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New Marshall Island Requirements | Week 14

Marshall Island Requirements for Medical Care On Board Ship and Ashore The Republic of the Marshall Islands has issued Marine Notice 7-042-1 which lists the medical products and equipment you must have on board. The Marine Notice inlcudes all of the forms you need on board as well as a list of required publications. The following publications must be carried […]

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Palm Beach Boat Show is Here! | Week 13

Visit Bluewater at the 2018 Palm Beach Boat Show at Clematis Tent 531 The 2018 Palm Beach Boat Show is finally here! It’s one of the largest Boat Shows in the country and Bluewater will be there at Clematis Tent 531 for the entire show. Stop by and speak with Toni Barber, our Bluewater Sales Representative. […]

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New Publications NP136 Volumes 1 & 2 | Week 12

New NP136: Ocean Passages for the World supports the planning of deep-sea voyages on most major routes, with details of weather, currents, ice hazards and distances between major ports. Previously condensed into one volume, this new set of NP136 contains far more detail than the outgoing edition. Ocean Passages for the World includes: -Individual chapters covering […]

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New Garbage Record Books from Cayman and MCA | Week 11

New amendments to MARPOL Annex V come into effect 1st March 2018. These amendments have resulted in changes to placards, garbage management plans, and garbage record books. These record books are required for record keeping of all garbage, discharges, incinerations and more. Cayman Island Shipping Registry Garbage Record Book 2018 (Available 12th March) MCA Garbage […]

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Important NEW BA Chart for the West Indies | Week 10

The new BA 2943, published 1st March, 2018, replaces BA 486 and BA 1218 for the Caribbean. The chart has a 1:1,000,000 scale of the West Indies and covers Honduras, Jamaica, and Cuba. To order this chart please contact your Bluewater Superyacht Coordinator or email largeyacht@bluewaterweb.com       Publications – Week 10  / 2018 […]

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Off the Beaten Track | Week 9

  Were you able to catch the Yacht Info Seminar at the Miami Yacht Show this weekend? The expert panel of yachtsmen spoke about taking the road less traveled to destinations such as Antarctica, Papua New Guinea, Patagonia, Indonesia, Fiji, and highlighted cruising the Northwest Passage, including to Newfoundland and Greenland. As a perfect example, click […]

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New Edition Grand Bahama Island | Week 8

    We are pleased to offer the new BA 398 which includes Freeport Roads, Grand Bahama Island, and Freeport Harbour.   The latest edition of BA 398 has been fully revised to account for the strong hurricane season.   To order this chart or any other BA charts or publications please contact your Bluewater Superyacht Coordinator or […]

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TimeZero Navigation Software Training Opportunity | Week 7

Bluewater Books and Charts will be hosting Nobeltec’s representative Matt Taylor at our Ft. Lauderdale showroom to conduct complementary training sessions on TIMEZERO navigation software and its native integration with Furuno electronics. Sessions will take place Wednesday and Thursday February 21st and 22nd at 1 PM. The training will last approximately two hours and you MUST REGISTER to attend. […]

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NEW Admiralty Digital Pubs + Aenp Version 18 | Week 6

  The UKHO is no longer supporting Version 15 and Version 16 of the ADP Digital Publications Software.  From January 1 2018 only Versions 17 and 18 will be supported.  If you need to update your ADP software to the newest version you may use this link to do so:  ADP v18 – No Videos (336 […]

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NEW Navtex and SafetyNet Manuals | Week 5

  We are pleased to offer the new 2017 editions of these important IMO publications. The new 6th edition of the Navtex Manual offers a clear explanation of how Navtex operates and how mariners can interpret the warnings issued by the Navtex service. Navtex Manual The new 4th edition of the International SafteyNET Manual describes how this […]

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