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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 …

Future of vessel power starts at 100 percent with hybrid technology

During last month’s Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo, Derecktor Shipyards announced that after building a 65-foot research catamaran, the company had …

M/Y Penny Mae becomes lab for plankton research

  M/Y Penny Mae carried along six scientists on its end-of-season repositioning from New York to West Palm Beach, picking up sea critters and lots of …

Electric and hybrid industry makes way into yachting

More than two hundred attendees listened to introductory talks during the first day of the Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo. The conference runs three …

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Refit18: Show focused on refits grows 28 percent

Refit18: Show focused on refits grows 28 percent

As yachts age and yacht owners personalize them, the refit industry continues to grow. The third annual Refit International Exhibition …

Hot trip on the Hudson highlights perils of procrastination

Hot trip on the Hudson highlights perils of procrastination

By Capt. Bruce Gregory I've made 40-plus offshore passages from 50 miles to 1,500 miles in boats from 8-foot dinghies to 80-foot tugs; …

Top Shelf: The Birth of Aki-Maki

Top Shelf: The Birth of Aki-Maki

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Many years ago on Huntress, I was taught about the theory of “POP”’ on a yacht. The owner …

Crew Coach: Use sticky situations to stir up talk

Crew Coach: Use sticky situations to stir up talk

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon I’d like to lay out a few possible scenarios that hopefully never come up but unfortunately could …

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