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Where are they now? From far and wide, yacht captains come home

Careers in yachting take a windy trip through yachts, owners, and destinations. It’s easy to lose track of fellow yachties as owners and yachts change. Boat …

On the dock with Boat Show Bingo

Print this Boat Show Bingo and head to the stern to find these fun sights at the show. Art by Tehane Brady. Related Posts... Suicides, deaths spur concerns …

Chef breaks from culinary world with first novel

Yacht Chef Victoria Allman values facts and truthfulness. Her first two books are well-researched collections of international recipes and actual vignettes …

Trauma at sea can’t keep this crew down

While the boat show is filled with new, green crew finding their way in yachting, one would guess there are none who have traveled as far or endured as much …

Commercial job yields more pay, insurance

After 36 years in yachting, Capt. Charlie Kiss landed a job on a 106-foot Burger with no future, no benefits and making the same amount of money he’d made 20 …

Uninsured engineer fights cancer

Update: Yacht Eng. Erick Deforest died Sept. 2, 2011 at Hospice By the Sea in Boca Raton after a six-month battle with lung cancer. Yacht Eng. Erick Deforest …

Blue Water Warriors offers resource for service members

It’s an odd scenario, this Kiwi captain and his American wife, using all their savings and monthly paychecks to build a boat for injured U.S. military …

From stews, captains, and bilge rats, women become engineers

Yacht crew get their starts in a variety of ways. Several of the female engineers talked about their beginnings in the yachting industry. Read “Engineers …

Yacht chef offers Willy Wonka-like peek inside galley

When Neal Salisbury was young he wanted to be an explorer and travel the oceans. He imagined his journeys on Christopher Columbus-type ships. Now at 46, he …

Former purser spins dark comedies

Duncan Whitehead, a former purser on M/Y Boadicea and M/Y Princess Mariana, is not always what he seems. And neither are the characters in his recent novels. …

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National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …