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Top Shelf: Ease ‘surprise dessert’ panic

Top Shelf: by  Chef Timothy MacDonald As a sole chef in the 50-60m category, it’s hard scrabble. It’s harder scrabble floating around Cuba with the …

USCG warns LED may interfere with VHF reception

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued an alert to mariners that it has received reports of onboard LED lighting interfering with VHF reception, causing a potential …

News in the brokerage fleet: Matrix Rose, Gladiator sell; Podium listed

Yachts sold M/Y Matrix Rose, a 147-foot (45m) Sterling launched in 1986, sold by Merle Wood & Associates in an in-house deal. Asking price was $6.95 …

From the Bridge: Yacht watch duty anything but standard

From the Bridge: By Dorie Cox Many things can go awry on a yacht. A watchkeep can be the first line of defense to prevent such things as flood, fire, …

Rules of the Road: Obtaining DoS not always clear-cut for yachts

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers Most tasks involving two or more parties are less difficult if each party understands what the others are going to …

Crew Coach: Being the newbie is not easy; don’t be afraid to ask for help

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon When we embark on a new career path or even just move around a bit within our profession, we can find ourselves falling into …

Crew Eye from M/V Pacific Hope

Chief Eng. Gerhard Swart and Stew Stephanie Baum work on yachts, but recently both used their personal time to volunteer on the medical assistance vessel M/V …

Expect changes at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show has some changes in store, including a redesigned and repositioned entrance, according to the show’s …

Large yachts can now carry US flag

Americans who own yachts larger than 300 GT can now flag them in the U.S., thanks to an amendment included on a bill signed Aug. 13 by U.S. President Donald …

Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

M/Y Lady Sara, a 187-foot Trinity Motor Yacht, will be auctioned for sale by the U.S. Marshal on Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale at 12:00 p.m. Jason Dunbar, vice …

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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 …

No rent, cable, electric bills equals savings by the boatload

No rent, cable, electric bills equals savings by the boatload

I am a former yachtie who still has saltwater running through his veins. As many of you know, it’s been a few years since I worked on …

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