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FLIBS18: Sovereign, Rebel take top honors in interior competition

By Dorie Cox A tabletop setting designed by the interior crew of M/Y Sovereign, a 180-foot Newcastle, was named best overall in this year’s tabletop …

FLIBS18: Oasis stays busy with captains, crew

Captains and crew find a quiet place away from the crowds to unwind and enjoy lunch with friends. The Oasis Lounge in the Swimming Hall of Fame is open daily …

FLIBS18: Westrec marina jobs underway

By Dorie Cox Two Florida marina projects with large yacht facilities are underway with Westrec Marinas. The company announced work at the Hall of Fame Marina …

FLIBS18: Deja vu moment spurs action, award

By Dorie Cox Capt. Mike O’Neill was a deckhand in St. Maarten when Hurricane Luis hit the island in 1995. And it was his charity work inspired by that …

FLIBS18: Chef Eric Davis wins inaugural chef event

UPDATED POST:  Story and photos by Dorie Cox Yacht Chef Eric Davis won top honors at this year’s Yacht Chef Competition during the Fort Lauderdale …

FLIBS18: Checking the Tide: What makes you take a yacht job?

There are many yachts to choose from, but each crew member has a dream job. The Triton Today was on the docks at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on …

FLIBS18: Industry talks about new U.S. flag option to seek solutions

By Dorie Cox The docks of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are a flurry of yacht registry flags flying on sterns. As of Aug. 13, there is a new …

FLIBS18: Checking the Tide: What makes you quit a yacht job?

Yacht captains and crew work hard to keep their jobs, but everyone has a breaking point. The Triton was on the docks on opening day of Fort Lauderdale …

FLIBS18: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue at the ready for yacht emergencies

By Dorie Cox A different type of boat is making its debut this year at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A new fireboat is in the water, …

Yacht Attessa IV and sportfishing boat collide near California and Mexico coast

By Dorie Cox A collision between the 332-foot (101m) M/Y Attessa IV and the 65-foot commercial sportfishing boat Prowler resulted in one death and several …

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