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Illegal yacht charter operation stopped for second time

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For the second time, officers with the by the U.S. Coast Guard 7th District ordered the owner of M/Y Isabella to stop illegal yacht charter operations. The 70-foot vessel had six passengers onboard when it was stopped by a USCG Station Fort Lauderdale’s 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew. Boarding by officers found the operation to be in violation of several offenses including failure to have a drug and alcohol program, failure to be under the control of a licensed individual and several mechanical violations.

The 70-foot motor yacht Isabella moors at Lauderdale Marina on July 25 after the U.S. Coast Guard terminated the 70-foot motor yacht’s illegal charter with six passengers aboard near Port Everglades. Photo provided by USCG.

To read details of specific violations click to visit USCG website.

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