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Busier and bigger Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year

Opening day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show was a story of more, more, more — more space, more boats, more exhibitors, and potentially, …

Crew honored for saving captain’s life

When her captain was thrown overboard, crew member Heather Havens didn’t realize her actions would save his life. But they did, and the International …

Captains called to support code of ethics

Once upon a time, there was a captain who was offered 2.5 percent of the cost of a new build if he convinced his boss to use a certain shipyard. After talking …

Does drunk driving cancel coverage

A powerboat driven by its owner who has had too much to drink hits another vessel and causes lots of damage, possibly injuries. One might assume that insurance …

If Fort Lauderdale show seems late, wait until 2015

Does it seem like the show is later this year? It is, but it will get even later. The show has always been the last weekend of October starting on Thursday, …

NOAA to stop printing charts

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, which creates and maintains the nation’s suite of more than 1,000 nautical charts of U.S. coastal waters, announced …

U.S. requests STCW updates

The U.S. National Maritime Center (NMC) has asked mariners with STCW endorsements to be sure to update any changes to their contact information. Here is the …

Former captain makes for smooth handover

Capt. Jonathan Parmet is at the helm of M/Y Audrey’s Place and an alarm is sounding. It’s a low pressure gauge reading in the engine room. The …

America’s Cup yacht to get recycled

Boeing and Oracle Team USA, winner of the 34th America’s Cup, are collaborating to recycle 7,000 pounds of carbon fiber from USA-71, a yacht built for …

Piracy down globally, up in Indonesia

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Live Piracy & Armed Robbery Report 2013 has reported at least 10 maritime piracy incidents in the first two weeks …

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RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Les Annan didn’t think his musings about working and living with a submarine would generate much interest. …

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

M/Y Vanish, a Sunseeker thought to be about 65 feet, caught fire and was destroyed today at Valentines Marina on Harbour Island in the …

Former cook/stew wins MIASF Golden Anchor award

Former cook/stew wins MIASF Golden Anchor award

By Lucy Chabot Reed Former yacht crew member Patience Cohn won the Golden Anchor Award for 2020, the most prestigious award given by …

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