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From dancing to darkness: Training pays off after lightning strike

By Dorie Cox It was 10:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. A yacht cruised into Fort Lauderdale from the Atlantic Ocean. The lights were bright inside the salon and the …

Intracoastal Waterway to be dredged

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded an $8.55 million contract to Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, to dredge portions of the Intracoastal …

FDOT unveils plan for pedestrian bridge over New River

The Florida Department of Transportation issued a feasibility study for a pedestrian/bicyclist bridge over the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The team …

USCG shuts down charter yacht

A charter cruise aboard a Miami yacht was abruptly ended last weekend because of several safety violations, including an excessive number of passengers on …

Yacht burns near Porto Venere in Italy

A 20m yacht burned today, June 17, near Porto Venere, Italy, according to the Sunday Express online. It is reported that five crew members on board safely …

Antarctic ice melt speeding up, scientists report

Ice loss in Antarctica has tripled in a decade, pouring more than 200 billion tons of ice into the ocean each year, according to new research published June 6 …

Yacht share program head sentenced, company moves forward

The head of a yacht sharing program convicted of defrauding investors has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison by a Connecticut court. Andrew Deme, …

Port Vauban extends crew program

Port Vauban will continue its crew program events and activities into the summer, according to a company statement. The program offers wellness events, sports …

App makes it easier to report vessel entry in Michigan

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has added Michigan to the list of locations where boaters are able to use its ROAM (Reporting Offsite Arrival – …

Yacht on the rocks in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox M/Y Dream On, a 105-foot (32m) Leopard, was reported aground at about 12:15 p.m. on June 4 inside Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The yacht …

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Smaller yachts can skip MI inspection

Smaller yachts can skip MI inspection

Private yachts between 12m and 24m and less than 20 years of age are no longer required to undergo a pre-registration inspection to fly the …

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the …

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

Underway and over the top with Capt. Grant Maughan

A lifetime of experiences on land and at sea culminate as Capt. Grant Maughan summits Mount Everest in May. By Dorie Cox Capt. Grant …

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

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