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Customs and Border Protection yacht captains letter template

Capt. Bill Hipple of the 130-foot M/Y Lady Kath shared this sanitized version of his crew letter. Captains may use it as a template for a personalized letter for crew…

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The crew of motoryacht Lady Lola cruise New York area

This summer, the crew of the 205-foot (62.5m) Oceanco M/Y Lady Lola cruised a bit around New York and Newport but also had time to do some maintenance. Chef Betsy…

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Westport launches new 112

Westport has launched hull No. 55 in its 112-foot series to a repeat 112 client. In early October, the yacht was en route to Ft. Lauderdale. Westport builds yachts of…

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Trinity Yachts for sale for $17.5 million

Harvey Gulf International Marine is selling the New Orleans shipyard it acquired from Trinity Yachts this summer for $17.5 million. The Trinity Yachts name, brand, and yacht designs are for…

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STP Shipyard Palma dismantles yacht Kokomo’s 82m mast

STP Shipyard in Palma dismantled the 82m mast of the 191-foot (58m) S/Y Kokomo, using a 500-ton crane. About 15 people including the yacht’s crew, rope and rigging men, and…

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Boats and brokers October news

Yachts recently sold Project Redwood, a 139m+ construction project, designed by Nuvolari & Lenard (the same team that created the 88m Lurssen M/Y Quattroelle), sold by Moran Yacht & Ship.…

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Companies join to promote Balearics

Four Spain-based companies have banded together to create a program to attract more yachts to the Spanish islands of Palma and Ibiza Balearic Yacht Destination is made up of Marina…

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Marina proposed for Berrys Bay in Sydney

Berrys Bay Marina Company has filed an application with North Sydney Council to develop an 84-slip marina and 70-boat dry stack facility on Berrys Bay on the lower North Shore,…

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USSA offers travel insurance for members

Ft. Lauderdale-based U.S. Superyacht Association has partnered with MHG Insurance Brokers and Point Comfort Underwriters to provide its members an SET plan (Superyacht Executive Travel plan. Sold in blocks of…

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IGY Marinas honored again in the Caribbean

The marinas managed by IGY Marinas in the Caribbean have been re-accredited with a 5 Gold Anchor Award and ICOMIA’s Clean Marina Award by The Yacht Harbor Association. This marks…

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