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Sea Sick: Update first-aid gear at start of new year

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray It’s that time of year again.  Time to buy a new calendar, make New Year’s resolutions and go through your first-aid medical …

Rules of the Road: Several new maritime regulations affect yachts in 2018

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers As we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome in the New Year, we look ahead to what awaits us in the world of maritime …

From the Bridge: Frugal captains scrimp, would splurge more on yacht

By Dorie Cox When captains look at a yacht, they see line items in a large budget. From the first cup of coffee in the morning, many are preoccupied with …

New NOAA satellite is ‘game changer’

The GOES-16 satellite, launched in November 2016, is now at GOES-East position and, as of Dec. 18, has officially joined the U.S. National Oceanic and …

Owner’s View: Here’s why I love my crew so much

Owner’s View: Peter Herm In reading some of the appreciated comments on my columns online, it dawned on me that some crew must be sharing The Triton with …

Passenger rail test begins in Fort Lauderdale

For the next few weeks, ​Brightline will run 20 “simulated service” trains between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, the company announced yesterday. …

Yacht captain faces manslaughter charge

A New Jersey yacht captain has been barred by a Rhode Island judge from operating vessels while awaiting trial in the death of an 81-year-old boater off the …

Charter yachts look to test Southern Caribbean as season evolves

By Dorie Cox Hurricanes stir up a lot of things. This year’s September storms disrupted many yachts’ smooth flow from summer to winter for the …

Going to the dogs: Crew transport food to distressed islands

By Dorie Cox The salon of M/Y Nita K is packed with 4,000 pounds of dog food bound for the island of St Maarten. And a freelance chef has a call out to yachts …

Fort Pierce finalizes port land purchase for refit facility

By Dorie Cox County commissioners in St. Lucie County, Florida, gave final approval Dec. 12 to buying 12 acres of land in the Port of Fort Pierce for $25 …

Editor’s Picks

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …