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Season 2 of Below Deck Med airs

The second season of the TV reality show “Below Deck Mediterranean”, a spin off of the popular “Below Deck”, premiered May 2 on Bravo TV. Capt. Sandra …

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 …

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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, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; 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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