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ISS fills board vacancy

The International Superyacht Society (ISS) has appointed Costas Charalambous, director of Global Marine Communications, to fill the remainder of a three-year term vacancy. Charalambous has been a long-time ISS member…

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Edge opens in Spain

Ft. Lauderdale-based management company Edge Yachts has opened an office in Barcelona. Mikaela Favill, a former chief stew and sailing instructor, will lead the office at the MB’92 shipyard. “We…

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Engineer joins refit company

Ft. Lauderdale-based All Points Boats has hired Brian Sheridan as director of engineering to oversee all yacht refits. A graduate of Texas Maritime Academy with a degree in Marine Engineering,…

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Veteran manager starts firm

Yacht manager Michael Reardon has opened his own firm, Reardon Yacht Consulting (RYC) in Ft. Lauderdale. RYC provides ISM and MLC implementation, management of new build and refit projects, and…

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Database centralizes job search for crew

A yacht captain and a former yacht crew have started a company to help crew searching for work to streamline their resume and agency interactions. Yacht Crew Database (yachtcrewdatabase.com) provides…

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Y.Co crew cross the Arctic

Update for April 13, 2015: The directors of London-based yacht sales and management company  Y.Co — Gary Wright, Charlie Birkett and Yves Damette — have reached the Geographic North Pole.…

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Lights, camera, action for crew CVs

Yacht crew will have the opportunity to tell prospective employers of their virtues <ital>virtually</ital> during the CrewVid Video Resume Extravaganza. Jason Kettlestrings, owner and founder of CrewVid.com, plans to create…

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Show producer adds post

Ft. Lauderdale-based Show Management, producer of six of the largest boat shows in the world including the Fort Lauderdale show, has appointed Brett M. Keating as vice president of consumer…

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ABBRA names new board

The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association has elected its 2015-2016 executive officers and board of directors. The new officers are Graham Wright of Great Island Boatyard in Maine as…

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ISS names board members

The International Superyacht Society has elected its 2015-2018 board of directors and past presidents council. Elected to the board for a three-year term are Bransom Bean of Fine Focusing, Dorien…

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