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Crew can ease back pain by stretching, chiropractic care

  A deckhand on a yacht crew faces long hours of constant cleaning, scrubbing, polishing and chamoising to remove every bit of dirt, every bead of …

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Trophy Angling Category South Area – CLOSED!

Effective as of 11:30 p.m. (EST), April 10, 2016 the Angling category for large medium and giant “trophy” bluefin tuna (73” or greater) in the southern …

STP Palma shifts to digital radio

STP Shipyard Palma has begun using a digital radio system, which it claims makes it the first shipyard to do so. New legislation requires shipyards and yachts …

Furuno NavNet goes wireless

Marine electronics manufacturer Furuno has updated its systems apps and now offers free apps for the NavNet TZtouch system for Android devices. Furuno …

Captain joins Cable

Ft. Lauderdale’s Cable Marine has hired Capt. Matt Gibbons, retired from the U.S. Navy. In his new position, Capt. Gibbons will be responsible for new …

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Victoria International Marina opens for yachts this summer

Victoria International Marina opens for yachts this summer

After more than 30 years in the making, the $17.8 million (24 million Canadian dollars) Victoria International Marina is on track to …

NY marina now ready for megayachts

NY marina now ready for megayachts

Large yachts headed to New England this summer can now call on Danfords Marina in Port Jefferson, N.Y. The recently renovated marina now …

It’s all in the family for RPM’s Rubano

It’s all in the family for RPM’s Rubano

By Dorie Cox Every day, Joseph J. "Joe" Rubano scrolls through his online calendar list of 63 employees to see who has a birthday or …

Owner’s View: Text on your own time

Owner’s View: Text on your own time

Owner's View: by Peter Herm This article is about the now ubiquitous smartphone and the crew management challenges it creates. The …