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Scholarship for crew begins

Ft. Lauderdale-based Edge Yachts will give away four courses this year to deck officers working their way up to master, including a HELM course, Advanced Fire …

Navtor opens in UK

Navtor, a Norwegian e-navigation specialist, is opening its first base in the UK in Somerset, led by Richard Northover. Northover is a veteran of the maritime …

News in the charter fleet

M/Y Trending, a 164-foot (50m) Westport, now listed with Camper & Nicholsons and available in the Western Med this summer. M/Y Wendy 1, a 112-foot (34m) …

Pinmar parent acquires ACA Marine

Palma-based Global Yachting Group (GYG) — parent company of Pinmar, Pinmar USA, Rolling Stock, Pinmar Supply and Techno Craft — has acquired a …

News in the sales fleet

Project Brage, a 284-foot (86.6m) custom yacht set to launch in 2019, will transform an existing commercial vessel and feature a 19m beam. Listed with Fraser …

Repairs will close, restrict New River bridge for two weeks beginning April 2

The Florida East Coast (FEC) railroad bridge over the New River in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will be closed or offer restricted access for two weeks beginning …

Port Vauban under new management

Antibes’ Port Vauban, the largest pleasure harbor in Europe, is now operated by Vauban 21, a network of business and industry leaders.   The partners of …

Recent launches, deliveries

M/Y Amara, a 120m Oceano concept designed by Sam Sorgiovanni Designs for extended families, was unveiled at the Dubai International Boat Show in February.It …

Recent yacht sales

M/Y Sharon Lee, a 112-foot (34m) Westport built in 2003 (ex-Betty Jane), sold by Northrop & Johnson brokers Cromwell Littlejohn and Kevin Merrigan for the …

IYBA honors brokers, elects new board members

For the second year in a row, a broker with Northrop & Johnson won the International Yacht Brokers Association’s Sales Broker of the Year award. Kevin …

Editor’s Picks

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

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