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Neptune Group and Yacht Flowers host Triton networking in Ft. Lauderdale

On the second Wednesday in September, The Triton is networking with The Neptune Group and Yacht Flowers. All yacht crew and industry professionals are welcome to join us on September…

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Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System mandatory

New yacht requirements have been underway for subjects ranging from asbestos and bilge pumps to electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) and the carriage of cargoes. In June of…

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Planning for the unforeseen that hits your finances

As I sit here reflecting on this month’s article I try to again think what is important to most of the readership. Perhaps some of you are always looking for…

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Saunders hauls largest boat yet

Alabama-based Saunders Yachtworks hauled the 100-foot Broward M/Y She’s My Lady II in June, the largest boat the company has hauled to date.  Saunders celebrated the grand opening of the…

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Under the Boardwalk, down by the sea

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Technology news in marine industry

Tognum in deal with Northern LightsGermany-based propulsion specialist Tognum and marine generator set manufacturer Northern Lights of Seattle, Wash., have signed a master purchasing agreement for marine onboard gensets in…

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Aussies review charter regs

Superyacht Australia has asked the Australian government to review regulations affecting superyacht chartering in country waters. The number of yachts coming to Australia would double if charter regulations were relaxed,…

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Corsica: the other island

It seems that everybody and their metaphorical dog want to go to Sardinia. For my tastes, the whole island is outrageously expensive. If you are a commercial yacht on charter,…

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Dubai police warn unqualified captains cause accidents

Police blame unqualified captains for most of the yachting accidents in Dubai during the past two years according to the National of Abu Dhabi. During that time period, twelve yachting…

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St Kitts and Nevis gears up yachting

Seeing the economic success of neighboring islands, the dual-island Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and Nevis is gearing up to attract yacht tourism.    The government of St. Kitts and…

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