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From the Bridge: No shocker to captains that electric power a continual concern

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Electronic charts, hot tubs, iPads, bilge pumps and clothes dryers are just some of the power-consuming items on today’s …

All Systems Go: Keep computers safe from attack

All Systems Go: by Jason Robertson IT administrators swear by this motto: “Always ensure your software is fully updated.” If we never download updates …

Monster typhoon slams Marianas Islands

The Northern Marianas Islands are struggling to recover after a particularly devastating storm, even in a region accustomed to experiencing the most numerous …

Stew Cues: First challenge is to craft a catchy CV, resume

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan As a newbie yachtie, the CV/resume is one of the first obstacles to conquer. It is a tool to communicate personal and professional …

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, one of adventure, …

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: David Honeybun, AV-IT …

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

Participants in National Marine Suppliers’ 11th annual Poker Run on Oct. 20 raised $17,285 for this year’s designated charity, Task Force Dagger …

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 theft of a yacht. Yachts are …

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 revive a long-stalled large …

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 on Oct. 10. Fifty businesses displayed …

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Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos Caprelian died on Aug. 19 at a hospital in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had recently returned home to Florida after feeling ill …

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

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