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Longtime surveyor Don Patton of Patton Marine remembered

Update: Feb. 19, 2018 By Dorie Cox Donald M. Patton, founder of one of the most established survey companies in yachting, died Feb. 15 at home in the Miami …

Polar Code training coming to Fort Lauderdale

Superyacht Global and training partner Safe Arctic Technologies are offering a Polar Code training course for yacht crew April 9-12 in Fort Lauderdale. The …

Grounded yacht floats free after day on shoal

Feb. 13, 7:52 p.m. M/Y Sunrise, a 171-foot Oceanco, which grounded on a shoal in front of Pier 66 Marina in Fort Lauderdale this morning is floating free. …

Winterizing a warm-weather yacht

By Capt. Rupert Lean The megayacht industry rarely winterizes a yacht. Usually there are crew living on board or the yacht is sent south to warmer waters …

Fire destroys yacht at dry dock in Alicante

Fire broke out early Tuesday and quickly spread across M/Y Ordisi while the 31m yacht was in dry dock in Alicante on the Costa Blanca, Spain, according to news …

Triton networks with BOW Boat Owners Warehouse

About 225 yacht captains, crew and industry pros joined us for Triton Networking last night at BOW — Boat Owners Warehouse — in Fort Lauderdale. …

Man shot in hand near marina in St. Maarten

A man believed to be a yacht crew member was shot in the hand near Simpson Bay Marina in St. Maarten early Monday morning. According to media reports, the man …

Fund helps five Caribbean groups with $125,000

The NYC Eastern Caribbean Relief Fund Inc. has announced the first recipients of money donated in the past five months. The fund was created by Island Global …

Woman raped on yacht wins $70 million verdict against owner

UPDATE: The original post incorrectly identified the yacht make and length. By Dorie Cox A jury awarded a woman $70 million after she was raped on board a …

Research vessel available for students, scientists

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Nova Southeastern University undergraduate students were encouraged to imagine working onboard the recently launched R/V W.T. …

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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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