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Georgia limits state sales tax on parts and equipment during a refit

On Feb. 16, the House of Representatives in the state of Georgia voted to limit state sales tax on parts and equipment during a refit at $500,000, according to …

Yacht crew run, raise money in Sint Maarten

IYC Crew hosted its 5th annual Run To The Beat Fun Run for superyacht crew in Sint Maarten on Feb. 5, raising $5,500 — its most yet — for the Sint …

Sailing yacht A seized in Gibraltar

The 142.8m S/Y A, the largest private sailing yacht in the world, has been seized in Gibraltar for a 15.3 million-euro claim filed by Nobiskrug, the German …

Caribbean Crewfest teaches safety, fun

Crew from 12 yachts took part in Acrew Caribbean Crewfest from Jan. 11-14 at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts. They participated in nine workshops, Crewfest …

Ft. Lauderdale’s Grand Floridian owner, Matthew Talchik, dies

Matthew Paul Talchik, owner of Charter One Yachts, died Jan. 5 at his home in Pompano Beach, Florida.  He was 43. In 1997, Talchik founded the company which …

Yacht captain cautions buyers at the pump in Grenadines – Tobago Cays

I am currently down in the Grenadines/Tobago Cays on charter and working with our agent, Heather, from Erika’s Marine Services, and had a situation happen …

Crew Eye from Motoryacht Lady Lola

USCG, partner agencies establish security zones near Palm Beach

Navigation alert from U.S. Coast Guard. Following is press release issued Nov. 22.: Coast Guard, partner agencies to establish security zones near Palm Beach …

Pioneer in fiberglass boats, Pipewelders’ George Irvine dies

By Dorie Cox George M. Irvine Jr., a pioneer in fiberglass marine development and owner of several marine business, died Nov. 13 of a heart attack at his home …

Thanks to yacht crew who helped the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew

I would like to give a huge “thank you” to the crew and owner of the 85-foot Azimut M/Y Sempre Grati for their participation in relief efforts for the …

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YMB17: Captains, brokers view Yachts Miami Beach with patience, optimism

YMB17: Captains, brokers view Yachts Miami Beach with patience, optimism

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Big changes came to the yacht show in Miami Beach this year. Throughout the 29-year history of the …

YMB17: Capt. Ted McCumber hired as commercial director of Feadship America

YMB17: Capt. Ted McCumber hired as commercial director of Feadship America

Dutch builder Feadship appointed Capt. Ted McCumber as commercial director of its America office, effective March 1. Capt. McCumber has …

Friends remember captain/engineer Badeau’s five decades in yachting

Friends remember captain/engineer Badeau’s five decades in yachting

By Dorie Cox Capt. Peter Weekes Badeau, who was as skilled in the engine room as in the wheelhouse, died on Feb. 6 at the Veterans …

Crew Coach: Age, experience make captains more desireable, not less

Crew Coach: Age, experience make captains more desireable, not less

Crew Coach by Capt. Rob Gannon A subject has come up recently with a couple of captains I have been working with in my coaching …