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What is the definition of cheap?

When the topic for this month’s captains conversation was announced at lunch, the captains in the room let out a collective chuckle. It seemed that most …

UK invests in Grenada yachting

Grenada has been awarded a US$375,000 grant to expand and develop the country’s marine and yachting sector, specifically with a 15-minute video about the …

Marina back in the family

The shipyard and marina was built and opened by Ronald F. Marrone in 1966. About 12 years ago, the yard was leased out to another company, but in January, …

Ft. Lauderdale trolley expands

Ft, Lauderdale’s Sun Trolley has expanded its beach route to seven-day service, according to a story in the South Florida Business Journal. The trolley …

Courses may cut into your paycheck and vacation

Although tedious, several experts advise that crew stay informed about course requirements that affect STCW, Officer of the Watch, Efficient Deckhand, Human …

Yacht boardings range from normal to nerve-racking

Every captain at this month’s Triton Bridge luncheon has worked on a boat that has been boarded by law enforcement during his/her career. Often …

Navigate the boat show bond

There are legal ways to sell a yacht in the United States, but it can be complicated. Boat shows offer foreign-flagged megayachts for sale a navigable option, …

What to expect when boarded by the U.S. Coast Guard

Although most yachts adhere to international, commercial or higher regulations they still must abide by local laws and may be inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard …

Regulatory demands concern crew

Top-level captains and crew listened intently during Moran Yacht Management’s symposium in December. When the floor opened to the audience for questions, …

Latitude Adjustment: Crew news

Capt. Gianni Brill has taken over S/Y Milo. He’s got a fantastical story to tell about this yacht and how she came to be floating on the water — …

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Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

By Dorie Cox Yachts and their crew spend tens of millions of dollars on refits, maintenance and repairs, as well as provisions, …

Stew Cues: Handling costly, fragile crystal can be terrifying

Stew Cues: Handling costly, fragile crystal can be terrifying

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan I recently helped outfit a yacht with glassware. The owners found a beautiful set of antique cobalt blue …

Mexican marina makes room for larger yachts

Mexican marina makes room for larger yachts

Paradise Village Marina in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has recently reconfigured the marina to hold more and larger yachts. The marina now has …

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

More than 200 captains, crew and industry people challenged the weather to attend Triton Networking last night with global marine travel …

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