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Clipper Round the World Race recruits crew

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race has started a new advertising campaign to attract non-seamen to participate as crew on one of the 12 yachts making the journey. The…

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American Airlines starts weekly flight between Miami and Roatan

American Airlines has started a weekly non-stop flight between Miami and the Honduran island of Roatan. The service will operate every Saturday beginning Nov. 17 on a Boeing 737 with…

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Neptune Group Yachting launches Neptune Crew

Neptune Group Yachting (NGY), a full-service luxury yacht charter agency, announced the opening of Neptune Crew, a new division offering professional yacht crew placement services. Julia Haines-LaPenta has been named…

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Trinity Yachts fares well through Isaac

Both Trinity Yachts yards, in New Orleans, Louisiana and Gulfport, Mississippi yards reported faring well following the landfall of hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac at the end of August.The New Orleans yard…

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Publisher’s Perspective

Publisher’s Perspective David Reed “So, how was the show?”I’m asked that after every show, every year, and Monaco was no different.You would get a guarded response from business people in…

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Yacht show yachts tend to stay in the Med

As the size of megayachts at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show continued to grow — there were at least six more yachts larger than 50m than last year — about…

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‘I’d like to make a fish haven out of some of the equipment’

Some more thoughts about technology on yachts: Technology is just a tool, nothing more. This tool allows for making information more available and more secured. As soon as we purchase…

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Silver Arrows of the Sea

Silver Arrows Marine, a new company based in London, unveiled a new design of vessel yesterday, inspired and designed by engineers with Mercedes-Benz Style as well as naval architects and…

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Hodgdon Shipbuilding in Maine has built a new kind of tender

 Hodgdon Shipbuilding in Maine has built a new kind of tender. With an inside like a private jet, the company’s first limo tender was built for the 86m Oceanco M/Y…

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New Floating Dry Dock in South Florida

Last week, the Rybovich yacht yard in West Palm Beach, Florida, added a 3,000-ton floating dry dock to its service facilities, giving it the largest hauling capacity in South Florida.…

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