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Captain publishes book about cancer ordeal

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Wendy Umla has published a book about her recent experience battling cancer. Titled “Healthy People Get Cancer, Too,” Capt. Umla approaches the serious topic with…

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Crew Eye in New England

M/Y Crown Jewel, a 96-foot Broward, hit many of the historical spots in New England this summer, and Chef Catherine Stowe shared a crew portrait from Nantucket recently. Stowe jokingly…

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Crew Compass: Friendships in yachting can be like ships passing in the night

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Constantly meeting new people, traveling the world and eating great food – it’s undeniable that the perks of the yachting industry come in abundance. That,…

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Crew Eye: An unexpected visitor in the Atlantic

The crew of M/Y Vixit had a rare visitor onboard while transiting the Atlantic Ocean in October. Stew/Deckhand Saaskia England captured a photo of an owl who temporarily lighted on…

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Crew Eye in the Bahamas

Lead Deckhand Zander Schietelat of M/Y Grey Matters tests the waters in Compass Cay, Compass Cay Marina, Exuma, the Bahamas.

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FLIBS19: Calliope captain wins Fraser fleet honor

Story and photo by Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Adam Connolly of M/Y Calliope, a 150-foot RMK, was named Fraser’s Yacht Management Captain of the Year for 2019 last night In…

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FLIBS19: Guests get treats as chefs compete

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By Dorie Cox Guests to the second edition of the Sunset Soiree & Yacht Chef Competition were treated to taste sensations from four yacht industry chefs on Friday evening during…

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FLIBS19: M/Y Excellence excels in interior contest

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Story and photos by Dorie Cox Under sunny, 80-degree skies, a hot Friday was transformed into a “magical night” on board 14 yachts during an interior staff competition at the…

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FLIBS19: Bahamas relief efforts shine light on Distinguished Crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Two days after Hurricane Dorian’ s 185 mph winds and relentless rains hit the northern Bahamas, Capt. Paul Clarke and the crew of M/Y…

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FLIBS19: Inaugural Adrift Film Festival turns spotlight on crew

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Photos and story by Dorie Cox Outdoors, under the stars near the beach in Fort Lauderdale, about 300 yacht captains and crew watched short films created by their peers during…

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