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Stew Jerrah Blevins dies in hometown

Former yacht crew Jerrah Blevins died on Nov. 1 in her hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. She started her career in yachting in 2012 and worked on yachts of 80-100 …

Bradford Marine sold

By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Yacht Harbor (FLYH) has purchased one of Fort Lauderdale’s oldest shipyards, Fort Lauderdale-based Bradford Marine and Bradford …

Captain hopes stew’s alcohol death wake-up call for all crew

By Dorie Cox This time, the captain hoped rehab would stick. It was February, in the Bahamas, and his partner in both life and work had been drinking heavily …

Sailing yacht Ethereal afloat after grounding in Fort Lauderdale

Update 3:15 p.m.:S/Y Ethereal, a 190-foot Royal Huisman, is afloat after grounding in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 19. The yacht was underway in …

Bluewater, Yacht Chandlers host Yacht Crew Ugly Sweater contest

Bluewater Crew, Charter & Brokerage USA and Yacht Chandlers hosted a Crew Ugly Sweater contest on Dec. 18. About 50 yacht crew and industry professionals, …

Crew Eye from the crew of Motoryacht Albula

The crew of M/Y Albula, a 210-foot (64m) Royal Denship formerly named Turmoil, know that holiday season on a yacht doesn’t mean time off from duties. Chef …

Stems and Shoots expands estate services

By Dorie Cox Stems and Shoots in Fort Lauderdale has expanded its yacht floral design and photography services to include estates and events. Company owner …

Triton networks with Maritime Marine

More than 220 yacht captains, crew and industry folks joined us for Triton Networking with Maritime Marine on the first Wednesday in December. The shore power …

Captain sentenced to three years in guest death

Update Dec. 4 Captain sentenced in guest death in propeller accident A yacht captain was sentenced to nearly three years in prison in the death of a …

From the Bridge: Captains want insurance to protect owner, crew

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox From broken bones to the flu, yacht crew are subject to a variety of injuries and illnesses that require medical treatment. In a …

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