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Yacht transport manager retires after 25 years

Jeff Last, VIP sales manager of Fort Lauderdale-based DYT Yacht Transport, is retiring this summer. He has managed the company’s 17th Street office since …

Marine Industries Association of South Florida has new address in historic district

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida has moved to a two-story office building at 221 SW Third Ave. in the historic district of downtown Fort …

West Marine sold to private-equity firm

West Marine is being acquired by New York-based private-equity firm Monomoy Capital Partners for $12.97 per share, representing a total equity value of $338 …

It’s all in the family for RPM’s Rubano

By Dorie Cox Every day, Joseph J. “Joe” Rubano scrolls through his online calendar list of 63 employees to see who has a birthday or anniversary. …

Bosch hires new general manager

Fort Lauderdale-based Bosch Marine Yacht Services has hired Nicco van der Walt as general manager in charge of project management and office administration. A …

New KVH team to focus on yacht Wi-Fi, TV

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has created KVH Superyacht Group, a division established to serve the mobile connectivity and satellite television needs of …

Jotun coatings available at NMS

Fort Lauderdale-based National Marine Suppliers has partnered with Jotun Coatings as Florida distributor of the global firm’s paints and coatings …

NJ hires new crew services associate

Jacey Stornetta has joined Northrop & Johnson as crew services associate. She has seven years of industry experience as chef and chief stew. Prior to …

Palm Beach show set for 10 more years

Informa Exhibitions has signed a 10-year agreement with the Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County and the city of West Palm Beach to continue …

Tender dealer gets honored

South Florida-based watersports retailer Nautical Ventures has received The Best International Dealer Award from Helsinki-based Axopar Boats during its recent …

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Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

By Dorie Cox A scuba diver was killed by a yacht propeller the morning of June 27 at Old Port Cove Marina in North Palm Beach, Florida. …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too sells; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too sells; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Yachts sold M/Y Deja Too, a 170-foot (52m) Amels launched in 2003, sold by Fraser brokers Andrew Bond and Georges Bourgoignie. Asking …

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

By Dorie Cox Capt. Sally-Ann Konigkramer gave the crew of M/Y Sofia, a 137-foot Moonen, the day off recently. Instead of resting or …

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in Germany in 2005, has been seized by Goldman Sachs Group after the owner, Texas oil mogul …

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