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Crew can ease back pain by stretching, chiropractic care

  A deckhand on a yacht crew faces long hours of constant cleaning, scrubbing, polishing and chamoising to remove every bit of dirt, every bead of …

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Trophy Angling Category South Area – CLOSED!

Effective as of 11:30 p.m. (EST), April 10, 2016 the Angling category for large medium and giant “trophy” bluefin tuna (73” or greater) in the southern …

STP Palma shifts to digital radio

STP Shipyard Palma has begun using a digital radio system, which it claims makes it the first shipyard to do so. New legislation requires shipyards and yachts …

Furuno NavNet goes wireless

Marine electronics manufacturer Furuno has updated its systems apps and now offers free apps for the NavNet TZtouch system for Android devices. Furuno …

Captain joins Cable

Ft. Lauderdale’s Cable Marine has hired Capt. Matt Gibbons, retired from the U.S. Navy. In his new position, Capt. Gibbons will be responsible for new …

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Derecktor inks deal for large yacht yard in Ft. Pierce

Derecktor inks deal for large yacht yard in Ft. Pierce

By Dorie Cox After five months of negotiations, Derecktor Shipyard signed a deal on April 16 to develop a 12-acre parcel of property in …

23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

23rd Triton Expo welcomes more than 800 for networking

More than 800 captains, crew and yacht industry professionals networked at the Triton Expo last night. The 23rd installment of the event …

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Carolina, Status Quo sell; Valerie listed

Yachts sold M/Y Carolina, a 158-foot (48m) Feadship launched in 1997, sold by IYC broker Mark Elliott, who represented the seller, and …

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: Hiring based solely on looks

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s that time of year when boats are winding down from their winter Caribbean season and preparing …

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