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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 …

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New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Construction and upgrades at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard are nearly complete, with a grand reopening of …

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations

Yacht crew were on and ready for the second day of the Miami Yacht Show Friday. Larger yachts were on display at Island Gardens Deep …

Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market

Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market

By Dorie Cox As the Miami Yacht show ramped up speed on the shore of downtown Miami in mid-February, yacht brokers and industry vendors …

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens

The Miami Yacht Show opened Thursday to sunny skies and strong breezes in downtown Miami. Yacht crew were on the dock and onboard with …

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