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VIPCA Presented twice at the USVI Governments Community Business Forum 2020 – keeping the Marine Yacht Charter in the foreground as a Covid-19 prepared and safe to remain open industry.
VIPCA Executive Director, Oriel Blake, is speaking on the Marine Industry in the U.S.Virgin Islands at the Business Forum including various expert presentations, question/answer and resourceful suggestions for business options you do not want to miss! December 16, 2020 Time : 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Platform: Microsoft Teams Live Email your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org … Continue reading Business Forum with Presentation by VIPCA
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Update Nov 12th 2020:These conditions apply to each inbound person over 5 years old: 1) Visitors need to be issued a Travel Certificate via the app bvigateway.bviaa.com 2) Valid negative PCR Covid 19 test within 5 days, submitted and approved, prior to BVI arrival from low risk countries and within 3 days for medium and high risk … Continue reading BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Update Nov 12th 2020:
Regulated Garbage and Garbage Removal Upon Arrival to USVI What is Regulated Garbage? Garbage containing or associated with plant or animal materials; generated onboard conveyances arriving from any place outside the United States, except Canada, is subject to requirements and safeguards for handling once in the United States. Garbage becomes regulated by APHIS per 7 CFR 330.401 … Continue reading Regulated Garbage Removal
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2020 Gowrie Group Official Insurance Sponsor of the 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November 12-15 St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). Gowrie Group, a nationally-focused, leading marine insurance agency that manages the comprehensive health insurance and yacht insurance programs offered to active members of the Virgin … Continue reading Gowrie Group Official Insurance Sponsor of the 2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for November 12-15
Board Director Jennifer Augspurger participated on the panel speaking at the CYBA Inclusive Charter Agreement V.2020.02: Click here to download. Changes made: Page 1 Broker now joins this agreement for Clause 10 Page 1 The Owner and Charterer have read, understood, and agreed to the terms Clause 7: Broker is liable for funds on his account … Continue reading CYBA Webinar Oct 9th 2020- Contract
Thursday July 23 O.Blake met with Senator Hodge to discuss his proposed bill of $2/person surcharge for USVI day-charters and $12/person foreign day-charter surcharge. Email sent requesting follow-up Aug 25th. No subsequent responses or replies to VIPCAs continued follow up. October 5th Executive Director of VIPCA, O.Blake, Testified in Legislature against the Bill 33-0349 regarding the … Continue reading Bill 33-0349 regarding the Tourism Revolving Enhancement Fund and potential passenger surcharges