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Old Boat Has Style That Survives

The first thing you notice as you approach M/Y www.The Next Port.com is its awkward boarding ladder, followed immediately by its awkward name. But if you can …

Power issue turn on the generators at the Miami Brokerage show

By Lucy Chabot Reed At least a dozen large yachts have been struggling with inconsistent electrical power while docked in the Yacht & Brokerage Show this …

Rain clouds hamper opening day at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show

The 25th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show opened yesterday under rain clouds that hung around much of the day, keeping the air muggy and threatening to ruin …

What is your job during the show?

One of the primary duties of yacht crew during a boat show – after keeping the yacht spotless, of course – is to take potential buyers and brokers …

Miami hosts two shows

Around the world boaters know of the Miami boat show. But most of them don’t realize there are two Miami shows. Both the Yacht and Brokerage Show and the …

Crew get in motion on the ex-Harbour Island

This month we have news of captains and crew taking new positions — one in which an owner moved up, one in which a captain did. It’s great to be …

What is the definition of cheap?

When the topic for this month’s captains conversation was announced at lunch, the captains in the room let out a collective chuckle. It seemed that most …

UK invests in Grenada yachting

Grenada has been awarded a US$375,000 grant to expand and develop the country’s marine and yachting sector, specifically with a 15-minute video about the …

Marina back in the family

The shipyard and marina was built and opened by Ronald F. Marrone in 1966. About 12 years ago, the yard was leased out to another company, but in January, …

Ft. Lauderdale trolley expands

Ft, Lauderdale’s Sun Trolley has expanded its beach route to seven-day service, according to a story in the South Florida Business Journal. The trolley …

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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