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Oil mist can cause onboard fire, detector an option to prevent

By Capt. Richard Kniffin A shout of “fire” is probably the most dreaded word to hear aboard any vessel. Fires are deadly and destructive, can be difficult …

Saft batteries to power polar research ship

Seanergy, a marine battery system from France-based Saft, will help power the UK’s largest polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough, when the 128m …

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 …

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Latest news from Bermuda

Latest news from Bermuda

May 25, 2017 Capt. Kent Kohlberger and the crew on M/Y Safira are docked at the America"s Cup Village in the Naval Dockyard in Bermuda …

From the Bridge: Below Deck annoys, damages but doesn’t destroy industry

From the Bridge: Below Deck annoys, damages but doesn’t destroy industry

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A reality show of yacht captains, crew and their guests on charter has been a big hit with TV viewers …

Savannah Yacht Center welcomes first yacht to graving dock

Savannah Yacht Center welcomes first yacht to graving dock

By Dorie Cox M/Y Aviva, a 223-foot Abeking & Rasmussen, is the first yacht in for service at Savannah Yacht Center's recently …

‘New’ Bermuda awaits yachts for charter, America’s Cup

‘New’ Bermuda awaits yachts for charter, America’s Cup

By Dorie Cox Many yachts are making their initial trip to Bermuda for the country's first hosting of the America’s Cup this month. And …