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Crew agencies get MLC nod

Two yacht crew placement agencies have been found compliant with MLC 2006 Convention requirements. “We are delighted to have gained compliancy prior to …

New 5nm light introduced

Georgia-based Hella Marine has introduced a new 5nm masthead LED lamp for vessels up to 164 feet.   The NaviLED PRO 5nm Masthead Lamp weighs 5 ounces and …

Active Atlantic hurricane season predicted, below normal in Pacific

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts an active or extremely active Atlantic hurricane season which runs June 1 through November …

The reality of Below Deck on Bravo

Yacht crew finally have their own reality show. Well, sort of.   Considering “reality” as a genre of television shows, Bravo TV’s …

Personality and attitude top list when hiring

The onset of the summer season often brings new faces to yachts and crews. So we wanted to ask captains about their hiring practices. What do yacht captains …

Americas Cup to increase safety after racing death

The America’s Cup announced 37 safety recommendations in response to the suspension of the summer racing series following the death of crew Andrew …

Keenan publishes The Yacht Service Bible

Yacht stew Alene Keenan announced the publication of her ebook, “The Yacht Service Bible: The Service Manual for Every Yacht.” Founder and CEO of …

Costa Rica swims with sights for yachts

The Pacific coast of Costa Rica offers more than scenery for yachts transiting the Panama Canal and heading north. Nico Ghersinich of Sea Masters, a tour and …

Agents compete in Tough Mudder

Luxury Yacht Group and Big Blue Yachtwear fielded a team of runners in the 2013 Tough Mudder event in Miami in mid-March. The 12-mile obstacle course was …

Triton honored for excellence

The Triton received a second place award in the category of trade and special interest publications from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) in June. …

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Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

By Dorie Cox Jeff Rudd looked for a place to move his “dive bar”. But, realistically, he cannot. He has run the The Treasure Trove, …

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

By Jenifer Rosser Crossing the South Pacific offers a multitude of dazzling countries, islands, lagoons and reefs to enchant even –the …

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

By Dorie Cox Iowa-born Capt. Mike Bryan died on Aug. 2 of cardiac arrest in Fort Lauderdale. He was 53. His yacht work included M/Y …

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Stews frequently ask what is the correct way to perform silver service. There is more than one proper way to …

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