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Obituaries

Two die in Virgin Gorda boating accident; captain in critical condition

Posted Jan. 24, 2015 Two people who have worked as yacht crew died in a boating accident near Virgin Gorda in the pre-dawn hours of Jan. 24, and their captain …

Gary Hays, foreman at Derecktor Shipyard, dies

A funeral is scheduled for today at 3 p.m. at Calvary Chapel (2401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale 33309), and Derecktor will close at 2 p.m. so …

Tinh ‘Tee’ Nguyen of 360 Degree Yacht Refinishing dies

Tinh ‘Tee’ Nguyen, owner of 360 Degree Yacht Refinishing in Ft. Lauderdale, died late last year of cancer. He was 43. Friend Richard Rhodes is now …

Migliaccio struck by car on bike

Fraser Yachts technical superintendent Roberto Migliaccio was killed Sept. 21 after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle near his house in La Colle Sur …

Northern Lights’ Maynard dies

Mike Maynard, longtime vice president and manager of the northeast branch of Northern Lights, died at his home on Sept. 20 after a long bout with cancer, …

Encyclopedia’ of yacht procurement remembered

Claire B. Miller, founder of Claire’s Marine Outfitters in Ft. Lauderdale, died of an apparent heart attack at her home on Aug. 29. She was 74. Many in …

Colleagues remember lift operator at LMC

Captains and colleagues remember Norm Mello, travel lift operator at Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) in Ft. Lauderdale who died in a motorcycle accident …

Thomas C. Joyce passes away

Thomas C. Joyce, an executive with Hargrave Custom Yachts in Ft. Lauderdale, died on March 7 under the care of hospice at the Manor Pines skilled nursing …

Southern Boating’s Skip Allen is remembered

The founder and chairman of Southern Boating magazine, George Lyle “Skip” Allen, died on March 23 after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 84. Mr. …

Capt Percival dies

Capt. John Percival, founder of UK-based JPMA/Hoylake Sailing School Ltd., died in March after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 68. Familiar to students …

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Yacht share program head sentenced, company moves forward

The head of a yacht sharing program convicted of defrauding investors has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison by a Connecticut …

Port Vauban extends crew program

Port Vauban extends crew program

Port Vauban will continue its crew program events and activities into the summer, according to a company statement. The program offers …

Score with the universal language of soccer during the World Cup

Score with the universal language of soccer during the World Cup

By John Jarvie Boating is a universal language. Anywhere in the world, we have the capacity to communicate, bond and relate through …

Bahamas, Caribbean cruising guide author Steven J. Pavlidis dies

Bahamas, Caribbean cruising guide author Steven J. Pavlidis dies

By Milt Baker Stephen J. Pavlidis, one of America’s top cruising guide authors, died May 29, in Covington, Georgia, after a long …

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