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Obituaries

Yacht broker Joe Bartram, Jr. dies

We’re sorry to report that broker Joe Bartram, founder of the firm Bartram & Brakenhoff, died on Christmas Eve. Please read the full story in the …

Ex shipyard CEO dies

Former Knight & Carver CEO Sam Brown died Nov. 21 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 55. His friends and former colleagues remember him as a …

Capt. Pete Miller dies in shipyard accident

Capt. Pete Miller of M/Y Lohengrin was electrocuted in a shipyard accident in late November in Hong Kong. The accident involving shore power is under …

Former Knight and Carver CEO Sam Brown dies

Sampson A. Brown, 1958-2013 Former Knight & Carver CEO Sam Brown dies   When Sam Brown set out to do something big, he didn’t stop just because …

Electronics veteran dies

Yachting industry veteran Billy Hawkins died in Ft. Lauderdale on Sept 2 after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. A “big-boat” captain from …

Founder of Ward’s Marine Electric dies

Mr. Ward Eshleman Sr., founder of Ward’s Marine Electric in Ft. Lauderdale, died Feb. 25 while in hospice care. He was one day past 96.5 years in age. …

Ft. Lauderdale shipwright John Carlson dies

Shipwright John Carlson died Sept. 12 after a stay in hospice in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 57.   Mr. Carlson had been self-employed as a shipwright and …

Sailor and designer Ted Hood dies

  Update on Sept. 16, 2013:  The family of sailor and yacht builder Ted Hood hosts a celebration of his life on Sept. 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the New …

Engineer’s drowning an accident

The Alaska state medical examiner’s office has ruled the July death in Sitka’s ANB Harbor of yacht Eng. John W. Schroeder was accidental, likely …

Engineer dies in Sitka

The Australian engineer of the 120-foot M/Y Valkyrie was found dead at the bottom of ANB Harbor in Sitka, Alaska, on Friday, July 12. John W. Schroeder, 33, …

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Editor’s Picks

Secure at Sea: The growing pains of cyber-security

Secure at Sea: The growing pains of cyber-security

Secure @ Sea: by Corey Ranslem When I heard about it, I was amazed but not surprised. The high-roller database at a major casino …

Crew Compass: Make time for yourself

Crew Compass: Make time for yourself

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon One thing that I’ve found difficult on boats over the years is making time for myself and doing things …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Bandido sells; Saint Nicholas, Rock.It listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Bandido sells; Saint Nicholas, Rock.It listed

Yachts sold M/Y Bandido, a 137-foot (41.8m) Westport launched in 1989, sold in an in-house deal by Ocean Independence broker Chris …

Derecktor, Haack bid for Fort Pierce yacht facility

Derecktor, Haack bid for Fort Pierce yacht facility

By Dorie Cox Two bids to develop a megayacht repair facility in Fort Pierce, Florida, are under evaluation. Derecktor Holdings Inc. and …

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