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Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure of downtown Ft. …

Coast Guard authorizes Ft. Lauderdale New River waterway to close for 12 days in February

Click for Jan. 12, 2017 update. By Dorie Cox The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized the closure of the New River to navigation west of downtown Ft. Lauderdale …

Section on south fork of New River to close for construction

UPDATE NOV. 8 The construction work is on schedule for the Mon., Nov. 9 channel re-opening according to Arturo Perez, senior engineer at Pinnacle Consulting …

Arc of electricity leaves yacht dead in water

To hear the captain tell it, his last trip up the New River in Ft. Lauderdale was interesting, puzzling, comical even. But he’s lucky to be alive. We …

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Another try for a megayacht marina in Ft. Pierce

Another try for a megayacht marina in Ft. Pierce

By Dorie Cox Former yacht captain Buddy Haack believes that megayachts should be able to get work done in Ft. Pierce, Fla. At the same …

From the Bridge: The heart of yachting is passion, lifestyle, people

From the Bridge: The heart of yachting is passion, lifestyle, people

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Yachting is a complex mix of owners, crew, money, travel and much more. A captain recently wondered if the …

PBIBS17: Crowds show up for busy, sunny Saturday

PBIBS17: Crowds show up for busy, sunny Saturday

As the sun came out and winds died down, yacht crew were finally able to tend the crowds. Photos by Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot

PBIBS17: 14 yachts compete in Top Notch Tabletop challenge

PBIBS17: 14 yachts compete in Top Notch Tabletop challenge

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Melanie Wilkinson used to joke about what interior yacht crew were really doing all day. She worked as a …