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PBIBS17: Crew samples gelato around the globe

By Dorie Cox Most people visit museums and landmarks during their travels around the world. Deck/Mate Toni Jones samples gelato, the Italian version of ice …

USVI port state control, clearance and NOA updates shared

By Carol Bareuther More than a dozen megayacht captains gathered March 3 at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas to get the latest on Port State Control, U.S. …

Yacht crew dies in accident on S/Y Germania Nova

By Dorie Cox Deckhand Bethany Smith, 18, died in an accident onboard S/Y Germania Nova, a 181-foot schooner, on March 14 in Jamaica. She was cleaning the …

IGY Marinas, volunteers give back

IGY Marinas gathered more than 400 volunteers at the end of February for its annual community outreach event, Inspire Giving through You. Company employees, …

Motoryacht Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, catches fire, sinks

M/Y Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, caught fire and sank on March 6 while on charter in the British Virgin Islands. Capt. Marvin Wilson reported that he, his …

Hang on: revisit safety of over-the-side yacht work

Former deckhand Matthew Carroll’s first time in a bosun’s chair, clipped on and suspended over the side of a megayacht, was scary. “I did not …

Crew, yachts can help count sharks

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew, owners and even guests can make a difference in the diminishing shark and ray populations through a partnership with Global FinPrint …

YMB17: Test your mates with this nautical quiz

Test your mates with this nautical quiz. (Scroll down to find the answers.) How deep is a fathom? “To dress a ship” means what? To hoist her flags; …

Floating pizzeria is U.S. Virgin Islands top-ranked restaurant

By Carol Bareuther There’s no need to go ashore for food when boating in the U.S. Virgin Islands. In fact, the No. 1-ranked restaurant on TripAdvisor since …

Crew learn, compete, relax during Acrew Sint Maarten

More than 250 captains and crew added to their onboard and personal expertise during Acrew Sint Maarten, a free event for crew at Yacht Club Port de Plaisance …

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PBIBS17: Crowds show up for busy, sunny Saturday

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

PBIBS17: 14 yachts compete in Top Notch Tabletop challenge

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 …

PBIBS17: European builders increase presence in Palm Beach

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 …

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

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 …