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FLIBS17: Test your mates

Try these questions to test your mates’ nautical knowledge.   A seaman’s name for a reef knot tied upside down is called : square knot, slip knot …

FLIBS17: Captain humbled to be recognized for helping others

By Lucy Chabot Reed Between jobs last year, Capt. Marvin Wilson spent six months volunteering as skipper on the 178-foot (54m) R/V Pacific Hope, a medical ship …

FLIBS17: Checking the Tide: What scares you?

Inherently the work of yacht crew can be dangerous. They often work with heavy equipment, are responsible for people’s safety and more. We were curious …

FLIBS17: Century-old shipyards to meet yacht needs on the Miami River

By Dorie Cox One hundred years ago, a 100-foot private yacht was immense. Two Miami shipyards that serviced the large commercial and private boats on the Miami …

FLIBS17: Las Olas side of show to grow in 2020

By Dorie Cox The north end of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will look much different in 2020, according to Suntex Marinas Investors during a …

FLIBS17: Westrec turns 30, aids Caribbean relief

By Lucy Chabot Reed California-based Westrec Marinas, managers of marinas across the United States, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the show yesterday. …

FLIBS17: Test your mates

Use these questions to test your mates. What does the Papa flag mean? “To drown the miller” means:  lower the anchor; water down your rum ration, use the …

FLIBS17: Visa snafu costs US at least one yacht visit

By Lucy Chabot Reed M/Y Savannah, the new 274-foot (83.5m) Feadship that turned heads at last year’s show, has decided not to visit South Florida this fall …

FLIBS17: Stew taken off plane back onboard with crew

By Dorie Cox There is at least one yacht stew who is especially happy to be at this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The Triton wrote …

FLIBS17: New show producer has boating in his bones

By Lucy Chabot Reed About the time FLIBS began 58 years ago, Charlie McCurdy celebrated his first birthday aboard the family’s sailboat, on deck in a laundry …

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The Yachtie Glow: Control social media, or be controlled by it

The Yachtie Glow: Control social media, or be controlled by it

The Yachtie Glow: by Stew Angela Orecchio There is nothing inherently wrong with social media; it can be an excellent tool for checking …

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

UPDATE By Dorie Cox When Microsoft co-founder and yacht owner Paul Allen died on Oct. 15, he left a legacy for the yacht industry, …

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

Seventeen yacht crew members were honored during Acrew’s inaugural Crew Awards in mid-October. The winners are: Engineer & ETO: …

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …