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Tale of Port Everglades’ landmark

Inspired by actual news events, with authentic quotes and a fictional hero. With apologies to all those yacht captains who see themselves in Capt. Old Timer. …

Ft. Lauderdale drawbridge notice

Ft. Lauderdale announces temporary closure of Andrews Ave. drawbridge from July 31 to Aug. 1. Bridge over New River will close to vehicular and pedestrian …

Port expansion to be discussed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two public meetings in late July to discuss a plan to deepen Port Everglades’ channel from 42 feet to 48 …

Crew reluctantly watch Below Deck

Yachties have been quiet about the new reality TV show about our industry, Below Deck. They don’t want to think about it, but they do. They don’t …

USCG OKs Bimini ferry

The Bimini Superfast Ferry received its initial certificate of compliance (ICOC) by the U.S. Coast Guard yesterday (July 15) and can begin taking passengers …

Yacht crew plans to make waves with new tool

Barnacles and bio-fouling have been part of Nick and Wendy Benge’s lives for years as crew of M/Y Evviva. They plan to combat the encrusters and help …

Port Everglades smokestacks demolished

The Florida Power and Light smokestacks in Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale were demolished on July 16. Described as “stacks” and marked with four …

Make money in real estate with DST and 1031 exchange

 If you have ever owned an investment property, you may have heard of a 1031 exchange. If you research the IRS definition of 1031 exchange, you get this: …

America’s Cup resumes racing schedule

  Update for July 12: America’s Cup races with voluntary compliance   Racing continues in the summer series of the America’s Cup despite …

St. Lawrence trip full of superlatives

Setting off for a new destination is always exciting. So when an opportunity arose to help deliver a yacht from Ft. Lauderdale to Manitowoc, Wisc., last …

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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 …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …