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Obituaries

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, …

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 …

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Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

Yacht safety protocols aim to prevent accidental diver death

By Dorie Cox A scuba diver was killed by a yacht propeller the morning of June 27 at Old Port Cove Marina in North Palm Beach, Florida. …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too, Aphrodite A sell; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Yachts sold M/Y Deja Too, a 170-foot (52m) Amels launched in 2003, sold by Fraser brokers Andrew Bond and Georges Bourgoignie. Asking …

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

Crew’s gym time together is an exercise in team building

By Dorie Cox Capt. Sally-Ann Konigkramer gave the crew of M/Y Sofia, a 137-foot Moonen, the day off recently. Instead of resting or …

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita seized

M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in Germany in 2005, has been seized by Goldman Sachs Group after the owner, Texas oil mogul …

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