Community

Two brothers have teamed up to create a community for yacht crew

The social media app MOCEAN is a safe place for online connections and in-person meetups, including fun activities with a purpose, like SUP waterway and beach cleanups in Fort Lauderdale.

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Make time for Triton Networking

Once upon a time, there was the monthly Triton Networking event, and everybody who happened to be in Fort Lauderdale on the first Wednesday of every month, came together, met…

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One captain’s mission to ‘bullet proof’ his A/C system

After more than 30 years playing with, working on and running boats in several sectors of the maritime industry, one thing about yachting made Capt. Herb Magney nuts: how the…

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Owner’s View: Driving is a dying art

Many of our younger crew members have looked forward to becoming command drivers on a large yacht. I understand that desire. Over the decades, I have tried to provide some…

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USSA continues mission of speaking for large yacht sector in US

By Kitty McGowan The year was 2006, in the epicenter of the superyacht industry in the United States — Fort Lauderdale, Florida. There was a lack of a unified voice…

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Pandemic brings pros, cons of SEAs into focus

By Dominic Bulfin With the prospect of limited or no use of their yachts for much of 2020 because of COVID-19, the temptation for many yacht owners was to reduce…

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Pinmar starts trial of sprayable filler

Yacht finishing company Pinmar, paint manufacturer AkzoNobel and surveyors Wrede Consulting have partnered on a research project to develop the application methodology for the new Awlfair SF spray filler product…

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Is yachting really all about celebrities and TV shows?

It used to be that people would ask yachties “You get paid to do that?” Now, in the social media generation, the questions crew get asked by non-yachties tend to…

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Utopia IV offers case study in roll reduction equipment

By Jamie Benoit Gyrostabilizers have made an industry resurgence in the past 15 years, now becoming near standard equipment on vessels under 80 feet (24.4m), particularly as their price point,…

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Inmarsat opens third annual satcom survey for yacht captains, crew

Inmarsat, a global mobile satellite communications provider, has opened its third annual Superyacht Connectivity Survey to provide an assessment of satellite communications usage in the industry. The 2020 survey will…

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