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More boats, larger yachts at USVI Charter Yacht Show

By Carol M. Bareuther Music and film magnate David Geffen’s 454-foot M/Y Rising Sun proved the perfect backdrop to the nearly 60 monohull, multihull and …

Realistic expectations guide yachts for Caribbean season

By Dorie Cox It was just more than a year ago that hurricanes Irma and Maria raged across the Caribbean. Yacht captains and owners, charter companies and …

Captain pleads guilty to seaman’s manslaughter

Capt. Cooper “Chick” Bacon, 79, of Cape May, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to a charge of seaman’s manslaughter in federal court in Providence, Rhode …

FLIBS18: USCG, CBP works with yachting

By Dorie Cox Seven officers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said they follow current rules and laws, but continue …

FLIBS18: Industry talks about new U.S. flag option to seek solutions

By Dorie Cox The docks of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are a flurry of yacht registry flags flying on sterns. As of Aug. 13, there is a new …

FLIBS18: Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue at the ready for yacht emergencies

By Dorie Cox A different type of boat is making its debut this year at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. A new fireboat is in the water, …

High winds, rain wreak havoc in Italy

Strong winds and heavy rain ran over Italy this week, killing 11 people in landslides, rising floodwaters, tornadoes, fallen trees, and rough surf. Winds of up …

Yacht Attessa IV and sportfishing boat collide near California and Mexico coast

By Dorie Cox A collision between the 332-foot (101m) M/Y Attessa IV and the 65-foot commercial sportfishing boat Prowler resulted in one death and several …

Hurricane ‘erases’ Hawaiian island

East Island, a remote spit of gravel and sand that sat atop a coral reef, was wiped off the map when Hurricane Walaka surged past Hawaii recently, The Guardian …

Monster typhoon slams Marianas Islands

The Northern Marianas Islands are struggling to recover after a particularly devastating storm, even in a region accustomed to experiencing the most numerous …

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200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

About 200 yacht captains, chefs, crew and industry professionals enjoyed Triton Networking with a fiesta-themed event at Culinary …

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Yachts sold S/Y Meteor, a 170-foot (52m) Royal Huisman schooner launched in 2007, sold by YPI broker Will Bishop, who represented the …

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations …

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