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  1. New York City Customs/Immigration Clearing in Locations TPT

    US Northeast
    Clearing into New York city (or New Jersey) is now one of the most geographically difficult in the whole world! There is no direct public transport. Both locations are so far flung it would be economic suicide to go by Taxi. Neither office can give you advice on how to get there apart from ‘by...
  2. Paperwork involved after I purchase a boat.

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hi, I've been trying to find answer to this question but haven't been able to do so. I am currently in US and would be going home to Macedonia next year, which is a land locked country. I would either want to buy a boat from the US and ship it over, or buy a boat somewhere in Greece or another...
  3. Bahama traffic

    Cruising & Liveaboard Forum
    Hello, I have questions about traffic I guess. How often do you actually run into people out of port? Local/Gov officals? If I do not land in the bahamas and cruise through is it mandatory to check it? I've searched and its a bit muddled to me.. If it is posted and I missed it, I apologize...
  4. Importing a used, US flagged vessel - HELP!

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I am interested in importing a 2006 Leopard 43, built in South Africa, into the US. We've owned her for 7 years, in Mexico, she is US flagged and has never entered the US. Does anyone one have definitive knowledge (I have had many different replies so far) on import duties? Standard rate is...
  5. etiquette?

    Learning to Sail
    Lifetime small boat sailor. Purchasing Bristol 30 for island hopping. Anyone care to help me avoid a few gaffs? From reading hear (pun intended), I know quite is golden. Any social customs I might not be aware of? All opinions/input welcome. What are your pet peeves? Doc Semi-retired
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