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Chief engineer Jan “Yannie” Nielsen dies in an accident at home

Chief Eng. Jan “Yannie” Nielsen died suddenly when he suffered a slip and fall accident at his home in Honduras on Oct. 2, according to a close friend. He …

Triton Expo 2017

The Fall Triton Expo brought together more than 750 captains, crew and industry professionals last night to network and meet with 42 yacht-related businesses …

Airport in St. Maarten reopens after hurricanes

St. Maarten’s airport reopened yesterday for commercial flights after hurricanes Irma and Maria last month. The Princess Juliana International Airport …

From the Bridge: Captains share surprises, concerns and tools of hurricane prep

From the Bridge By Dorie Cox Many yacht captains in Fort Lauderdale prepared for a Category 5 hurricane early last month. After first landfall in the Caribbean …

Deckhand on M/Y Lady Sara dies in Monaco

Deckhand Brandon Fisher, of M/Y Lady Sara, died last week in Monaco. It is unclear if he died on Sept. 27 or 28 according to a fundraising page created by his …

Triton networks with Bluewater

After a delay from Hurricane Irma last month, the Triton joined with Bluewater USA in Fort Lauderdale and about 300 captains, crew and industry professionals …

Yacht facilities planned for Yokohama

By Dorie Cox Waterfront properties are being developed by the city government in Yokohama, Japan, and Superyacht Logistics (SYL) Japan is working with …

Yachts reconsider course after hurricanes

By Dorie Cox Around the end of the U.S. Atlantic hurricane season, Nov. 30, yachts migrate south from the Bahamas through the Caribbean to islands off of …

RYC promotes from within to replace Glass

By Dorie Cox Shawn Schmoll has been promoted to a top “jack-of-all-trades” position at Roscioli Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale. He brings 30 …

Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

UPDATE: Wed., Sept. 20 Click for Hurricane Maria update for Sept. 20 from Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)’s website. UPDATE: Tues., Sept. …

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Chief engineer Jan “Yannie” Nielsen dies in an accident at home

Chief engineer Jan “Yannie” Nielsen dies in an accident at home

Chief Eng. Jan “Yannie” Nielsen died suddenly when he suffered a slip and fall accident at his home in Honduras on Oct. 2, according to …

Triton Expo 2017

Triton Expo 2017

The Fall Triton Expo brought together more than 750 captains, crew and industry professionals last night to network and meet with 42 …

Plea comes for medical supplies to aid in Caribbean

Plea comes for medical supplies to aid in Caribbean

By Lucy Chabot Reed When YachtAid Global called after two hurricanes swept over the Caribbean, Rebecca Castellano pulled out all the …

Rules of the Road: Tricky tonnage measurement not about weight

Rules of the Road: Tricky tonnage measurement not about weight

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Tonnage is an important topic in the maritime and yachting industry. Tonnage forms the basis …

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