For tax reasons. The tax that the US government would levy should the boat dock, would be way in excess of the income it would generate from the business. The boat is designed with the European and Carribean market in mind. St. Tropez, Monte Carlo, Italy, Balearics, Nice, the list goes on, along with the money that is provided by the financially sound people that charter such, is way in excess of any reason to pop into New York Harbour. I hope that helps. John from Manchester... The Paneseer of all knowledge. email@example.com
The largest government owned yacht is: "Dubai" 162 meters (525 feet) owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai.
The largest privately owned yacht will be: "Eclipse" 167 meters (550 feet) owned by Russian magnate Admiral Abramovich. It is still under construction.
An anchor is attached to a boat or vessel by a "Rode" it could consist of rope, chain ,cable, or some kind of line, and can be used in any combination.
There is also another term for this and they are called "Hawsers.
Also consider mooring lines
a rode Just called an anchor line. However, the last section of the line, attached to the yacht is known as the 'bitter end'
The answer is south east. To go FROM San Juan TO Miami, it would be northwest.
that is just a myth. Some new owners choose not to re-name yachts because you have to buy new name boards, monogramed towels, etc.