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Obituaries

Crew member injured in fall two years ago dies

Update Sept.30 An inquest in a local court in Birmingham, England last week, ruled the death of Jacob Nicol as accidental. Mr. Nicol was 3rd assistant engineer …

Fort Lauderdale fabricator, 54, dies in fire

Barry Freeborn, a machinist with All Points Boats in Fort Lauderdale died in a house fire on Sept. 10. The cause of the fire was undetermined but not …

Popular vendor in St. Lucia drowns

John Mason, of St. Lucia, has drowned, the St. Lucia Times has reported. His body was discovered at the Rodney Bay Marina about 9:30 a.m. Aug. 20. The …

Military-trained Chief Eng. Terry Nash dies of cancer

By Dorie Cox Chief engineer Terence “Terry” John Nash, formerly on the 146-foot Hakvoort M/Y Cracker Bay, died of bone cancer Aug. 9 at his home in …

Former yacht chef Chris Cantrell dies

Chris Cantrell Feb 25, 1979 – July 14, 2017 By Dorie Cox Chef Chris Cantrell is remembered by the yachting industry for his creative recipes, many based …

Yacht engineer Thomas Howell dies after skateboarding accident

By Dorie Cox Yacht engineer Thomas Howell died from injuries sustained in a motorized skateboard accident in Hollywood, Florida, on June 21. He was 53. Mr. …

Co-founder of Knight & Carver dies

By John Freeman Hugo Carver, long-known in San Diego’s maritime industry as an inventive engineer, good-humored mariner and co-owner of Knight & Carver …

Engineer Matthew Carscadden’s smile, attitude remembered

By Dorie Cox Eng. Matthew Carscadden, 27, died June 6 in West Palm Beach, Fla., after being removed from life-support machines. He was found unresponsive five …

Veteran yacht captain Rick Lenardson dies

Veteran yacht captain Richard (Rick) Lee Lenardson died on April 13 of a liver metastasis. A cancerous tumor at the esophagus and stomach was discovered on …

Friends to remember Henry Peper at services in Antigua, Boston

Sailor and chemist Henry Peper Jr., 94, died at his home in Marblehead, Mass., on Feb. 24. He is described as a passionate sailor who made Antigua his winter …

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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 …

Antarctic ice melt speeding up, scientists report

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 …

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