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Smaller, quieter Antigua Charter Yacht Show kicks off

The 51st annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show opened yesterday, and the sense on the docks was that the show felt smaller and quieter than last year.   With …

Hiring crew costs more than money

This month’s From the Bridge captains lunch took a different turn than we expected. Previously, a captain suggested we ask “What does it cost to …

Latitude Adjustment highlights crew making a difference

Remember those former yachties Jimmy Floyd at Bradford Marine told us about last fall, Mike and Susie Whiteside who left yachting to raise a family in …

AC exhibit opens in Palm Beach

A new exhibit on the history of yacht racing is on display at Flagler Museum in Palm Beach through Jan. 6. “Capturing the Cup: Yacht Racing During the …

AC72 cat dismasted in trial sail

Oracle Team USA, defender of the 34th America’s Cup, capsized and destroyed its 72-foot catamaran in a training sail in mid-October in San Francisco. No …

Yachts visit Koh Samui

A growing number of superyachts are visiting Thailand’s island of Koh Samui in the Gulf of Siam.Koh Samui rises off the southeastern seaboard of Thailand …

Crew goals accomplished

It’s always nice to hear that some in yachting are able to achieve their goals. I can’t remember how I first met Capt. Scott Schwaner, but …

Crew can handle offshore storm

By Staff Report Hurricane Sandy may scare some tourists away and it may put a damper on activities, but the 50-knot winds South Florida is likely to feel …

Though young, Tsumat is a real yacht

A boat show is always a place to find new boats. We think we just might have found the newest of them all. M/Y Tsumat turned eight days old yesterday. Launched …

Captain gives all his ‘secrets’ away

Professional yacht crew can do many things. Besides crossing oceans and plotting courses without signposts, they keep a floating city operational. Being good …

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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 …

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