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Australia’s yacht industry wants government to ease charter restrictions

The first economic impact study on Australia’s superyacht industry has revealed a high value niche sector, which contributed a total of $1.97 billion to …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: 47m Benetti new build, My Secret, Star sell; Okto, former Fifanella listed

Yachts sold Benetti has sold a 47m new-build yacht with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Project FB703 will be designed in house, with interiors by …

Former Costa Concordia captain sentenced to prison

Capt. Francesco Schettino, former captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday in Italy. The highest Italian court …

Bill to defer import duty refiled in U.S.

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel of Florida reintroduced a bill this week to encourage more yachts to be available for sale in the United States. At a press conference …

Three injured in helicopter crash off yacht Bacarella in Norway

Update May 13 A loose cover may have caused helicopter crash An investigation into the helicopter crash during an attempted landing on M/Y Bacarella continues. …

Miami boat show has new manager

The National Marine Manufacturers Association recently promoted Larry Berryman to manager of the Progressive Miami International Boat Show. Berryman moves up …

Safety zone proposed for hurricanes, disasters in South Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard seeks input on a proposed safety zone in Port Miami in the event of reduced or restricted visibility due to hurricanes and other …

USCG grants Cayman registry top flag listing

Cayman Registry is listed as a top performing flag in the recently released U.S. Coast Guard 2016 annual report on Port State Control. Cayman Registry is …

Living organ donation an option for captain

By Dorie Cox Capt. Neil Emmott has dealt with many challenges during his yachting career but now he faces a personal one, end-stage renal disease. This stage …

Light hurricane season predicted

Colorado State University hurricane researchers have predicted a slightly below-average Atlantic hurricane season for 2017. According to the CSU Tropical …

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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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