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Derecktor gets state environmental recognition

Derecktor shipyard in Dania Beach, Florida, has been recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Clean Boating Partnership as a Florida Clean & Resilient Boatyard. By becoming…

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Weather service available with limited internet

Weather Routing Inc., a marine meteorological consulting firm based in Glen Falls, New York, recently launched OnBoard, a software program that allows clients with limited bandwidth and connectivity to view…

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Numarine sells five XP units

Numarine, a shipyard in Istanbul that builds yachts to 147 feet (45m), has announced five sales of its XP series: hull Nos. 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the 26XP…

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Hatteras names Worth Avenue dealer

Hatteras CABO Yachts has appointed Worth Avenue Yachts as its newest dealer.  Worth Avenue Yachts’ Seattle office will represent the Hatteras brands exclusively in Washington State and British Columbia, Canada.…

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Military exercises to affect GPS signals

GPS reception may be unavailable or unreliable over a large portion of the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean during offshore military exercises scheduled for Jan. 16-24, according to the AOPA…

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Nautical Ventures named ‘Top 100’ dealer

Dania Beach, Florida-based Nautical Ventures Group has been named one of the Top 100 boat dealers in North America by Boating Industry Magazine. The dealership, which ranked No. 17 in…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Moka sells; Surama listed

Yacht sold M/Y Moka (to be renamed Hom), a 143-foot (43.6m) Benetti Vision launched in 2011, sold by Camper & Nicholsons brokers Gaston Less-Buckley, who represented the seller, and Andrew…

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Panama Canal transit rates increase

Rates for small vessels transiting the Panama Canal increased this year, according to the Canal de Panama website. New upper maximum tonnage limits are defined for small vessels that pay…

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Edmiston recruiters join YPI Crew

Yacht crew recruitment agency YPI Crew has acquired the recruitment division of long-standing British brokerage firm Edmiston & Company. As of Jan. 1, Edmiston transferred its four-member recruitment team to…

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Acrew Superyacht Winter Games scheduled

Porto Montenegro has announced the Acrew Superyacht Winter Games 2020, a two-part sporting and entertainment event for yacht captains and crew throughout the Mediterranean. Hosted by Acrew, the event will…

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