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Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

By Dorie Cox Yachts and their crew spend tens of millions of dollars on refits, maintenance and repairs, as well as provisions, accommodations and services in …

South Florida’s Marine Industry Day cancelled

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida has cancelled Marine Industry Day, an afternoon designed to increase awareness of the marine industry in …

Cash in on lionfish catch

Divers and anglers are invited to sign up for the 2018 Lionfish Challenge for a chance to win up to $5,000 while helping rid Florida’s waters of the invasive …

Motion for new trial denied in $70 million rape award

A South Florida judge has denied a yacht owner’s request for a new trial after a jury awarded more than $70 million to a crew member who was raped onboard in …

Willy T told to relocate from BVI bay

The owner of the iconic Willy T, a floating restaurant and bar in the British Virgin Islands that was destroyed by Hurricane Irma in 2017 and replaced with a …

MPT to offer evening course for captain’s license

Maritime Professional Training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is offering a two-week evening course to earn a captain’s license. Course 104N is U.S. Coast …

Judge orders Equanimity owner to forfeit yacht to US

Malayasian financier Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, was ordered on Tuesday (May 15) to turn over his $250 million yacht, M/Y Equanimity, to U.S. …

LYBRA launches first superyacht show

About 1,200 yacht brokers and buyers attended the first edition of the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) Superyacht Show on May 2-5 at OneOcean Port Vell …

Video of yacht crew at work during Palma International Boat Show

YachtieWorld was at the Palma International Boat Show talking with yacht crew and taking video. Please visit YachtiePages for more information on the company. …

Secure at Sea: Yacht safety entails facing threats in multiple dimensions

Secure at Sea: by Corey Ranslem When I joined the U.S. Coast Guard, I was 24 years old and had a promising career in television. It felt crazy to give up what …

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Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos Caprelian died on Aug. 19 at a hospital in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had recently returned home to Florida after feeling ill …

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

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