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Obituaries

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 …

Young stew dies

Stew Dene-Amy McLoughlin died on Oct. 21 in Europe. She was 26. Ms. McLoughlin had worked as stew, masseuse and dayworker on megayachts Passion, Party Girl, …

Former Bradford Marine dockmaster dies

In memory of Carlan Goslee Sargent Aug. 13, 1943 – Oct. 23, 2015 Carlan Goslee Sargent, 72, of Lighthouse Point, Fla. died at home on Oct. 23. Known as …

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Editor’s Picks

General manager at Miami Beach Marina, Jorge Kates, dies

General manager at Miami Beach Marina, Jorge Kates, dies

By Dorie Cox Jorge E. Kates, general manager of Miami Beach Marina (MBM), died March 18 at home in Miami. He was 63. "He was the face …

Yacht crew dies in accident on S/Y Germania Nova

Yacht crew dies in accident on S/Y Germania Nova

By Dorie Cox Deckhand Bethany Smith, 18, died in an accident onboard S/Y Germania Nova, a 181-foot schooner, on March 14 in Jamaica. She …

Florida yacht industry watches Georgia refit tax cap

Florida yacht industry watches Georgia refit tax cap

By Dorie Cox A bill to cap the state sales tax on yacht refits in Georgia has stalled in committee in the state senate. The bill, which …

Motoryacht Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, catches fire, sinks

Motoryacht Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, catches fire, sinks

M/Y Limitless, a 100-foot Hargrave, caught fire and sank on March 6 while on charter in the British Virgin Islands. Capt. Marvin Wilson …