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Chef breaks from culinary world with first novel

Yacht Chef Victoria Allman values facts and truthfulness. Her first two books are well-researched collections of international recipes and actual vignettes …

Trauma at sea can’t keep this crew down

While the boat show is filled with new, green crew finding their way in yachting, one would guess there are none who have traveled as far or endured as much …

Commercial job yields more pay, insurance

After 36 years in yachting, Capt. Charlie Kiss landed a job on a 106-foot Burger with no future, no benefits and making the same amount of money he’d made 20 …

Uninsured engineer fights cancer

Update: Yacht Eng. Erick Deforest died Sept. 2, 2011 at Hospice By the Sea in Boca Raton after a six-month battle with lung cancer. Yacht Eng. Erick Deforest …

Blue Water Warriors offers resource for service members

It’s an odd scenario, this Kiwi captain and his American wife, using all their savings and monthly paychecks to build a boat for injured U.S. military …

From stews, captains, and bilge rats, women become engineers

Yacht crew get their starts in a variety of ways. Several of the female engineers talked about their beginnings in the yachting industry. Read “Engineers …

Yacht chef offers Willy Wonka-like peek inside galley

When Neal Salisbury was young he wanted to be an explorer and travel the oceans. He imagined his journeys on Christopher Columbus-type ships. Now at 46, he …

Former purser spins dark comedies

Duncan Whitehead, a former purser on M/Y Boadicea and M/Y Princess Mariana, is not always what he seems. And neither are the characters in his recent novels. …

Chef exchanges travel for travellers

It’s a kind of a reverse travel for Chef Zachariah Rath after 13 years working on megayachts.   “I continue to meet people from around the …

Feisty, savage sauces created by crew

Last April, when Capt. David Gunn was looking for work on a yacht, he put his information on bottles of homemade hot sauce and handed them out like business …

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Another try for a megayacht marina in Ft. Pierce

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 …

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

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 …

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

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 …

PBIBS17: Show’s growth gains fans

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 …