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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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Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

M/Y Lady Sara, a 187-foot Trinity Motor Yacht, will be auctioned for sale by the U.S. Marshal on Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale at 12:00 …

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

By Dorie Cox Jeff Rudd looked for a place to move his “dive bar”. But, realistically, he cannot. He has run the The Treasure Trove, …

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

By Jenifer Rosser Crossing the South Pacific offers a multitude of dazzling countries, islands, lagoons and reefs to enchant even –the …

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

By Dorie Cox Iowa-born Capt. Mike Bryan died on Aug. 2 of cardiac arrest in Fort Lauderdale. He was 53. His yacht work included M/Y …

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