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Manager honored for work to raise U.S. tonnage limit

By Lucy Chabot Reed Michael Reardon won one of the U.S. Superyacht Association’s highest honors yesterday when he was awarded the Golden Compass for his work to increase the U.S.…

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Triton founder honored for caring

The Triton’s David Reed was honored with one of the U.S. Superyacht Association’s top awards yesterday for his efforts to help those less fortunate in our community. Reed was awarded…

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Next big shows are Miami, Miami Beach

By Dorie Cox Last year saw changes to the boat shows in Miami. This year, organizers said there will be improvements. Most yacht crew work at Yachts Miami Beach, which…

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Maritime Professional Training opens new classroom, simulator

More than 100 people joined Maritime Professional Training (MPT) last week at the official ribbon cutting of its new 25,000-square-foot classroom and simulator building in Ft. Lauderdale. Two years under…

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Oceanmax picks sales director

Ft. Lauderdale-based Oceanmax International, worldwide distributors of Propspeed, has appointed James Maitland as national sales director. In his new role, Maitland is responsible for supporting key distributors throughout the Americas,…

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Pier One acquires another

Crown International Yacht Sales of Sarasota, Fla., has merged with Pier One Yacht Sales of Punta Gorda, Fla., expanding the brokerage’s coverage along much of Southwest Florida’s gulf coast. Pier…

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IMM opens in St. Maarten

Guadeloupe-based project management company International Marine Management has opened an office in St. Maarten in IGY’s Isle de Sol Marina, enabling it to provide full technical assistance to yachts throughout…

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Agency expands to Galapagos

Yacht support agency Seal Superyachts has expanded into the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, by acquiring a local agency. This news follows other new offices in New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and French…

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YachtZoo builds U.S. brand

Monaco-based YachtZoo, a brokerage, charter and management firm, has expanded its U.S. operations with the addition of key employees in Ft. Lauderdale. David Ross, a former owner of Burger Boat…

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ISSGMT adds Middle East flight

Ft. Lauderdale marine travel management company ISSGMT has partnered with Emirates Airlines, which will begin Dec. 15 a nonstop service between Ft. Lauderdale and Dubai. Now members of the yachting…

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