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David Walters retires

In December, after celebrating 50 years in the yachting industry, David Walters has stepped aside and will now serve as a consultant to the new owners of David …

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, …

Toiletries for yachts available

AdBits, a yacht-focused promotions company, has introduced a line of high-end spa toiletries available with the yacht’s logo and custom label design. “For …

Marina, shipyard projects starting, finishing

w/art CUT: Ft. Lauderdale’s Las Olas Marina redevelopment faces a choice between a standard- and a megayacht-based plan. PHOTO/DORIE COX   Las Olas …

News in the charter fleet

M/Y Elysian (ex-Elandess), a 197-foot Abeking & Rasmussen from 2009, available in the Caribbean this winter and in the Mediterranean next summer, now …

New to the sales fleet

M/Y Illusion, a 182-foot (55.7m) Feadship from 1983, listed for $9.5 million with Northrop & Johnson brokers Kevin Merrigan and David Seal. M/Y Sanssouci …

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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 …