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Small boats coming home to Vallarta Yacht Club

Vallarta Yacht Club Exceeds Job-Saving Fundraiser Goals

When Vallarta Yacht Club in NV, Mexico was forced to close its doors in March due to COVID_19, the members embarked upon a mission to help their employees. Their subsequent fundraising campaign, S.O.S. (Save Our Staff) exceeded expectations and returned more than enough money to keep paying their nine, permanent staff through the remainder of 2020.
Single shovel ready to dig

The Club at Westpoint Live-Streams Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Club at Westpoint Harbor hosted a 'pandemic-adjusted' groundbreaking ceremony for its new ecologically sensitive, multi-purpose building last Saturday. Members from across the US joined the board of directors via live-streaming from the new building site.
MT crew cheer will wrapping sails after COI test

‘Matthew Turner’ Passes Final COI Test

Good News! Last Friday 'Matthew Turner' passed the test! The final ‘test’ was the Man Overboard (MOB) drill, and thanks to lots of practice, drilling and efficient crew, 'Matthew Turner' passed with flying colors, and is now officially a Coast Guard “Inspected Vessel” — able to carry passengers for hire.

New Zealand Engulfed in Torrential Rain and Floods

"They are calling it a one in 500 year rainfall here in Whangarei," friends of Latitude Lewis and Alyssa Allen of the Island Packet 420 Levana told us over the weekend. Whangarei, (pronounced fong-ah-ray) a boating hub on the east coast of the North Island, recorded 214 millimeters of rain — that's almost eight and a half inches — in 24 hours on July 17, and a further 44 mm the following day, according to New Zealand’s MetService.