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Atlass Insurance Group creates a Prime Time Boat Insurance product

Fort Lauderdale-based Atlass Insurance Group has created a Prime Time Boat Insurance product designed for boats valued up to $3 million, including high …

Stew campaigns to run the big house

Chief Stew Elizabeth Anne “Libby” Eddy, 31, wants to manage something larger than an interior yacht crew; something more like the state of Florida. …

Children’s futures to be lifted with donated sailboat L’Avenir

L’Avenir was lifted this summer, and with her the futures of some South Florida homeless children. L’Avenir is a 28-foot Columbia sailboat and …

Australian Parliament passes safety law

The Australian Federal Parliament passed new laws to regulate the safety of ships and seafarers and ensure shipping will protect Australia’s marine …

Innovator’s inspiration spurs on others

Donald T. Govan inspires his staff from the time he arrives at Spurs until he packs up his iPad and heads off to exercise after work. The 80 year-old tried to …

Swipe to drive: Yachting’s future is today.

Last month, the most modern access to a yacht’s systems was with two fingers on an iPad. This month it’s swiping gestures across a completely glass …

Antigua launches 4G broadband

The government of Antigua & Barbuda and Digicel recently launched fourth generation technology that will provide yachts with faster broadband. E3 Systems …

A new sloop has tree-inspired design

“The interconnected root structures of large trees seemed like a good starting point as the basis for a yacht,” according to the release. …

Drinking with the boss

After all this time interviewing captains and picking their brains every month (more than 100 times now), we’re still surprised at what they tell us. …

Foreign funds back yachts construction

Broward Superyachts laid the keels in late August of two vessels that just might become the first of their kind: funded mostly by investors seeking immigration …

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Editor’s Picks

Crew contracts vital, no guarantee of rights

By Dorie Cox At the start of a new job, many crew are asked to sign a contract that defines wages, scope of work, leave and more. For …

Clearing up a few facts surrounding the M/Y Natita seizure

Clearing up a few facts surrounding the M/Y Natita seizure

By Susan Jobe and Lucy Chabot Reed M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in 2005, was seized on July 15 after the owner, Texas …

Creative yacht crew view partial solar eclipse in Florida

Creative yacht crew view partial solar eclipse in Florida

Crew on the M/Y Albula, a 210-foot (64m) Royal Denship explorer yacht docked at Rybovich marina in West Palm Beach, joined the millions of …

Pier 66 owner buys The Sails Marina

Pier 66 owner buys The Sails Marina

By Dorie Cox The company that owns the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 has added The Sails Marina in Fort Lauderdale to its holdings. Tavistock …

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