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Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

By Dorie Cox Capt. Achim Fischer died in Antibes on Nov. 26 as a result of a car accident. He was 72. A veteran captain of 30 years, Capt. Fischer worked on a …

FLIBS19: Yacht Chandlers party raises $19k for SOS Foundation

By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale-based Yacht Chandlers raised $19,000 for charity during the company’s annual boat show party in November.  Yacht captains, …

Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

By Dorie Cox Up to their armpits in water and covered in soot, the crew of M/Y Archimedes immersed themselves in cold weather and damage control training …

From the Bridge: Captains’ legacies continue to be created

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Among the hundreds of people on the docks at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show last month, a veteran yacht captain …

Malfunction sends yacht off course

By Dorie Cox  A malfunction during a sea trial Saturday caused the 128-foot M/Y Safira to lose control and hit several smaller boats docked nearby. No …

FLIBS19: Visitor traffic good at Fort Lauderdale show, say captains

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed This year’s 60th anniversary of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show brought a lot of traffic onboard larger yachts …

The Triton networks with Baglietto

More than 200 captains, crew and industry joined us for Triton Networking last night with Italian yacht builder Baglietto. Our guests enjoyed a tour of …

Yachts Lohengrin, Reflection destroyed by fire in Fort Lauderdale

UPDATE: Nov. 19, 9:22 am By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue trucks headed toward smoke and flames on Marina Mile in Fort Lauderdale just after calls came …

Sip and See event at Bluewater Books and Charts

Fort Lauderdale-based Bluewater Books and Charts hosted a Sip and See event last night with yacht captains, crew and industry pros. About 100 people enjoyed …

From the Bridge: Yachts mix it up with cash, cards, wires, apps

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox It’s the same on every boat: Money makes the yacht go ’round. Yet, surprisingly, the way money is handled varies a lot in the …

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From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

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