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New restrictions to affect travelers to U.S., UK from eight countries

By Dorie Cox New restrictions on airplane travel to the United States and United Kingdom from several countries in the Middle East may impact yacht crew …

PBIBS17: Crew samples gelato around the globe

By Dorie Cox Most people visit museums and landmarks during their travels around the world. Deck/Mate Toni Jones samples gelato, the Italian version of ice …

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 of Miami Beach …

USVI port state control, clearance and NOA updates shared

By Carol Bareuther More than a dozen megayacht captains gathered March 3 at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas to get the latest on Port State Control, U.S. …

Croatia lets smaller vessels charter

Beginning May 1, charter rules in Croatia will change, allowing vessels smaller than 40m to charter and charging VAT on all charters while in Croatian waters. …

NOAA to improve chart coverage

The United States’ NOAA is drafting a plan to improve nautical chart coverage, products and distribution. The National Charting Plan describes the evolving …

School teachers tour LMC with MIASF

About 120 teachers and others from South Broward High School participated in a panel discussion about jobs in the marine industry and took a tour of Lauderdale …

Norway to build ship tunnel

Norway is studying the idea of building a mile-long tunnel to help ships navigate more safely through the exposed Stadhavet Sea on the western edge of Norway. …

Fairport earns passenger code certification

Ft. Lauderdale-based Fairport Yacht Support has been certified in the Passenger Yacht Code (PYC). The PYC was developed so large vessels could carry more than …

Number of crew jobs increases again

YPI Crew, a recruiter of yacht crew, has released its annual compilation of yacht crew trends and statistics for 2016. Following are some key stats: Since …

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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 sells; Seven Sins, Beija Flor listed for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Deja Too sells; 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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