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Yacht captain arrested with 620 pounds of cocaine

Jonathan Costenbader, captain of M/Y Secret Spot, was arrested Oct. 6 as he unloaded duffel bags containing cocaine at Palm Harbor Marina in West Palm Beach, …

Yacht sinks in Australia

The 135-foot (41m) M/Y Seafaris caught fire and sank off the coast of Australia on Oct. 3, according to news reports. Eight crew and eight guests abandoned …

Interior staff competition tabled

Yacht Next has hosted the annual Perfect Setting Tabletop Challenge at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show since 2008, but has put this year’s …

Fire damages historical South Carolina town

More than a half-dozen historic buildings were damaged or destroyed by fire on Sept. 25 in the small waterfront town of Georgetown, S.C., on the Sampit River, …

Dayworkers are essential to yachting

Dayworkers are an essential part of the yachting industry. Whether called at the last minute to handle unexpected jobs or planned months in advance to help …

Crews recognized in Monaco

Story and photos by Alison Rese Amidst the razzle and dazzle of the 23rd Monaco Yacht Show, Fraser, the largest yacht management company in the world, staged …

Engineer and stew offer new brew

Eng. Scott Angelo, 44, fixes things. He used to repair Australian Navy ships and more recently refits megayachts. But one of his most significant jobs was on a …

Green Turtle deepens

Dredging work at the Green Turtle Club in the Abacos began in late August. When complete, the channel entrance into White Sound will be 10 feet at low water. …

Erie closes for repairs

A large scour hole was detected beneath a supporting pier for the movable dam at Lock E-13 of the Erie Canal on Sept. 17, resulting in the closure of locks 12, …

Captains host ethics forum

Organizers of a proposed Yacht Captains Association are organizing a captains seminar to be held in the days before the Ft. Lauderdale boat show. The speaker …

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Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce …

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

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UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort …

Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht …

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry …