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Marine Exhaust hires

Marine Exhaust Systems, manufacturer of custom engineered and fabricated marine diesel exhaust solutions, hired Mark Brown for technical sales. Brown will be …

Budget a priority for concise refit invoices

Myriad factors must be balanced when a yacht captain manages a refit, and chief among them is the budget. Once a scope of work is approved and a budget …

Hang on: revisit safety of over-the-side yacht work

Former deckhand Matthew Carroll’s first time in a bosun’s chair, clipped on and suspended over the side of a megayacht, was scary. “I did not …

Palumbo gets new GM

Italy-based Palumbo Group has hired Francesco Carbone as the new general manager of its yachting division. Carbone joins Palumbo from Admiral-Tecnomar, where …

Nautical Structures adds managers

Nautical Structures, a Florida-based manufacturer of boarding and tender handling systems, has filled two executive positions. Industry veterans Ron Beilman …

Wallytender comes to America

Monaco-based G Marine has added Wallytender to its line of yacht brands. Wally has launched about 45 sailing yachts and more than 120 power boats starting at …

UKHO taps C-Map

C-Map, a supplier of digital navigation products, has been appointed by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) as an official Admiralty Digital …

V-Kool Florida chills 1,000th yacht

Ft. Lauderdale-based V-Kool Florida recently installed infrared reflecting film on its 1,000th yacht, M/Y Broadwater, a 164-foot Feadship. Owner Scott …

Watermakers adds plane to fleet

Ft. Lauderdale-based Watermakers Air has added the Caravan EX as the newest addition to its fleet of Cessna 208B Grand Caravans. Watermakers Air offers …

Locations set for yachts to donate goods

The yachting industry in the French Riviera can donate non-perishable food and unwanted linens from yachts at 11 collection points for the annual Yachts du …

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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 …