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Charter yacht owner charged in death

Charter yacht owner Laurent Marc-Antoine Jean Maubert-Cayla was arrested in August in relation to the death of a guest on board his yacht, M/Y Miami Vice, in …

Large yachts can now carry US flag

Americans who own yachts larger than 300 GT can now flag them in the U.S., thanks to an amendment included on a bill signed Aug. 13 by U.S. President Donald …

Fort Lauderdale charter, Water Taxi captain killed by train

Capt. John Burgess of Fort Lauderdale was found dead after being hit by a train in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Aug. 11. He had a boat charter business and was …

Road bridge collapse kills dozens in Genoa

At least 20 people are dead and more are injured after a bridge collapsed near the port city of Genoa, Italy this morning. About 260 feet of the Morandi Bridge …

Train offers app, website for New River bridge schedule

Brightline, the only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system in the U.S., has launched two new resources for mariners interested in the …

Bluewater teams up with sailing event to ditch the plastic

Sharing a pledge to turn the tide on the plastic tsunami threatening the planet, Bluewater has donated hydration stations to be used at each leg of the 52 …

New edition of NOAA’s US Coast Pilot available

The first volume of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration U.S. Coast Pilot (Vol. 1, 48th edition, 2018) is now available. It includes the …

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

By Dorie Cox Jeff Rudd looked for a place to move his “dive bar”. But, realistically, he cannot. He has run the The Treasure Trove, a neighborhood bar and …

Equanimity to be handed over to Malaysia

The M/Y Equanimity, a 300-foot (92m) Oceanco seized in February off Bali after its owner, a Malaysian financier known as Joh Low, was accused of buying the …

ICW dredging planned

Efforts by the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association have helped add $25 million in supplemental disaster funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ …

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Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon All the media attention on increasing  concerns about mental health in recent times raises interesting …

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, …

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

To wrap up another Mediterranean yachting season and to ring in the Caribbean season, Estela Yachting Palma held its annual end-of-season …

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

Triton Expo 2019 draws big crowd

As yachts begin to arrive in town for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, more than 1,000 yacht captains, crew, and business …

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