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Yacht engineer Thomas Howell dies after skateboarding accident

By Dorie Cox Yacht engineer Thomas Howell died from injuries sustained in a motorized skateboard accident in Hollywood, Florida, on June 21. He was 53. Mr. …

Couple tie the knot 3,000 feet under the sea

Captains complete many duties by ship’s radio. Capt. Kostas Andreou of M/Y Global used his to help a couple tie the knot about 3,000 feet under the yacht …

Triton wins Society of Professional Journalists award

The Triton was awarded second place for best trade or special interest publication by the Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Pro chapter on July 22. …

Kilted captain is world champion in Highland games events

Clad in a black kilt, his long hair tied behind him, Capt. Petrus Sundevall stoops and struggles to balance what appears to be a towering telephone pole …

Cayman Islands Shipping Registry tops White List of Paris MoU

The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry, a division of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands, has been listed as No. 1 on the “White List” in …

Cheeki Rafiki yacht manager avoids manslaughter charges

The jury in the case of a yacht manager on trial in the deaths of the S/Y Cheeki Rafiki crew was discharged after failing to reach a verdict on four …

U.S. Coast Guard reduces Miami anchorage area

The U.S. Coast Guard has divided its Miami anchorage ground into two separate areas to reduce potential damage to threatened coral posed by anchoring vessels. …

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in for upgrades

Informa Exhibitions has said it is investing in upgrades to enhance the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Enhancements in marketing, digital …

Mystery yacht burns in St. Tropez

A yacht that was anchored off the beach at Plage de Pampelonne in France caught fire in the early evening of July 17. Spectators on the beach took photos of …

New router offers unthrottled WiFi

Concord Marine Electronics has signed a deal with Marine Data Solutions to be the exclusive dealer and installer of their new MDS 101 Mobile Wireless Router. …

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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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