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Antarctic ice melt speeding up, scientists report

Ice loss in Antarctica has tripled in a decade, pouring more than 200 billion tons of ice into the ocean each year, according to new research published June 6 …

Yacht share program head sentenced, company moves forward

The head of a yacht sharing program convicted of defrauding investors has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison by a Connecticut court. Andrew Deme, …

Port Vauban extends crew program

Port Vauban will continue its crew program events and activities into the summer, according to a company statement. The program offers wellness events, sports …

App makes it easier to report vessel entry in Michigan

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection has added Michigan to the list of locations where boaters are able to use its ROAM (Reporting Offsite Arrival – …

Yacht on the rocks in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox M/Y Dream On, a 105-foot (32m) Leopard, was reported aground at about 12:15 p.m. on June 4 inside Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The yacht …

Judge denies request to lower $70 million rape award

A Broward County judge denied a yacht owner’s request to reduce the $70.56 million award granted to a former yacht crew after she was raped onboard the …

Ambitious project aims to chart ocean’s floor by 2030

Using data collected from underwater drones, merchant ships, fishing boats and even explorers, a new scientific project aims to map the ocean floor by 2030, …

New awards to honor best captains, crew

The first International Crew Awards will celebrate the hard work and skills required to excel on board megayachts. Sponsored by ACREW, a Holland-based …

2018 hurricane forecast revised, downgraded

Colorado State University hurricane researchers have revised their early-April forecast and are now predicting a near-average Atlantic hurricane season, which …

Court sets new auction date for Indian Empress

A Maltese court has set June 28 as the auction date for the M/Y Indian Empress. The yacht was impounded in Malta in March following allegations that its owner, …

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Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

Lionfish Challenge eliminates 23,000 fish

During the fourth annual Lionfish Challenge, held May 18 to Sept. 2, 23,451 lionfish were taken out of the ocean. There were 349 people …

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 …

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

Latest in the charter fleet: Balista with NJ; Excellence with Denison

M/Y Balista, a 153-foot (46m) Cantieri Di Pisa in 2013, available for winter charter in the Bahamas and Caribbean, and summer charter in …

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Loon, Lady Rose take top crew awards

Yacht crew were recognized for excellence in 21 categories during the Crew Awards by Acrew on Saturday. About 400 yacht captains and crew …

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