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Obituaries

Roscioli crew Terry Gonzalez dies

Erasmo Terry Gonzalez February 3, 1960 – July 4, 2013 Erasmo Terry Gonzalez was hired by Roscioli Yachting Center, Inc., on December 27, 2000 and worked …

Raz Marine founder dies

Obituary for Yossi Raz (1937-2013) provided by John Kessler.   Yossef O. Raz was born in 1937 in Old Jerusalem, into a family already residing there …

Yacht crew member on MY Iroquois dies

A yacht crew member on M/Y Iroquois apparently committed suicide onboard on Monday in Boston, according to several media sources. The yacht, docked at The …

Yacht Chef D.J. Marchand dies

Chef DJ Marchand was found dead in her apartment in South Florida on March 24. She was 56. “She had just met a guy on charter and she looked …

Captain, broker and yacht manager dies

Yacht broker and captain John Joseph Ciullo of Ft. Lauderdale died Sept. 29. He was 54.Mr. Ciullo was most recently a broker and special projects manager with …

Popular charter captain dies onboard in N.C.

Capt. William Shannon Crook — known in the Bahama- and New England-charter circuits as Capt. Shan — died Saturday morning (Oct. 13) on board his …

Former America’s Cup sailor and Patton Marine surveyor dies

Reknowned America’s Cup sailor Robert “Bob” Connell, a marine surveyor with Patton Marine, died of a heart attack in Miami on April 17. He …

Spark goes out in South Florida yacht industry

When William Ward Eshleman was born in 1915, boats passed through a small, man-made cut to the Atlantic Ocean from Ft. Lauderdale, a town of about 3,000 …

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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 …