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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Como sells; Atlantic, Raasta listed

Yachts sold M/Y Como, a 154-foot (47m) Heesen, sold by Ocean Independence broker Thom Conboy, who represented the seller, and Perini Navi USA broker Dirk …

Busting myths on MLC, crew vacations, days off

By Emma Batchelder The Maritime Labor Convention was written in 2006, but made a big impact when it entered into force on Aug. 20, 2013, one year after …

From the Bridge: Social media seems like a joke until it’s about you

From the Bridge: by Editor Dorie Cox Word of a yacht on the rocks spread quickly on social media when a photo of it was posted in June. Hundreds of people …

Rules of the Road: IMO talks satellite providers, autonomous ships, Polar Code

The world’s primary regulatory body for maritime regulations, the International Maritime Organization, had a full agenda at its semi-annual meeting in May. …

Couple build, cruise Benetti for owner’s round-the-world adventure

By Lucy Chabot Reed For 30 months, Capt. Ed Collins and Eng. Mary Krieg became part of the owner’s family on M/Y Nomadess. The owners lived aboard their new …

Crew wow, win at Newport show

Head Chef Carolina Velandia of the 198-foot M/Y Blue Moon won the chef competition during the 35th edition of the Newport Charter Yacht Show last week. Theme …

From dancing to darkness: Training pays off after lightning strike

By Dorie Cox It was 10:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. A yacht cruised into Fort Lauderdale from the Atlantic Ocean. The lights were bright inside the salon and the …

Spring in the Great Lakes

Entering the freshwater waterways of the Great Lakes brings many memorable sights, including hoards of mayflies in spring. Part of the dragonfly family, these …

Secure at Sea: The growing pains of cyber-security

Secure @ Sea: by Corey Ranslem When I heard about it, I was amazed but not surprised. The high-roller database at a major casino recently had been completely …

Crew Compass: Make time for yourself

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon One thing that I’ve found difficult on boats over the years is making time for myself and doing things for me. How  on earth …

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Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Story and photos by Tom Serio He’s a big guy, with a big voice, and with big miles under his keel. Now he has big goals. Capt. …

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

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