Business

Schulte Group buys controlling stake in YPI Crew

The Schulte Group has acquired a majority stake in YPI Crew, the Antibes-based yacht crew recruitment agency, through the group’s Singapore-based affiliate, Schulte Maritime Services PTE Ltd. In this transaction,…

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MacLaurin new MTA brokers course director

Toby MacLaurin, director of sales and marketing at Ocean Independence, has taken on the role of director of the yacht brokerage course for the U.K.-based Maritime Training Academy. MacLaurin has…

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Stems and Shoots expands estate services

By Dorie Cox Stems and Shoots in Fort Lauderdale has expanded its yacht floral design and photography services to include estates and events. Company owner Anna Kozma started the business…

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West Marine has new CEO

West Marine has hired retail executive Ken Seipel as CEO. Seipel was most recently CEO of Gabe’s, and prior to that he held executive positions with Old Navy, Target and…

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Metal Shark pitches in to protect the Exumas

U.S. shipbuilder Metal Shark, based in Louisiana and Alabama, has partnered with the Bahamas National Trust to support the preservation of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. Metal Shark…

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Crowdfunding scores big for BLU3’s Nemo

Brownie’s Marine Group has reported that a Kickstarter campaign launched by subsidiary BLU3 for its portable dive system Nemo wrapped up last month with 345 percent of its target funding and…

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Watermakers Air now Makers Air

Watermakers Air, a private charter airline based out of Fort Lauderdale, debuted a new name and brand at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The boutique airline is now…

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YachtAid Global executive director resigns

After a year of volunteer service, Capt. Tim Forderer is stepping down from his post as executive director of YachtAid Global. Capt. Forderer has worked with YachtAid Global since its…

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Learn about our next Triton Networking host: Maritime Marine

Triton Networking continues on the first Wednesday in December with long-time advertiser Maritime Marine, shore power and switchboard specialists. All Triton readers are welcome to join us for casual networking…

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Nautical Ventures wins Axopar award

For the second year in a row, Dania Beach, Florida-based Nautical Ventures has received The Best International Dealer Award from Axopar Boats during its International Dealer Meeting in October. Helsinki-based…

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