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Yacht show yachts tend to stay in the Med

As the size of megayachts at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show continued to grow — there were at least six more yachts larger than 50m than last year …

Stew’s service not just for charter guests

Last year, Chief Stew Jodi Samuel signed up for a volunteer project in Africa. She asked her 400 Facebook friends to donate money to her cause. But no one did. …

Schools add training options

Several maritime training schools have introduced new programs during the Monaco show. Here are a few: The 70-year-old Warsash Maritime Academy near London has …

Man Paddles Kayak to Monaco

Sometimes news from the show is more about people than technology. Chris Allix of Dominion Marine paddled to the Monaco Yacht Show in a 17-foot kayak from Isle …

It’s attitude, not size, that shines

Capt. Takis Tsakos of the 45.7m M/Y Ionian Princess was honored as Charter Captain of the Year at Fraser’s annual awards ceremony last night. “All brokers …

LY3 includes changes for crew

The latest update of the Large Yacht Code was presented last night in a panel discussion with training professionals at the annual Professional Yachting …

Some buyers prefer the classics

When one thinks of the Monaco Yacht Show, one thinks of the newest, most state-of-the-art superyachts. Indeed, about 40 percent of the show’s exhibiting …

VAT rules change, still uncertain

By Lucy Chabot Reed If you think the VAT issues in Europe were confusing this summer, you aren’t alone. Even the guys paid to worry about this stuff are …

Stirling-Perkins is a blend

Lizabeth Anne Stirling-Perkins is a yacht chef who paints. But she’s also an artist who cooks. There is no separating her from either. As a freelance chef, …

Aussies review charter regs

Superyacht Australia has asked the Australian government to review regulations affecting superyacht chartering in country waters. The number of yachts coming …

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Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Story and photos by Tom Serio He’s a big guy, with a big voice, and with big miles under his keel. Now he has big goals. Capt. …

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 …

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