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Boating council seeks to fill vacancies

The U.S Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership to fill upcoming vacancies on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC), which advises …

Triton Survey: Veteran captains reveal how common fires on yachts are

Recent serious yacht fires got us thinking about fire safety onboard and how common blazes on yachts really are. In recent months, local and global news …

Yachty Hockey takes to the ‘ice’

Yacht crew take to the ‘ice’ for street hockey league every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for Yachty Hockey at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale. A group of …

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Trophy Angling Category South Area – CLOSED!

Effective as of 11:30 p.m. (EST), April 10, 2016 the Angling category for large medium and giant “trophy” bluefin tuna (73” or greater) in the southern …

Brouwer named Heesen CEO

Arthur Brouwer was appointed CEO of Heesen Yachts effective February 1, 2016. Arthur Brouwer has been serving as Executive Chairman since September 2014. With …

The right to return: A Cuban-born captain’s journey

UPDATES: Carnival Corp. issued a  statement April 22 that it worked out an agreement with Cuban officials to bypass the Cuban law that says Cuban-born …

BWA Yachting partners with Astilleros de Mallorca

BWA Yachting, the global superyacht agent and support services provider, has announced a formal partnership agreement with Astilleros de Mallorca, the …

Surf n’ Turf Chef Competition

About 300 people enjoyed a cook-off among eight yacht and restaurant chefs at the first Surf n’ Turf Chef Competition on April 16. Under a tent at Culinary …

Yacht crew rescues all survivors of small plane crash off south Florida coast

Something in the water in the Atlantic Gulf Stream caught the eye of Capt. J.R. Klassen on M/Y Free Spirit, a 105-foot Northstar, after 10 a.m. on April 15. He …

Captain’s challenging refit captivates Young Professionals in Yachting

Project Manager Capt. Parker Stockdale shared his challenges, under and on Project Anodyne, at Derecktor Shipyard in Dania, Florida tonight. A member of Young …

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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 …