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Crew wow, win at Newport show

Head Chef Carolina Velandia of the 198-foot M/Y Blue Moon won the chef competition during the 35th edition of the Newport Charter Yacht Show last week. Theme …

New awards to honor best captains, crew

The first International Crew Awards will celebrate the hard work and skills required to excel on board megayachts. Sponsored by ACREW, a Holland-based …

Captain of M/Y Bravo Zulu, M/Y Independence, Greg Mitchell dies

By Dorie Cox Capt. Greg Mitchell, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, died at his home in The Villages, Florida, on Dec. 25 following an extended illness. He …

Motion for new trial denied in $70 million rape award

A South Florida judge has denied a yacht owner’s request for a new trial after a jury awarded more than $70 million to a crew member who was raped onboard in …

Capt./Eng. dies in motorcycle accident

Capt./Eng. Alex Buckingham of M/Y Club M died in a motorcycle accident on May 11 in South Florida. He was 32. He worked as mate/relief captain and later as …

Former crew Dayle Louwrens recovering after accident

Updated May 18 Yacht crew and industry colleagues have organized several fundraising efforts for Dayle Louwrens after she was hit by a car while on her morning …

Video of yacht crew at work during Palma International Boat Show

YachtieWorld was at the Palma International Boat Show talking with yacht crew and taking video. Please visit YachtiePages for more information on the company. …

Engineer dies in South Florida

Yacht Eng. Michael Allen Vitiaci died on April 6 in South Florida. An autopsy report has not been issued. “Michael worked on boats and yachts since he was …

Crew Eye: With Dorothea III in Costa Rica

The crew on M/Y Dorothea III, a 148-foot Cheoy Lee, is doing good again. The yacht is underway and recently made a drop to deliver school supplies, shoes, and …

MYBA18: New charter competition for deck crew

By Dorie Cox Deck crew, with help from the interior and the rest of the team on M/Y Maraya, took the top honor during the first All Hands on Deck competition …

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Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

UPDATE By Dorie Cox When Microsoft co-founder and yacht owner Paul Allen died on Oct. 15, he left a legacy for the yacht industry, …

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

Seventeen yacht crew members were honored during Acrew’s inaugural Crew Awards in mid-October. The winners are: Engineer & ETO: …

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 …