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NOAA starts post-Sandy surveys

NOAA began its spring post-Sandy hydrographic work on April 11, searching for underwater storm debris and mapping the depths surrounding Liberty Island, …

Captain skill level is crew concern

When a junior crew member steps aboard a megayacht, ready for his/her newest or perhaps first yachting adventure, the abilities of the captain aren’t …

Latitude Adjustment

In the days and weeks before a boat show, I often dread what’s coming. It means long days on the docks and long evenings in the office creating our …

Latitude Adjustment: Marathon bombings hit close to home

It’s happened again. I get the same feeling when there’s a disaster. I first felt it on Sept. 11, but it’s happened several times since: the …

Dania Cut to add megayacht slips

Dania Cut Superyacht Yard in Ft. Lauderdale has signed an agreement with the property owner at Broward Shipyard to take over some of its slips, meaning that …

Above-average Atlantic hurricane season expected

A team of weather forecasters at Colorado State University predict there will be four major hurricanes in the Atlantic basin this year, an above-average season …

Attracting Super Bowl to cost 21 million

Bringing the 50th Super Bowl to South Florida in 2016 is expected to cost as much as $21 million, according to a Miami Herald investigation. The game — …

Owner behavior can make captains’ job hard

  Running a megayacht takes finesse. There’s a fine line between the owner’s enjoyment of what is hopefully a hobby and the business of …

Star Sapphire doesn’t disappoint

Sometimes, a yacht’s name is pretty clear, honoring a wife or children, or perhaps how the owner’s wealth was acquired.   Sometimes, the name …

Yacht Path seeks bankruptcy protection

The freezing of Yacht Path’s corporate accounts on Feb. 12 started a series of events that ended March 20 when Yacht Path filed for protection from …

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Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business …

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

M/Y Balista, a 153-foot (46m) Cantieri Di Pisa in 2013, available for winter charter in the Bahamas and Caribbean, and summer charter in …

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Yacht crew were recognized for excellence in 21 categories during the Crew Awards by Acrew on Saturday. About 400 yacht captains and crew …

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