Business

KGCH gets new owner

UK natives Rob and Donna Strong have bought KGCH Yacht Recruitment, a crew placement agency based in Fort Lauderdale. KGCH was started by Kendra Grey and Christine Hodgson in 2013.…

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Blue Tide Marine makes splash with new services

Blue Tide Marine, started by a group of retired U.S. Navy veterans in 2015, has expanded its delivery services for vessels at sea. The company focuses on aerial cargo delivery,…

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ISS board gets eight new members

The International Superyacht Society has announced eight new appointees to its board of directors for the 2019-2022 term following the votes of ISS members. Newly elected board members are: Jill…

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Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

STP Shipyard Palma recently teamed up with the University of the Balearic Islands to offer students of the university’s new Master in Nautical Industry program a chance to experience the…

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SYBAss names new technical, environmental director

Lorenzo Pollicardo has been appointed as the new technical and environmental director for the Superyacht Builders Association. Pollicardo, who succeeded the retiring Hans Huisman as of Feb. 1, brings 30…

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Triton Networking returns to UMC this month

Triton Networking returns to Universal Marine Center on the third Wednesday in February (Feb. 20). The old Greek yard has been revamped over the past four years with new power,…

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Industry celebrates with YachtMate Products

About 200 yacht captains, crew and industry gathered last night for Triton Networking with YachtMate Products. The air and water purification company celebrates 20 years in business this year, and…

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Saltee Rags model mobile, fluid, just like yacht crew

By Dorie Cox Yacht crew work and bunk wherever the yacht travels. Underway, they communicate through social media and mobile platforms. They have a sense of movement and immediacy. Chef…

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MarineMax has new regional manager

MarineMax has named Adam Cooper as general manager of its Massachusetts stores, including MarineMax Russo Danvers, MarineMax Boston and MarineMax Russo Hingham. Cooper began his marine career in the U.S.…

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IYBA honors Smith, Brody as brokers of the year

The International Yacht Brokers Association named Gary Smith as its Yacht Broker of the Year. Smith, (middle photo, below) president of SYS Yacht Sales, is a past president of the…

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