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First gate delivered for giant sea lock in Netherlands

The first of three gates for what is being billed as “the largest sea lock in the world,” currently under construction at the entrance of the North Sea …

New Florida governor orders water protection policies

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order for policy reforms and funding to protect the state’s water quality and natural resources. “The …

M/Y Voyager departs Fort Lauderdale

Story and photos by Dorie Cox and Tom Serio The nearly 300-foot M/Y Voyager, which had been hidden under shrink-wrap and scaffolding at Dania …

US Sailing, TropicSport promote reef-safe sunscreen

The United States Sailing Association (US Sailing) has partnered with skin care brand TropicSport to promote eco-friendly sunscreen. U.S.-based TropicSport …

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates yachts and crew for …

Yacht crew member found dead in Grenada

A 32-year old yacht crew member from M/Y Sea Owl was found dead on Dec. 22 near Port Louis Marina in Grenada. Andrew Clapham, from the United Kingdom, was …

New immigration checkpoint for Andaman islands

India’s Port Blair airport has been designated an authorized immigration clearance point, making it more convenient for yachts traveling to the Andaman and …

Students learn about maritime careers in Fort Lauderdale

By Lucy Chabot Reed About 30 high school students were introduced to the South Florida’s marine industry on Friday with a panel discussion of young …

USCG seeks advisory committee applications

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The committee acts solely in an …

US government shutdown closes USCG centers

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed the National Maritime Center (NMC) and all Regional Exam Centers (RECs) due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, which …

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Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business …

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

M/Y Balista, a 153-foot (46m) Cantieri Di Pisa in 2013, available for winter charter in the Bahamas and Caribbean, and summer charter in …

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Yacht crew were recognized for excellence in 21 categories during the Crew Awards by Acrew on Saturday. About 400 yacht captains and crew …

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