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Settlement funds megayacht moorings in the Caymans

Compensation paid by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in a settlement over damaged coral reef in the Cayman Islands is being used for four new megayacht …

A glimpse into Don Patton’s trip through yachting

By Bob Rich Don Patton: “He was one of that class of rovers you sometimes meet at sea, who never reveal their origin, never allude to home, and go rambling …

From salvage to survey, Don Patton remembered

By Michael T. Moore A yacht industry legend has passed. As his fellow traveler, surveyor and colleague Tony Rossitto put it, “When Don Patton’s ship …

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

By Dorie Cox The Miami Yacht Show has seen its share of changes, but few as large as the plan to move next year’s show to downtown Miami. For most of the …

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. …

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Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

By Dorie Cox An engineer and a yacht surveyor, Mark Webb died after complications from triple by-pass heart surgery in Fort Lauderdale. …

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

About 200 people enjoyed a Polynesian-inspired Triton Networking event last night at Maritime Marine in Fort Lauderdale. The team and …

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane …

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

By Dorie Cox Capt. Achim Fischer died in Antibes on Nov. 26 as a result of a car accident. He was 72. A veteran captain of 30 years, …

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