I've long felt that the DeLorme inReach is a valuable safety and communications tool for boats that sometimes go beyond reliable cellular (and/or VHF) contact with friends, families and rescue centers.
U.S. citizens can legally take their boats to Cuba—finally! In April we brought the first American boats to Havana under our new “Rallies to Cuba: Learn the Lingo” program.
If I was once again in New Bern, North Carolina, about to cruise north with spring -- instead of watching late April freaking snow fall in Maine -- I'd certainly have the new Cruisers' Net app loaded on my iPad.
The U.S. Treasury Department has granted Merrill Stevens Yachts a license to convey qualified U.S. citizens to Cuba on crewed charter vessels.