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Hurricane prep advice for canvas: remove it all

Triton supporter Noah Chanin of Wycap Marine Corp., a custom yacht upholstery business in Fort Lauderdale, offers this advice for yachts prior to Hurricane …

Top Shelf: Lauren’s Lobster

Top Shelf: by Chef Lauren Loudon While taking in the beauty of the British Virgin Islands on one of my first charters as a yacht chef, I came across a local …

Cruising Grounds: Patagonia yacht guide

By Carlos Miquel For non-seafaring people, Patagonia represents an outdoor clothing line or a distant piece of land with vast pampas and gauchos. For seafaring …

On Course: Training in ‘soft skills’ important for newer generations

On Course: by Kevin Petrovsky When we think about training crew, we immediately think about the technical areas of competence needed aboard ship – boat …

Victoria International Marina opens for yachts this summer

After more than 30 years in the making, the $17.8 million (24 million Canadian dollars) Victoria International Marina is on track to welcome guests in August. …

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 & …

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Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

Hurricane Maria impacts Caribbean as a major storm

UPDATE: Wed., Sept. 20 Click for Hurricane Maria update for Sept. 20 from Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)'s …

Competition, workshops for interior crew at Monaco

Competition, workshops for interior crew at Monaco

Stews, don't miss the chance to strut your stuff at the Monaco Yacht Show this year. G.U.E.S.T. (Guidelines for Unified Excellence in …

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

Windowless cars, damaged boats, rare flights aid Tortola escape after Hurricane Irma

By Dorie Cox The first frightening trip was out the door of the hotel bathroom. Four charter boat guests stood up from the floor of …

Yacht crew gather after weathering Hurricane Irma in UMC

Yacht crew gather after weathering Hurricane Irma in UMC

About 100 yacht crew and industry professionals gathered under the tiki hut at Universal Marine Center last night (Sept. 14) for a …

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