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New path for U.S. flag registry underway for large yachts

By Dorie Cox While a recent amendment to a U.S. law recognizing that a private yacht can be well over 300 GT may be good news to American owners of today’s …

LAX expands Global Entry facility

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has relocated and expanded the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Global Entry Enrollment Center. The new facility will …

Derecktor wins bid to develop Fort Pierce large yacht facility

Update Nov. 14, 10 p.m. Derecktor Holdings Inc. was chosen tonight to build and manage a Fort Pierce large yacht facility by a unanimous vote of St. Lucie …

ISS working to become ISO liaison

The International Superyacht Society is seeking a voice within the International Standards Organization by becoming a liaison. Industry experts and liaison …

Research yacht completes global expedition

On Oct. 27, the French research schooner S/Y Tara returned to its home port in Lorient, Brittany, after sailing more than 53,995nm and collecting over 36,000 …

More boats, larger yachts at USVI Charter Yacht Show

By Carol M. Bareuther Music and film magnate David Geffen’s 454-foot M/Y Rising Sun proved the perfect backdrop to the nearly 60 monohull, multihull and …

Realistic expectations guide yachts for Caribbean season

By Dorie Cox It was just more than a year ago that hurricanes Irma and Maria raged across the Caribbean. Yacht captains and owners, charter companies and …

FLIBS18: USCG, CBP works with yachting

By Dorie Cox Seven officers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said they follow current rules and laws, but continue …

FLIBS18: Industry talks about new U.S. flag option to seek solutions

By Dorie Cox The docks of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are a flurry of yacht registry flags flying on sterns. As of Aug. 13, there is a new …

FLIBS18: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue at the ready for yacht emergencies

By Dorie Cox A different type of boat is making its debut this year at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A new fireboat is in the water, …

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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics …

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Fort Lauderdale-based provisioning company National Marine Suppliers has released a statement warning crew that COVID-19 tests found …

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer's Angle: by JD Anson The world has awakened to a new day, a new normal. Worldwide pandemic is now a real thing, and it calls …

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest …

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