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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 …

Courses may cut into your paycheck and vacation

Although tedious, several experts advise that crew stay informed about course requirements that affect STCW, Officer of the Watch, Efficient Deckhand, Human …

Yacht boardings range from normal to nerve-racking

Every captain at this month’s Triton Bridge luncheon has worked on a boat that has been boarded by law enforcement during his/her career. Often …

Navigate the boat show bond

There are legal ways to sell a yacht in the United States, but it can be complicated. Boat shows offer foreign-flagged megayachts for sale a navigable option, …

Editor’s Picks

Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

By Dorie Cox No one wants to burn through a $20 million loss like the 102-foot M/Y Polar Bear in a San Diego shipyard in 2014. The …

France, Italy change Med charter VAT laws

France, Italy change Med charter VAT laws

By Sara Ammannati and Camille Penquerch January was a month of significant changes for charter activity in the Mediterranean following …

Crew Eye: A successful catch and release, times three

Crew Eye: A successful catch and release, times three

Chef Chris Parthemore, left, and First Mate Tom Robertson at anchor just outside Gustavia, St. Barts, in February. “Tom got the first …

Triton networks with Lewis Marine

Triton networks with Lewis Marine

Nearly 250 yacht captains, crew and industry folks stopped by Triton Networking with Lewis Marine Supply last night to check out the …

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