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Rolls-Royce to release MTU hybrid propulsion systems by 2020

Rolls-Royce plans to release MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems by 2020. The propulsion systems will be made available for yachts, work boats, ferries and …

Indian Empress draws €35 million bid day before second auction

The M/Y Indian Empress may have a buyer at last. Sea Beauty Yachting Limited offered to pay €35 million for the 311-foot (95m) yacht, launched by Oceanco in …

Typhoon slams Philippines, Hong Kong

Typhoon Mangkhut ran over the Philippines on Saturday and Hong Kong on Sunday, leaving at least 80 dead in landslides and flooding. Dozens more were still …

Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Sept. 18, 11 a.m. North Carolina and parts of South Carolina continue to face rain and flooding after Hurricane Florence as the post-tropical cyclone moves …

USCG contest seeks water rescue ideas

The U.S. Coast Guard has created a competition to find safety solutions that will make it easier to find and rescue people in the water. The Ready for Rescue …

Yacht fire at Lurssen yard

A large yacht under construction caught fire in Lürssen’s production shed at the Bremen-Aumund shipyard in Germany on Friday. The company issued this …

Yacht crew on MY Tranquility expect anything but calm during Hurricane Florence

Sept. 15 Mate Holden Ivey and Stew Jenny Jocham on M/Y Tranquility weathered Hurricane Florence and made an initial report in to The Triton. “Friday night …

Steep berth discounts with advanced booking at USVI charter show

IGY Marinas is offering exceptionally low berthing rates of $1 per foot per day Nov. 3-18 to those who book in advance for the USVI Charter Yacht Show. There …

MY Kanga burns in Croatia; guests, crew safe

M/Y Kanga, a 131-foot custom yacht built by Cerri Cantieri Navali (CNN), caught fire on Sept. 7 and burned while at anchor near Dubrovnik, Croatia. All nine …

Marina management course scheduled for Sept. 30

The International Marina Institute, in partnership with the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference, is offering a course for those with little or …

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Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …

No rent, cable, electric bills equals savings by the boatload

No rent, cable, electric bills equals savings by the boatload

I am a former yachtie who still has saltwater running through his veins. As many of you know, it’s been a few years since I worked on …

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