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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics held Feb. 1 at Rybovich …

Attitude up from down below, yacht engineer keeps humor

Editor’s note: Life is different for many yacht crew since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the industry in March. Engr. Pearson Adams now works to …

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest challenge to today’s …

Bow thrusters to epaulettes, yacht engineer values mentor’s lessons

By Dorie Cox Engr. Allen Dudley is mesmerized by Capt. Jim Horner’s skillful maneuvers at the helm of the 100-foot (30m) Benetti, M/Y Rutli E, in currents, …

Yacht owner donates tender to Bahamas relief

The Klump Family Foundation, whose principals own the 142-foot (43m) M/Y Far From It, donated a tender this morning to M/V Pacific Hope, the 179-foot (54m) …

Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

By Dorie Cox Capt. Christopher Monroe expected his new job to feel unfamiliar. At 49 years old, he had made a significant course correction for a new tour of …

M/Y Elixir taps yacht crew for Australia bushfire aid

The Australian bushfires sparked the crew of M/Y Elixir, a 180-foot (55m) Amels, to host a Sausage Sizzle fundraiser while docked in Antigua in late January. …

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane Society in Nassau were …

Through fire and flood, yacht crew of Archimedes train to go it alone

By Dorie Cox Up to their armpits in water and covered in soot, the crew of M/Y Archimedes immersed themselves in cold weather and damage control training …

Captain publishes book about cancer ordeal

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Wendy Umla has published a book about her recent experience battling cancer. Titled “Healthy People Get Cancer, Too,” Capt. Umla …

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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics …

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Fort Lauderdale-based provisioning company National Marine Suppliers has released a statement warning crew that COVID-19 tests found …

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer's Angle: by JD Anson The world has awakened to a new day, a new normal. Worldwide pandemic is now a real thing, and it calls …

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest …

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