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Monitoring system launched

Coral Gables, Fla.,-based Yacht Group has launched a boat monitoring system called Yacht Protector, which uses wireless sensors to allow owners to track the location of their boat and condition…

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Take time to see Panama before and after transits

The Pacific Coast of Panama has excellent fishing, big game fish as well as bottom and in-shore fishing. The best times are when it hasn’t been raining much — so…

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YPI hosts photo contest

YPI launches the first ‘Photo of The Year’ competition on the theme of ‘Quality Time at Sea’. Crew are invited to share some their experiences, sights and memories of life enjoyed…

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Traffic advisory for SE 17th Street in Ft. Lauderdale May 20-22

A traffic advisory is expected for SE 17th Street in Ft. Lauderdale during the weekend of May 20-22 for the speaking engagement of Hillary Clinton. Media reports announced that Clinton…

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Melges 32 Blue Water Series races in Ft. Lauderdale today through Sunday

The final stage of the 2015-16 Melges 32 Blue Water Series runs today through Sunday off the beach at  Ft. Lauderdale. The event is hosted by the Lauderdale Yacht Club…

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Dubois Naval Architects’ founder Ed Dubois dies

Dubois Naval Architects’ founder, Ed Dubois, died March 24 due to an undisclosed illness he suffered last year. He been back to work as normal, but was unexpectedly admitted to hospital…

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Triton Survey comments: Change this about charters

Click to read Triton Survey for comments below: If you could change one thing about the way the yachting industry handles charters, what would it be? At least three days…

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Triton Survey comments: Yacht captains, crew advice for charters

Click to read Triton Survey for comments below: Yacht captains and crew offered this advice for those who book and take charters Speak directly to the captain of the boat…

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Yacht Positive Energy burns at Yacht Haven Grand in St. Thomas

The cause of a fire that reduced a reported $2.5-million yacht to its waterline on March 15 in the U.S. Virgin Islands’ port of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, remains under…

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Crew on M/Y Ocean Victory dies in accident

Phuket news sources report that crew member Toni Hristov Kolev died from injuries he sustained while working on M/Y Ocean Victory. The incident occurred during mooring off Koh Tachai in the Similan Islands…

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