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Grand Banks buys boatyard in Florida

Singapore-based Grand Banks Yachts has recently bought Stuart Yard, in Stuart, Florida. The 12,000-square-foot facility, to be named Stuart Yacht Basin, …

New Nightfinder combines infrared searchlight, strobe and camera

The Carlisle & Finch Co., an Ohio-based marine searchlight manufacturer, has introduced a new lighting device using LED infrared night vision technology. …

LYBRA launches first superyacht show

About 1,200 yacht brokers and buyers attended the first edition of the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) Superyacht Show on May 2-5 at OneOcean Port Vell …

Van der Valk takes order for third Explorer

Dutch shipyard Van der Valk has sold a third yacht in its Explorer line to a repeat client. Designed by Guido de Groot, the Explorer is a long-range motor …

Triton spotted in Taiwan

Capt. Bill Wolf carried his Triton halfway around the globe to the Taiwan International Boat Show at Horizon City Marina in March. Although he maintains his …

New detection system targets threat of drones

U.K.-based marine security firm Martek Marine has launched a drone detection and defeat system that enables megayachts to detect and identify commercial drones …

Feadship launches 243-foot Sherpa

M/Y Sherpa, previously Feadship 815, has been launched via the slipway at Feadship’s yard in Kaag, Netherlands, to facilitate work that could not be done …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Helios sells; Athos, Mamma Mia listed

Yachts sold M/Y Helios, a 194-foot (59m) Oceanco launched in 2001, sold by Edmiston & Company, who brought the buyer. Asking price was just under $30 …

Survey looks at yacht connectivity needs

In a survey produced by Inmarsat and The Superyacht Group, megayacht captains and crew reported increasing demand for satellite-delivered bandwidth and …

Furuno offers new multi-touch monitors

Furuno Electric Co., a marine electronics manufacturer based in Camas, Washington, has introduced “Hi-Brite” Multi Touch Marine Monitors for its NavNet …

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Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

By Dorie Cox Yachts and their crew spend tens of millions of dollars on refits, maintenance and repairs, as well as provisions, …

Stew Cues: Handling costly, fragile crystal can be terrifying

Stew Cues: Handling costly, fragile crystal can be terrifying

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan I recently helped outfit a yacht with glassware. The owners found a beautiful set of antique cobalt blue …

Mexican marina makes room for larger yachts

Mexican marina makes room for larger yachts

Paradise Village Marina in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has recently reconfigured the marina to hold more and larger yachts. The marina now has …

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

More than 200 captains, crew and industry people challenged the weather to attend Triton Networking last night with global marine travel …

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