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Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

By Dorie Cox A planned repair of the railroad bridge in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will close navigation to the city’s major shipyards for 12 days in …

Yacht crew, mariners donate food for 16th Yachts du Coeur in Cannes

Update Sept. 18 About one ton of food was collected from yachts this morning during the annual Yachts du Coeur in Cannes. About 500 people attended, according …

Five days of Ft. Lauderdale boat show bring in $857.3 million

In five days, last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) generated $508.3 million in sales from show participants, according to a recent …

No cruising license, no problem

By Capt. Debora Radtke There is a misconception among many captains, crew and yacht owners that a foreign-flagged vessel cannot cruise in the United States …

MarineMax expands into luxury yacht management, crew placement, charter

MarineMax announced on March 18 that they are expanding into yacht management, crew placement and charter of luxury megayachts. The nation’s largest …

Waterway dredging underway in Palm Beach, more on schedule

Every season Capts. Donald and Natalie Hannon navigate segments of the 1,100-mile Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway from Virginia to Florida. The combination of …

Triton Survey: Captains prefer control, offer tips for successful refits

As the inaugural Refit International Exhibition & Conference prepares to kick off in late January, we thought yacht captains might have something to say …

Commodore: Cuba needs to prepare for megayachts

If megayachts gearing up to visit Cuba want to travel in luxury, they should plan to bring it with them, said Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich, commodore of the …

Brokerage show to remain in Miami Beach with new name

Several changes are in the works for two annual boat shows that take place February 11-15 in South Florida. One has been renamed, the other is preparing a new …

Yacht boats and brokers in the news for November

Boats and Brokers news for November Recently sold M/Y Golden Compass, a 150-foot (45.7m) Picchiotti, by Philip Bell of Northrop & Johnson M/Y Galatea, a …

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

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

By Dorie Cox Shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses will go before a judge later this month to stop …

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The …

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

I have written much in these pages over the past year concerning the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. And I am compelled to …

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

There are myriad reasons why owners choose to endure the significant cost of big-boat ownership. Some use their boats as a business tool, …

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