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Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

By Dorie Cox Iowa-born Capt. Mike Bryan died on Aug. 2 of cardiac arrest in Fort Lauderdale. He was 53. His yacht work included M/Y Lady Columbo in the late …

Stew Cues: Silver service protocol depends on preferences

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Stews frequently ask what is the correct way to perform silver service. There is more than one proper way to serve, whether from the …

Waxy closed for renovations

Now that the FIFA World Cup matches are over, Waxy O’Connor’s Irish Pub on Southeast 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale has temporarily closed for a major …

Triton Networking at Parker Yacht

About 150 captains, crew and industry professionals joined us for summer networking at Parker Yacht last night. Our guests got a tour of the 10,000-square-foot …

From the Bridge: More culture than stuff that creates home onboard

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying …

Rules of the Road: USCG aims to curb illegal charters

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers In a recent action by the U.S. Coast Guard in Miami, the voyage of a 65-foot yacht was terminated after the vessel …

Prepare now to comply with EIAPP engine air pollution certificate

By Dorie Cox The EIAPP is a long acronym for a fairly simple document that confirms an engine meets current air pollution standards. The Engine International …

Here’s hoping Pier South includes marina plans as well

Publisher’s Point: By Lucy Chabot Reed I’ve been reporting on the yachting industry for about 15 years now, and I have seen fantastic marina …

Crew Eye from Motoryacht Pipe Dreams

All hands are on duty in the galley of M/Y Pipe Dreams for meal prep during a busy summer season. The yacht was anchored off Shroud Cay in the Exuma, Bahamas …

Hacker hijacks email, steals $100,000 charter deposit

By Dorie Cox A client who enjoyed his previous Mediterranean charter wanted to do it again. He had the captain’s phone number and called to book the 50m-plus …

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Owner’s View: Not the recommended procedure for captain, crew career in yachting

Owner’s View: Not the recommended procedure for captain, crew career in yachting

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller Decades ago, I was berthed in Cape May, New Jersey, next to a flush-deck motoryacht run by a mature …

FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

The 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2019, generated $1.3 billion in economic impact in the state …

Yacht bosun chooses to think like an owner, not spend like one

Yacht bosun chooses to think like an owner, not spend like one

By Bosun Alex Kempin I know, yet another article about personal finance and someone telling you to do something you will never do. I …

Yacht sinks off Savannah, five rescued

Yacht sinks off Savannah, five rescued

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued five people after the vessel they were on allided with the north Savannah jetties on Monday night. At …

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