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Marigot has new culinary director

Marigot Bay Resort and Marina on St. Lucia has hired Daniel Echasseriau as director of Food & Beverage and Culinary Operation. Echasseriau brings more than 26 years of experience as…

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Genesis Interiors, Cantiere Viareggio merge

Fort Lauderdale-based builder Genesis Interiors has recently merged with Cantiere Viareggio in the yacht-building port of Viareggio, Italy. The shipyard, which has more than 50 years of experience in the…

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Broker Handle joins CNI

Marc Handle has joined Camper & Nicholsons as a senior sales broker, the company recently announced.  Prior to his 19 years in the superyacht and marine leisure industry, Handle, who…

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Monaco19: Captains seek services, consistency in St. Maarten

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Trevor Weaver of M/Y Sirona III started small on his wish list when asked what he and his crew look for during visits to St. Maarten.…

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Fire training school hires new director

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Resolve Maritime Academy, the learning arm of Resolve Marine Group, has hired Chauncey Naylor as the academy’s new director responsible for operational management as…

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From the Bridge: Know-it-alls? Maybe, but captains ask when answers elude

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying photograph. What do yacht captains do when they…

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Wine speaks to yacht captain, leads to Italian vineyard

By Capt. Jay Kimmal I’m sitting on the Italian Riviera managing a refit in Loano, but instead of heading to the local version of the Blue Lady or La Grotte,…

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Roscioli gives this reporter a second chance to make a first impression

In mid April, we received a press release to let us know that South Florida shipyard founder Bob Roscioli was about to get an award. My first reaction was: Big…

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Friends remember Capt. Joshua Wattula of M/Y ForaPlay

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Joshua Wattula had recently accomplished one of his goals: to be master of a yacht. He had recently been hired as captain on M/Y ForaPlay, a…

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Veteran of Hatteras, Jarrett Bay, Bluewater, Jan Byers Boone dies

A veteran in the yacht industry, Jan Byers Boone died of colon cancer on May 29. She was 57. Ms. Boone began in the industry in marketing and sales at…

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