making landfall … Continue reading

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New Co-Op Formed in Anticipation of Lift on Cuba Travel Ban

With anticipation that President Obama will soon lift the travel ban on American tourists visiting Cuba, representatives of Cuba, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands met during the recent Miami International Boat Show to draft a strategy to handle the predicted … Continue reading

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