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Oil mist can cause onboard fire, detector an option to prevent

By Capt. Richard Kniffin A shout of “fire” is probably the most dreaded word to hear aboard any vessel. Fires are deadly and destructive, can be difficult …

Cruising Grounds: Know-before-you-go Galapagos Islands yacht guide

Cruising Grounds: By Fernando Espinoza The Galapagos Islands, on the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, are an archipelago of unrivaled beauty, mystery and amazing …

EPA OKs route for Isobutanol

Colorado-based biofuel company Gevo has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its isobutanol to be an advanced biofuel under the …

Free LED selection guide makes upgrades easy

Hella Marine has published a free guide for upgrading onboard products to LED. The 20-page booklet, “10 Things to Consider When Purchasing LED Lighting”, …

Yachts win Refit Excellence awards

Several yachts received recognition for their yard periods at the second annual Refit Excellence Awards during the Refit International Exhibition & …

News in the charter fleet

Camper & Nicholsons offers individual cabin bookings on cruises in Indonesia aboard the 150-foot (46m) S/Y Mutiara Laut. The company offers two double …

Recent yacht launches and deliveries

Feadship recently launched its new 317-foot (97m) M/Y Vertigo. Designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon and Chahan Interior Design, the steel yacht has an aluminum …

MIASF top exec to step down

Phil Purcell, a former shareholder and senior manager of Westport Shipyard, gave notice in mid-December that he will step down as executive director of the …

Yacht recently sold

M/Y O’Pari3, a 236-foot (73m) yacht delivered by Golden Yachts in 2015, by YPI broker Matt Albert representing both buyer and seller. It was listed for 70 …

Indonesia is well worth the effort to navigate bureaucracy, security

By Capt. Duncan Warner Southeast Asia, and specifically Indonesia, offers a baffling plethora of cruising grounds, volcanic atolls, dizzyingly steep drop offs, …

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Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

About 175 captains, crew and industry professionals joined The Triton to network with United Yacht Transport on the first day of summer in …

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

The crew on M/Y Rena are at work with yacht charters, even as America's Cup events race around them. Many guests are taking advantage of …

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: by Scott McDowell You need not be a sober scientist to realize that ice is lighter than water. We see cubes floating in our …

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Hundreds of marine industry employees and local residents enjoyed the 4th annual Marine Industry Day in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. …