June 24, 2020

Secretary Bernhardt Announces More Than $54 Million to Keep Waters Clean, Support Outdoor Recreation

an NMMA article

Last Friday, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced $32.8 million in grants – with an additional non-federal match of $21.9 million – for states and communities to support outdoor recreation and help boaters keep America’s waters clean.

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Classification Societies – What are they and how are they treated under US Law

by David Bohonnon, Steve Clark & Jody T. McCormack of Bohonnon Law Firm, LLC

Many commercial vessels and large private yachts are classified, meaning that the vessel meets or exceeds a set of standards and rules for design, construction and maintenance that are promulgated by the classifying society.

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100 Putts to Sales Success - It Takes What It Takes

by John Chapin

From the title, you might think this article is about networking on the golf course and having a successful business. It’s not. It actually refers to something I heard Phil Mickelson say on a recent podcast by Ed Mylett.

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Survival Tips from Our Clients to Manage During an Economic Downturn

By: Danielle J. Butler, Managing Partner of Luxury Law Group; dbutler@luxurylawgroup.com

When approached to draft a realistic and helpful column on how a business is to survive COVID 19, I thought who better to get advice from then our yacht owning clients, considering the majority of these individuals make the world’s economy peak or crest. 

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C-MAP Launches New Site for Recreational Boaters

by Boating Industry

C-MAP announced the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters.

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