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Shipyard Cafe opens at Derecktor Shipyard

All he really wanted was a hot dog. But that started a series of events that this morning culminated in the opening of Shipyard Cafe at Derecktor Shipyard in …

2013 World Superyacht finalists named

Boat International announced the finalists for its 2013 World Superyacht Awards. Winners will be announced at a gala in Istanbul on May 4. Finalists include: …

Japanese whaling stopped

Poaching operations by the Japanese whaling fleet were shut down in mid-February after Sea Shepherd interfered with its mother ship. Sea Shepherd’s ship the …

Italian police search yachts for fuel bunkering violations

In late January, one day after rogue waves pounded Portosole marina in Sanremo, about 30 agents from the Guardia di Finanza armed with search warrants boarded …

Lazy Z and IYC create marathon for cancer

I love it when a plan comes together. I first learned about M/Y Lazy Z’s efforts to raise money for breast cancer research during its yacht hop at the …

Stew takes her mettle out for a ride

Stew Whitney Fair used to drink. Living in the art and entertainment scene in New York and Los Angeles, partying was a big part of her life. When she got into …

Do you drink from plastic water bottles?

Yes – 75% No – 25% Last year, charter brokers in the Caribbean handed out stainless steel water bottles to encourage yacht crew to stop using so …

Old Boat Has Style That Survives

The first thing you notice as you approach M/Y www.The Next Port.com is its awkward boarding ladder, followed immediately by its awkward name. But if you can …

Power issue turn on the generators at the Miami Brokerage show

By Lucy Chabot Reed At least a dozen large yachts have been struggling with inconsistent electrical power while docked in the Yacht & Brokerage Show this …

Rain clouds hamper opening day at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show

The 25th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show opened yesterday under rain clouds that hung around much of the day, keeping the air muggy and threatening to ruin …

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Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

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 …

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