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Obituaries

Former yacht broker and sailor Stephen Sadosky dies

Former yacht broker Stephen Sadosky died July 12 after a three-year illness. He was 67. Mr. Sadosky had a career in the nuclear power industry before working …

Celebration of life for Gil Oosthuizen on June 14

Gilbert Francios Oosthuizen July 7, 1971 – June 10, 2016 Gil Oosthuizen was killed by an unknown gunman outside of Ft. Lauderdale’s Veterans of …

Industry remembers David Lacz, Bartram & Brakenhoff owner

David C. Lacz, owner of Bartram & Brakenhoff Yacht Brokerage, died on May 4 in Charleston, S.C. Mr. Lacz was on a yacht delivery from Florida to Maine when …

Dubois Naval Architects’ founder Ed Dubois dies

Dubois Naval Architects’ founder, Ed Dubois, died March 24 due to an undisclosed illness he suffered last year. He been back to work as normal, but was …

Crew on M/Y Ocean Victory dies in accident

Phuket news sources report that crew member Toni Hristov Kolev died from injuries he sustained while working on M/Y Ocean Victory. The incident occurred …

Colleagues connect through marine industry leader Herhold’s legacy

Nearly 25 years ago, a couple of strong and long-lasting presences moved to South Florida. Frank Herold became executive director of the Marine Industries …

Chief engineer Lars Starner dies in motorcycle accident

Lars Starner, a chief engineer on yachts, reportedly died in a motorcycle crash three days ago in Cebu, Phillipines. He was 52. Mr. Starner was born in Sweden …

Former MIASF director Frank Herhold dies

Frank Frederick Herhold April 5, 1940-Dec. 5, 2015 Frank Herhold, former executive director of Marine Industry Association (MIASF) died Saturday at his home. …

Pinmar founder dies

Peter Allan, founder of Pinmar, died this week at the age of 71. Mr. Allen suffered a sudden heart attack in Mexico, his home since he retired from Pinmar in …

Chief training officer at ICT dies

Capt. Louden “Lou” Hoffman, chief training officer at ICT in Ft. Lauderdale, died Nov. 9. Capt. Hoffman collapsed upon arrival to work, was taken …

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Editor’s Picks

Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner's View: by Peter Herm One of the highest and best uses of our boat is to allow our family, friends, employees and business …

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

By Triton Editor Dorie Cox Major megayacht builders from across the Atlantic Ocean have taken notice of Palm Beach's boat show. Four …

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers …

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A young crew member, new to the industry, was surprised to find many crew activities include cocktails. As …

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