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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 …

Yachts arrested when transport company can’t pay its bills

Since mid-February, the owners of at least 30 private pleasure boats and megayachts have had to pay again the cost of shipping their vessels after the yacht …

Oldest yachts shine at Palm Beach show

Surrounded by big white boats at the Palm Beach International Boat Show sit a few unusual vessels, partly because of their hulls, mostly because of their age. …

Palm Beach International Boat Show opening is ‘perfect’

Opening day of the 28th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show was about as glorious as it could get. On one of those perfect South Florida days of clear …

Yogi sinking dissected but not proved

A year after the sinking of M/Y Yogi, a new 198-foot (60m) yacht built by Proteksan-Turquoise in Turkey, French investigators have released the report …

Caribbean corals proposed as endangered species

Seven species of Caribbean coral are recommended for listing on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). …

Rogue waves hit marina and wash cars off dock

A series of rogue waves breached the seawall at Portosole in Sanremo, Italy, on Jan. 23, crushing cars and washing vehicles and people across the docks and …

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Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

By Dorie Cox An engineer and a yacht surveyor, Mark Webb died after complications from triple by-pass heart surgery in Fort Lauderdale. …

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

About 200 people enjoyed a Polynesian-inspired Triton Networking event last night at Maritime Marine in Fort Lauderdale. The team and …

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane …

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

By Dorie Cox Capt. Achim Fischer died in Antibes on Nov. 26 as a result of a car accident. He was 72. A veteran captain of 30 years, …

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