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Crew, yachts can help count sharks

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew, owners and even guests can make a difference in the diminishing shark and ray populations through a partnership with Global FinPrint …

Larson launches beacon with motion sensor

Texas-based Larson Electronics, an industrial lighting company, has launched a low-voltage LED strobe beacon equipped with a momentary toggle switch and a …

Marine air conditioning systems line expands

Michigan-based Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America has expanded its line of self-contained marine air conditioning systems. The FCF Platinum Series …

Monitoring system launched

Coral Gables, Fla.,-based Yacht Group has launched a boat monitoring system called Yacht Protector, which uses wireless sensors to allow owners to track the …

More signals clog AIS navigation screens onboard

It is 6:20 in the morning as Capt. Claude Strickland unties the 100-foot private yacht he runs to leave Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale. There is only one …

From docks and water, onsite fire crew hot to keep boat shows safe

Original post ran March 18, 2016 Boat shows present a complex concentration of potentially flammable yachts in tight quarters surrounded by hundreds of …

It’s black and light: Carbon fiber boat exposed at Palm Beach show

Custom-built layers of carbon fiber are left exposed for a clear look into the craftsmanship of Carbon Marine’s new boat. Although parts of the topside …

Behind the scenes: Derecktor

Three best friends who have worked collectively for almost a century at Derecktor Shipyard in Dania Beach, Florida chatted with The Triton during their lunch …

Monaco-based chat app founder visits Yachts Miami Beach in person

Monaco-based YachtNeeds co-founder Tony Stout was receiving so many downloads of his latest app YachtChat from crew based in Florida, he decided to book a …

New YachtChat app aims to connect crew with jobs and each other

If there is an orange outline around the crew member’s avatar, they’re for hire. That’s how the app YachtChat works. The crew job finder and connector …

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PBIBS17: European builders increase presence in Palm Beach

PBIBS17: European builders increase presence in Palm Beach

By Dorie Cox The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show weathered several squalls on opening day. The first that hit about an …

PBIBS17: Show opens under stormy skies

PBIBS17: Show opens under stormy skies

Yacht crew made the best of a wet and windy opening day for the 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show. Photos by Dorie

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

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 …

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 …