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Captain hopes stew’s alcohol death wake-up call for all crew

By Dorie Cox This time, the captain hoped rehab would stick. It was February, in the Bahamas, and his partner in both life and work had been drinking heavily …

Alcoholics Anonymous assessment test

Veteran crew agent Sue Price places crew on yachts as director of operations with Viking Crew in Fort Lauderdale. She recommends that all crew assess their …

Alcohol muddies the water of insurance coverage

By Dr. Robert Darling Injuries and illnesses experienced as a result of alcohol or other substance abuse is often excluded in health and medical insurance. …

Sailing yacht Ethereal afloat after grounding in Fort Lauderdale

Update 3:15 p.m.:S/Y Ethereal, a 190-foot Royal Huisman, is afloat after grounding in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Dec. 19. The yacht was underway in …

Bluewater, Yacht Chandlers host Yacht Crew Ugly Sweater contest

Bluewater Crew, Charter & Brokerage USA and Yacht Chandlers hosted a Crew Ugly Sweater contest on Dec. 18. About 50 yacht crew and industry professionals, …

Crew awarded almost $1 million in back pay

The crew of M/Y Indian Empress have been awarded almost $1 million in back pay after the yacht’s owner, Indian businessman Vijay Mallya, abandoned the yacht …

New Zealand council may tax yachts that anchor out

A proposal before the Auckland Council in New Zealand seeks a fee for foreign yachts that anchor in the area, according to a report in the New Zealand Herald. …

USCG shuts down illegal charter

The U.S. Coast Guard ended the voyage of a vessel in Miami on Monday for violating passenger laws and regulations. The 64-foot M/Y Cary On, carrying 13 …

Captain sentenced to three years in guest death

Update Dec. 4 Captain sentenced in guest death in propeller accident A yacht captain was sentenced to nearly three years in prison in the death of a …

ILO to give seafarers monthly pay raise in 2019

A subcommittee of the International Labor Organization will recommend that the minimum monthly basic wage of able seafarers raise from $614 to $618 as of July …

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200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

About 200 yacht captains, chefs, crew and industry professionals enjoyed Triton Networking with a fiesta-themed event at Culinary …

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Yachts sold S/Y Meteor, a 170-foot (52m) Royal Huisman schooner launched in 2007, sold by YPI broker Will Bishop, who represented the …

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations …

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