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Charter broker Tom Collins passes

Burgess charter broker Tom Collins passed away on Dec. 26 after an illness. He was 66 years old. Mr. Collins was a charter broker for 30 years before joining …

NMS opens in St. Thomas

National Marine Suppliers has opened a satellite location at the Marina at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas. The new store includes supplies for the galley, …

Boats and brokers in the news for January

Yachts sold M/Y Turmoil, the 209-foot world cruising Royal Denship built in 2006, by Chamberlain Yachts International. M/Y Lady Luck, a 195-foot (59m) Benetti, …

Nanny Cay adds dockage

The new outer marina at Nanny Cay in Tortola, BVI, opened in mid-December with 42 slips along the mangrove-lined shore. The final 78 slips are expected to be …

Boats and brokers in the news for December

Yacht recently sold A 220-foot (67m) new construction project from Amels, sold by Fraser Yachts broker Antoine Larricq in Monaco. It is due for delivery in …

JMS partners with Heesen

Heesen Yachts has appointed JMS to deliver the yacht management element of its new branded services announced at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Heesen …

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show attracts business, Americans

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed The 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show wraps up today, leaving a nice wake. Captains, crew, and exhibitors, …

Crew work with a smile, rain or shine at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Early weather reports suggested showers as an anticipated cold front came through, but the skies quickly darkened and the rains came suddenly in late morning. …

Triton Today photo gallery: Prepping for opening day

Under sunny and breezy skies, yacht crew kept busy yesterday washing, wiping, polishing and cleaning every inch of every yacht in preparation for opening day …

Triton Today nautical quiz and puzzles

Test your mates Just how nautical are your crew mates? Find out with this little nautical trivia quiz (scroll down a bit to find answers): Click here to play …

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Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure …

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The …

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

I have written much in these pages over the past year concerning the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. And I am compelled to …

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

There are myriad reasons why owners choose to endure the significant cost of big-boat ownership. Some use their boats as a business tool, …

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