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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 …

Judge denies request to lower $70 million rape award

A Broward County judge denied a yacht owner’s request to reduce the $70.56 million award granted to a former yacht crew after she was raped onboard the …

Ambitious project aims to chart ocean’s floor by 2030

Using data collected from underwater drones, merchant ships, fishing boats and even explorers, a new scientific project aims to map the ocean floor by 2030, …

New awards to honor best captains, crew

The first International Crew Awards will celebrate the hard work and skills required to excel on board megayachts. Sponsored by ACREW, a Holland-based …

2018 hurricane forecast revised, downgraded

Colorado State University hurricane researchers have revised their early-April forecast and are now predicting a near-average Atlantic hurricane season, which …

Court sets new auction date for Indian Empress

A Maltese court has set June 28 as the auction date for the M/Y Indian Empress. The yacht was impounded in Malta in March following allegations that its owner, …

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Large yachts can now carry US flag

Large yachts can now carry US flag

Americans who own yachts larger than 300 GT can now flag them in the U.S., thanks to an amendment included on a bill signed Aug. 13 by …

Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

M/Y Lady Sara, a 187-foot Trinity Motor Yacht, will be auctioned for sale by the U.S. Marshal on Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale at 12:00 …

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 …

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