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Triton Networking with United Yacht Transport

Join us for Triton Networking on the third Wednesday in June in Fort Lauderdale with United Yacht Transport. All captains, crew and industry professionals are welcome to join us from…

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Ocean 1 delivers first yacht tender

The new line Ocean 1 delivered its first 36-foot GRP tender to its owner in May. Its second tender will make its debut in June at the America’s Cup in…

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First Carlo Riva Award goes to Azimut Benetti founder

Azimut Benetti Group founder and president Paolo Vitelli received the first Carlo Riva Award, named for the famed powerboat designer and builder who died in April. The recognition, which celebrates…

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Charter yacht aids Galapagos conservation efforts

WildAid has teamed up with Angermeyer Cruises and Andando Tours in the creation of the Galapagos Conservation Fund and the relaunch of the largest charter yacht in the Galapagos as…

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Martek hires drone operations chief

Martek Marine has appointed Paul Forster to oversee its UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) operations. Forster brings more than 30 years of aviation experience to Martek as the company positions itself…

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Show Management hires VP of consumer marketing

Show Management, producers of Florida’s five largest boat shows, has appointed Mary Bender to the position of vice president of consumer marketing. Bender is chairwoman of the Public Events Council…

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Transporter puts 150 footer in the hold

Eng. Guido Ballini, left, and Capt. Mario Orsi watch as M/Y Tutto Le Marrané, a 151-foot yacht built by Leopard Yachts, is lifted onto M/V Industrial Guide in Fort Lauderdale.…

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FIO research vessel launched

The R/V W.T. Hogarth, a 78-foot coastal class research vessel launched in Tarpon Springs on May 23, is the newest addition to the Florida Institute of Oceanography fleet. The $6…

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Nautical Ventures sell, charters cruise ships

The cruise ship division of water sports equipment retailer Nautical Ventures Group, QPS Marine Ships, sold a 503-foot cruise ship in April to a Mexican hotelier who plans to use…

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Brokers Pier One, NIO merge

Southwest Florida-based NIO Yacht Group has merged with Pier One Yacht Sales. “With the collective knowledge and experience of all parties involved and the worldwide exposure of Pier One Yacht…

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