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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

Submitted to The Triton George M. Irvine Jr. passed away on Nov. 13 at the age of 89. He was an icon in the marine industry. From humble beginnings, he started …

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 …

Fraser names top captains, crew during Monaco Yacht Show

Capt. Graham Wilkinson of S/Y Prana was named Captain of the Year at the 16th annual Fraser Yachts Captains’ Dinner during the Monaco Yacht Show. The Best …

Larson launches beacon with motion sensor

Texas-based Larson Electronics, an industrial lighting company, has launched a low-voltage LED strobe beacon equipped with a momentary toggle switch and a …

Marine air conditioning systems line expands

Michigan-based Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America has expanded its line of self-contained marine air conditioning systems. The FCF Platinum Series …

Monitoring system launched

Coral Gables, Fla.,-based Yacht Group has launched a boat monitoring system called Yacht Protector, which uses wireless sensors to allow owners to track the …

Take time to see Panama before and after transits

The Pacific Coast of Panama has excellent fishing, big game fish as well as bottom and in-shore fishing. The best times are when it hasn’t been raining much …

YPI hosts photo contest

YPI launches the first ‘Photo of The Year’ competition on the theme of ‘Quality Time at Sea’. Crew are invited to share some their experiences, sights …

Traffic advisory for SE 17th Street in Ft. Lauderdale May 20-22

A traffic advisory is expected for SE 17th Street in Ft. Lauderdale during the weekend of May 20-22 for the speaking engagement of Hillary Clinton. Media …

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Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

UPDATE Dec. 6 A planned repair of the railroad bridge in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will close navigation to the city's major shipyards for …

Hiring yacht crew challenges captains

Hiring yacht crew challenges captains

Hiring crew is one of yachting's biggest challenges, according to some captains. They aim to pick the right candidates, but often …

There’s one more step after selling a boat: Take care of the crew

There’s one more step after selling a boat: Take care of the crew

The goal of most of the exhibitors at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is to sell boats. From the anecdotal stories I heard …

Government officers clarify policies for yachts in U.S. waters

The rules for yachts and crew in U.S. waters can all be found in written regulations, but there are often questions as to interpretation. …