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First Australia Fiji Rendezvous draws 17 yachts

Captains and crew of 17 vessels attended the inaugural Australia Fiji Rendezvous at Port Denarau, Fiji, on Aug. 23. The event was modeled on the Australia …

Still a hurricane, Dorian begins move toward US coast

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Port of Miami, Miami River, and Port Everglades are safe for marine traffic and operations and the Captain of the …

Yachties mobilize to help Bahamas

Numerous private groups, marine businesses and aid organizations have rallied to offer help to the Bahamiam islands affected by Hurricane Dorian over the past …

Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president …

The Virgin Islands weather Hurricane Dorian

By Carol Bareuther Four days prior to Dorian blowing over the U.S. Virgin Islands, the soon-to-be Category 1 hurricane was barely a blip on the weather radar. …

Three yachts lost in NDSQ shipyard fire

A building at Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) just north of Doha burned and collapsed on three motoryachts on Aug. 11, according to sources known to The …

Yacht D’Anglaterre burns in Mallorca

M/Y D’Anglaterre burned in the waters off Mallorca, Spain, on the afternoon of Aug. 24, according to multiple media reports. Several online videos show a …

Spin event raises $6,300 for charity

UPDATE: Aug. 22, 2019, 2:50 p.m. Final figures for the first Spin for a Cause event show that YPY raised more than $6,300 for CDTC, which includes money raised …

Yacht Lady D burns in Phuket

M/Y Lady D, a 185-foot yacht built by Quality Shipyards, had a fire onboard on Aug. 7 while docked at Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket, Thailand, according to …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and procedures between Sept. 1 …

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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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