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USVI forms marine economic development council

The formation of the Virgin Islands Marine Economic Development Council is poised to breathe new life into this U.S. territory’s maritime industries, …

Products honored at International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference

Eleven new products were honored as exceptional this morning at the annual International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX). The winners of …

ATL custom bladders now for yachts

New Jersey-based Aero Tec Laboratories (ATL) recently made its FueLocker fuel bladders available to the sport fishing and yachting industries. ATL has been a …

St. Augustine adds breakwater

The city of St. Augustine in northeast Florida has constructed a $2.4 million breakwater with moorage for megayachts at the city’s Municipal Marina. The …

Alexseal’s new primer dries fast

South Carolina-based Alexseal has introduced its Fast Spot Primer 414, an acrylic/epoxy-based, quick-drying spot primer with a one-hour drying time. The …

Motoryacht Lady Windridge forced into port

Updated story from The Triton: The 170-foot M/Y Lady Windridge, a charter yacht based in Ft. Lauderdale often used for corporate events and weddings, was hit …

Novurania names FLL distributor

Yacht tender manufacturer Novurania of America has named Nautical Ventures as its official distributor for Fort Lauderdale and South Florida. …

UK club admits women

The Royal Yacht Squadron on the Isle of Wight, one of the world’s most prestigious yacht clubs, has voted to allow women to become full members for the …

LY3 in force, too

The Professional Yachting Association released an alert reminding yacht owners and operators that the third edition of the Large Commercial Yacht Code (LY3) …

Buying versus leasing

One of the advantages of working on a yacht is that you don’t have some of the major expenses that most people have in life such as utilities and food. …

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MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

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 …

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