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Charter, hydrofoil and yacht captain Hartman dies

Editor’s note: Friends are invited to a Celebration of Life for Capt. Bob Hartman on Fri., Sept 2 at the Quarter Deck on the Beach Las Olas in Ft. …

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for severe weather

The U.S. Coast Guard 7th District has issued a press release to encourage boaters in South Florida to prepare for severe weather. Following is the full press …

MIASF teaches teachers

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) took about 45 local high school teachers on a tour of a shipyard and Ft. Lauderdale’s New River in …

MPI expands to Naples

Ft. Lauderdale-based MPI Marine Electronics, a subsidiary of Marine Professionals Inc. (MPI), has opened a location in Naples, Fla., dedicated to marine …

Award to honor fair brokers

Following the passing of broker Richard Earp earlier this year, Fraser Yachts has created an award named in his honor that recognizes brokers who operate with …

Med PSC starts inspections

The Paris MoU on Port State Control will begin a three-month campaign on Sept. 1 to verify compliance with working and living conditions on board ships, as …

Remote control yacht app gets patent

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent for an app that will operate a yacht, a concept created by Apple founder Steve Jobs to run his …

Triton names Cox as new editor

Ft. Lauderdale-based Triton Publishing Group has promoted Dorie Cox as the new editor of its monthly news magazine The Triton. Cox, previously associate …

Megayacht fleet tackles training to build team

By Lucy Chabot Reed A month after sharing his ideas for crew training, Capt. Glen Allen of Fleet Miami has organized his second three-day course for the …

OceanLED hires new leaders

UK-based OceanLED, provider of luxury marine underwater LED lighting, has appointed two new people to its global leadership team: Global Managing Director …

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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 …