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Shipyard Cafe opens at Derecktor Shipyard in Dania Beach

All he really wanted was a hot dog. But that request started a series of events that by mid-March culminated in the opening of Shipyard Cafe at Derecktor …

Seminar talks about future

Communications integrator e3 Systems hosted a seminar just before the Antibes Yacht Show in late April that included a keynote presentation by Waguih Ishak …

Yacht crew race, rest and retire

Ah summer, traditionally a time for relaxing and playing outdoors. Yacht captains and crew know that all too well because it’s other people’s …

Navigation systems vulnerable to attack

Vessels that use GPS systems in navigation could be vulnerable to terrorists attacks by spoofing according to GPS expert Todd Humphreys. In network security, …

Captains sign on by choice and whim

Having a career in yachting never used to be something you planned. Ask anyone who got into yachting as it evolved in the 1980s and 1990s and you’ll …

Tale of Port Everglades’ landmark

Inspired by actual news events, with authentic quotes and a fictional hero. With apologies to all those yacht captains who see themselves in Capt. Old Timer. …

Ft. Lauderdale drawbridge notice

Ft. Lauderdale announces temporary closure of Andrews Ave. drawbridge from July 31 to Aug. 1. Bridge over New River will close to vehicular and pedestrian …

Port expansion to be discussed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two public meetings in late July to discuss a plan to deepen Port Everglades’ channel from 42 feet to 48 …

Crew reluctantly watch Below Deck

Yachties have been quiet about the new reality TV show about our industry, Below Deck. They don’t want to think about it, but they do. They don’t …

USCG OKs Bimini ferry

The Bimini Superfast Ferry received its initial certificate of compliance (ICOC) by the U.S. Coast Guard yesterday (July 15) and can begin taking passengers …

Editor’s Picks

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht crew all over the world have found interesting and creative ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 …

Owner’s View: Not the recommended procedure for captain, crew career in yachting

Owner’s View: Not the recommended procedure for captain, crew career in yachting

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller Decades ago, I was berthed in Cape May, New Jersey, next to a flush-deck motoryacht run by a mature …

FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

The 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2019, generated $1.3 billion in economic impact in the state …

Yacht bosun chooses to think like an owner, not spend like one

Yacht bosun chooses to think like an owner, not spend like one

By Bosun Alex Kempin I know, yet another article about personal finance and someone telling you to do something you will never do. I …

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