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Fort Lauderdale ICW marina sold

The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, one of the three large-yacht marinas near the 17th Street Causeway bridge, has been sold. Various news outlets have reported …

Engineer’s Angle: Shore power connection can be stressful, but new adapters help

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Modern shore power converters have made dock power connections a breeze. You say you have 400VAC 3phase 50Hz at the …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Como sells; Atlantic, Raasta listed

Yachts sold M/Y Como, a 154-foot (47m) Heesen, sold by Ocean Independence broker Thom Conboy, who represented the seller, and Perini Navi USA broker Dirk …

Busting myths on MLC, crew vacations, days off

By Emma Batchelder The Maritime Labor Convention was written in 2006, but made a big impact when it entered into force on Aug. 20, 2013, one year after …

From the Bridge: Social media seems like a joke until it’s about you

From the Bridge: by Editor Dorie Cox Word of a yacht on the rocks spread quickly on social media when a photo of it was posted in June. Hundreds of people …

Rules of the Road: IMO talks satellite providers, autonomous ships, Polar Code

The world’s primary regulatory body for maritime regulations, the International Maritime Organization, had a full agenda at its semi-annual meeting in May. …

Couple build, cruise Benetti for owner’s round-the-world adventure

By Lucy Chabot Reed For 30 months, Capt. Ed Collins and Eng. Mary Krieg became part of the owner’s family on M/Y Nomadess. The owners lived aboard their new …

Crew wow, win at Newport show

Head Chef Carolina Velandia of the 198-foot M/Y Blue Moon won the chef competition during the 35th edition of the Newport Charter Yacht Show last week. Theme …

From dancing to darkness: Training pays off after lightning strike

By Dorie Cox It was 10:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. A yacht cruised into Fort Lauderdale from the Atlantic Ocean. The lights were bright inside the salon and the …

Spring in the Great Lakes

Entering the freshwater waterways of the Great Lakes brings many memorable sights, including hoards of mayflies in spring. Part of the dragonfly family, these …

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Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

By Dorie Cox Jeff Rudd looked for a place to move his “dive bar”. But, realistically, he cannot. He has run the The Treasure Trove, …

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

By Jenifer Rosser Crossing the South Pacific offers a multitude of dazzling countries, islands, lagoons and reefs to enchant even –the …

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

By Dorie Cox Iowa-born Capt. Mike Bryan died on Aug. 2 of cardiac arrest in Fort Lauderdale. He was 53. His yacht work included M/Y …

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Stews frequently ask what is the correct way to perform silver service. There is more than one proper way to …

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