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Georgia refit tax cap passes, awaits governor’s signature

By Dorie Cox A bill to cap state sales taxes on yacht refits in Georgia passed the state’s General Assembly on Thursday. The bill was passed on the last …

Golfers raise $8,000 for MICF

A full complement of 144 golfers chipped in to help Ft. Lauderdale-based National Marine Suppliers raise about $8,000 for the Marine Industry Cares Foundation …

Another try for a megayacht marina in Ft. Pierce

By Dorie Cox Former yacht captain Buddy Haack believes that megayachts should be able to get work done in Ft. Pierce, Fla. At the same time, that town’s …

From the Bridge: The heart of yachting is passion, lifestyle, people

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Yachting is a complex mix of owners, crew, money, travel and much more. A captain recently wondered if the essence of the …

The Agent’s Corner: Rules about clearing in, PWCs in Spain

The Agent’s Corner: Deb Radtke Welcome to The Agents Corner, where I strive to answer pressing questions about yachting. Each week I present information …

PBIBS17: Show’s growth gains fans

By Lucy Chabot Reed and Dorie Cox Initially a small boat show held in a parking lot in 1982, this year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show has grown to …

PBIBS17: Crowds show up for busy, sunny Saturday

As the sun came out and winds died down, yacht crew were finally able to tend the crowds.¬†Photos by Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Related Posts... Rules of …

PBIBS17: 14 yachts compete in Top Notch Tabletop challenge

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Melanie Wilkinson used to joke about what interior yacht crew were really doing all day. She worked as a deckhand for six years …

PBIBS17: European builders increase presence in Palm Beach

By Dorie Cox The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show weathered several squalls on opening day. The first that hit about an hour after gates opened …

New restrictions to affect travelers to U.S., UK from eight countries

By Dorie Cox New restrictions on airplane travel to the United States and United Kingdom from several countries in the Middle East may impact yacht crew …

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Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers …

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A young crew member, new to the industry, was surprised to find many crew activities include cocktails. As …

The Triton partners with Refit show

The Triton partners with Refit show

Ft. Lauderdale-based The Triton, a monthly news magazine for captains and crew, is partnering with organizers of the 2018 Refit …

Veteran yacht captain Rick Lenardson dies

Veteran yacht captain Rick Lenardson dies

Veteran yacht captain Richard (Rick) Lee Lenardson died on April 13 of a liver metastasis. A cancerous tumor at the esophagus and stomach …

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