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Front Street owner takes over operations at Cape Charles Yacht Center

Starting this month, boatyard operations at Cape Charles Yacht Center at the mouth of the Chesapeake in Virginia, are controlled by JB Turner, president and …

Skip Morris rejoins Merle Wood & Associates

Skip Morris has rejoined Merle Wood & Associates as a yacht broker based in Fort Lauderdale, the company recently announced. Morris previously worked at …

FDOT unveils plan for pedestrian bridge over New River — CANCELLED

UPDATE: March 6, 2019 FDOT has cancelled this meeting and the feasibility study related to a pedestrian bridge over the New River. In a letter on March 5, …

Horizon Yachts opens Lauderdale office

Horizon Yachts opened an office in Fort Lauderdale in February. The Palm Beach-based yacht builder said the new office, located at the Hall of Fame Marina, …

Oceanco’s new DreAMBoat ready for sea trials

Oceanco’s new 295-foot (90m) yacht Y716 DreAMBoat, launched on Feb. 13, is being commissioned for impending sea trials and on track for delivery before the …

Benetti launches second giga yacht

Benetti recently announced the launch of FB272, a steel yacht with aluminum superstructure built to comply with the Passenger Yacht Code. At 328 feet (100m), …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Spirit sells; Mizu listed

Yachts sold M/Y Spirit, a 124-foot (38m) Delta built in 2001, sold by Fraser broker Josh Gulbranson, who represented the seller, and Dension broker Don Strong, …

Where in the World: St. Kitts crew seminars

Crew from 15 yachts participated in Acrew’s fourth Caribbean Crewfest in mid-January at Christophe Harbour in St. Kitts. The four-day event featured …

New marinas, yard in Montenegro

Yacht agent Raki Dragovic of DRM Maritime Services in Montenegro (www.drmaritime.com) shared this information for yachts traveling to the region this summer. …

GPS users warned of potential April 6 glitch

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned that those who use older GPS devices may find themselves in troubled waters come April 6. This has to do …

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Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane …

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

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, …

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

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 …

Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

Foreign yachts now can charter in Australia

The Australian parliament passed legislation on Thursday to allow foreign-flagged superyachts to charter in Australian …

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