Marine

Northern Europe offers memorable cruising grounds

By Rebecca Whitlocke In recent years, countries in Scandinavia, the Baltic and the fringe of the Arctic have become more popular with yacht owners, charter companies and crew. While these…

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Transport ship departs Palma after ballast incident

By Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Estela Shipping Agency DYT transport ship M/V Super Servant 4, departed Palma this morning en route to Genoa after losing power and suffering a ballast…

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Yacht yard gets busy as COVID quiet wears off

Story by Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Tom Serio A recent walk around Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale gave the impression of a busy spring season. Sanders were out, contractor…

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NJ hosts winter crew event

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Northrop & Johnson hosted the 2020 Winter Captain and Crew Cocktails on the deck at Yot Bar and Kitchen overlooking the docks at Lauderdale Marine Center on Feb. 6. About…

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Yacht crew compete, learn in Caribbean Crewfest

Crew from 18 yachts kept busy with education and exercise during the 5th annual Caribbean Crewfest hosted by Acrew in January. The four-day event at IGY Yacht Haven Grande Marina…

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Sip and See event at Bluewater Books and Charts

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Fort Lauderdale-based Bluewater Books and Charts hosted a Sip and See event last night with yacht captains, crew and industry pros. About 100 people enjoyed wine tastings, hors d’oeuvres and…

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FLIBS19: Yachts in Lauderdale Marine Center on show for Kids in Distress

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Yacht crew offered tours for guests during Elevate, a Kids in Distress benefit event held at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 26. Hosted by Northrop & Johnson,…

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FLIBS19: National Marine Suppliers poker run rides for charity

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National Marine Suppliers’ 12th annual poker run took off for a ride through the Florida Everglades on Oct. 26. About 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts braved forecasted rain for a…

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Med season wrap-up party with Estela

To wrap up another Mediterranean yachting season and to ring in the Caribbean season, Estela Yachting Palma held its annual end-of-season party at Blue Nest at Port Adriano on Oct.…

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Yacht captains take to the water for relay race at Benetti Yachtmasters

About two dozen yacht captains joined Benetti executives and sponsors this morning in a relay race using Seabobs. Many of the captains had never used the underwater scooters, or had…

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