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Yachts Trending, Excellence and P2 among top winners in Antigua

The 55th edition of the Antigua Charter Yacht Show hit its zenith last night with the awarding of top chefs and interior table decorations in three yacht size …

Government officers clarify policies for yachts in U.S. waters

The rules for yachts and crew in U.S. waters can all be found in written regulations, but there are often questions as to interpretation. To clarify topics …

Try the name that yacht game

Try the name that yacht

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, …

Photos from the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Crew maintain their smiles and good attitudes relentlessly throughout the show. Sunday’s weather was sunny, but there are always chamois duties. They …

Stews’ creativity gets recognition at show

By Dorie Cox and Tom Serio From the dock, it’s hard to know what interior crew do. To remedy that, two companies run table-setting competitions for stews …

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Best care of interior is basic, simple

By Lucy Chabot Reed The best way to care for the expensive woods, stones, fabrics and leathers on yachts is as basic as it gets: soap and water. But even that …

New year brings mandatory regs for crew

By Dorie Cox The new year is coming quickly and it’s possible crew could be the source of a problem for the yacht if they have not completed their …

After rules, paperwork and insurance, Cuba awaits

By Lucy Chabot Reed Not only have U.S. regulations eased enough to allow recreational boating trips to Cuba, some of the ancillary business required to make it …

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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 Shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses will go before a judge later this month to stop …

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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