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Yacht crew member found dead in Grenada

A 32-year old yacht crew member from M/Y Sea Owl was found dead on Dec. 22 near Port Louis Marina in Grenada. Andrew Clapham, from the United Kingdom, was …

New immigration checkpoint for Andaman islands

India’s Port Blair airport has been designated an authorized immigration clearance point, making it more convenient for yachts traveling to the Andaman and …

Students learn about maritime careers in Fort Lauderdale

By Lucy Chabot Reed About 30 high school students were introduced to the South Florida’s marine industry on Friday with a panel discussion of young …

USCG seeks advisory committee applications

The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The committee acts solely in an …

US government shutdown closes USCG centers

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed the National Maritime Center (NMC) and all Regional Exam Centers (RECs) due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, which …

USCG seeks public input on medical manual

The U.S. Coast Guard has extended the period for public comments on its draft merchant mariner medical manual until Feb. 13. The manual is intended to help …

Bradford Marine sold

By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Yacht Harbor (FLYH) has purchased one of Fort Lauderdale’s oldest shipyards, Fort Lauderdale-based Bradford Marine and Bradford …

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. …

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Stew Cues: Table seating, service order dictated by varying factors

Stew Cues: Table seating, service order dictated by varying factors

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Some of the most frequently asked questions I get regarding mealtimes are how to seat the guests at the …

Top Shelf: Sunchoke Vichyssoise with Smoked Salmon and Golden Quail Egg

Top Shelf: Sunchoke Vichyssoise with Smoked Salmon and Golden Quail Egg

Top Shelf: by Chef Timothy MacDonald All that glitters is not gold. But when in desperate need to elevate a dish to new heights, gold, …

Former Chief Stew Johanna Mueller dies

Former Chief Stew Johanna Mueller dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Johanna Mueller broke into yachting the old fashioned way. While working at a hardware store, her work ethic shone …

Engineer’s Angle: Rapport in repair relies on client-tech respect

Engineer’s Angle: Rapport in repair relies on client-tech respect

Engineer's Angle: By JD Anson Hiring and dealing with contractors can be a nightmare, or a dream. After spending significant time on …

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