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Former stew bites back at Lyme disease

Former Stew Chantelle Lewis casually monitors the intravenous fluid dripping into a port in her arm. Her days are filled with medications, doctors and …

Capt. Dick Betts dies in Ft. Lauderdale

Capt. Richard J. S. “Dick” Betts died on April 23 in Ft. Lauderdale of a heart attack. He was 79. Capt. Betts started in yachting in the late 1970s …

Yacht departs on three-year circumnavigation with good will, supplies

Capt. Gui Garcia and his 10 crew on the 151-foot Cheoy Lee M/Y Qing will set off from Ft. Lauderdale today at 2 p.m. on what is planned to be a three-year …

Big yachts help little islands after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

Former yacht crew Sam and Jess Bell witnessed the devastation of category 5 Cyclone Pam when it hit the Republic of Vanuatu in the South Pacific Ocean on March …

Thunderbolt opens lounge

Thunderbolt Marine in Savannah, Ga., has converted a house across the street from the front gate as a crew lounge. The Crew Lounge officially opened April 17. …

Aqualuxe Outfitters names winners of Top Notch Tabletop Challenge

Aqualuxe Outfitters has announced the winners of its 2015 Top Notch Tabletop Challenge. Table settings from the Palm Beach International Boat Show were …

The sea talks; a stew and her daughter tell the tale

A pearl necklace was given to Stew Penny Dabestani when she was 4 years old. The gemstone is still prominent in her life decades later, most recently as a …

Engineer dies in hit-and-run

Chief Eng. Maurice White was killed in a hit-and-run accident while riding his bicycle in Ft. Lauderdale in early March. He was 46. Mr. White was riding his …

Yacht stews shine with Top Notch Tabletop settings

The interior departments of more than dozen yachts showed off their talents for the Top Notch Tabletop competition during the show yesterday. And they didn’t …

Deckhand’s book spares new crew hard lessons

Former Deckhand James Tate wished he had a guide book when he broke into yachting eight years ago. To help new crew learn from his mistakes, he recently wrote …

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Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

Miami Yacht Show debuts downtown, returns to Island Gardens

Yacht captains, crew and the boating industry visit the 31st edition of the Miami Yacht Show at a new location, as well as a previous …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Preference sells; Carolina, Skylight listed

Yachts sold M/Y Preference, a 119-foot (36.4m) Tansu built in 2011, sold by listing brokerage Thompson, Westwood and White. TWW broker …

Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

Palma shipyard helps train students of new university nautical program

STP Shipyard Palma recently teamed up with the University of the Balearic Islands to offer students of the university’s new Master in …

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