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Captain starts company to manage refits

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht captain Jim Rosenberg has started Landfall Marine, a Fort Lauderdale-based project management firm specializing in refits and …

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 …

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. The diver, identified …

Veteran canvas guy opens shop

Rodney Welch, who started in the marine canvas industry in 2006, has opened his own shop, Rodney’s Marine Canvas in Fort Lauderdale. Welch learned the …

Triton Networking with Sailorman

One of the staples of South Florida’s marine community is Sailorman, the warehouse that sells new and used marine stuff. A fixture on State Road 84 for more …

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 taking time away from each …

S/Y Bequia wins Candy Store Cup

S/Y Bequia, a 92-foot (28m) yawl sailing in Class B, was the overall winner of the 2017 Candy Store Cup Superyacht Edition raced in late July in Newport, …

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 William Kallop, …

MIASF has new address in historic district

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida has moved to a two-story office building at 221 SW Third Ave. in the historic district of downtown Fort …

New service offers accounting help for captains

An online system to help megayacht captains keep on top of expenses, budgeting and accounting was recently launched by Avaletta, a yacht accounting company …

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Crew contracts vital, no guarantee of rights

By Dorie Cox At the start of a new job, many crew are asked to sign a contract that defines wages, scope of work, leave and more. For …

Clearing up a few facts surrounding the M/Y Natita seizure

Clearing up a few facts surrounding the M/Y Natita seizure

By Susan Jobe and Lucy Chabot Reed M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in 2005, was seized on July 15 after the owner, Texas …

Creative yacht crew view partial solar eclipse in Florida

Creative yacht crew view partial solar eclipse in Florida

Crew on the M/Y Albula, a 210-foot (64m) Royal Denship explorer yacht docked at Rybovich marina in West Palm Beach, joined the millions of …

Pier 66 owner buys The Sails Marina

Pier 66 owner buys The Sails Marina

By Dorie Cox The company that owns the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 has added The Sails Marina in Fort Lauderdale to its holdings. Tavistock …

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