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Crew rescued after sailboat dismasted in storm

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the four-member crew of a sailboat that was dismasted in a storm Monday night more than 100 miles off Cape Lookout, North …

New NOAA system facilitates contact

ASSIST, a new system launched by NOAA this month, makes it easier to submit questions or report nautical chart errors to NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey. …

Hasty departure, vessel screen brightness contributed to yacht crashed

A 35-year-old captain was found to be at fault after a 62-foot luxury yacht slammed into a navigational buoy and sank off the coast of Jersey in November 2017, …

New path for U.S. flag registry underway for large yachts

By Dorie Cox While a recent amendment to a U.S. law recognizing that a private yacht can be well over 300 GT may be good news to American owners of today’s …

LAX expands Global Entry facility

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has relocated and expanded the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Global Entry Enrollment Center. The new facility will …

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Update Nov. 14, 10 p.m. Derecktor Holdings Inc. was chosen tonight to build and manage a Fort Pierce large yacht facility by a unanimous vote of St. Lucie …

ISS working to become ISO liaison

The International Superyacht Society is seeking a voice within the International Standards Organization by becoming a liaison. Industry experts and liaison …

Research yacht completes global expedition

On Oct. 27, the French research schooner S/Y Tara returned to its home port in Lorient, Brittany, after sailing more than 53,995nm and collecting over 36,000 …

More boats, larger yachts at USVI Charter Yacht Show

By Carol M. Bareuther Music and film magnate David Geffen’s 454-foot M/Y Rising Sun proved the perfect backdrop to the nearly 60 monohull, multihull and …

Realistic expectations guide yachts for Caribbean season

By Dorie Cox It was just more than a year ago that hurricanes Irma and Maria raged across the Caribbean. Yacht captains and owners, charter companies and …

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Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos Caprelian died on Aug. 19 at a hospital in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had recently returned home to Florida after feeling ill …

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

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