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Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president …

The Virgin Islands weather Hurricane Dorian

By Carol Bareuther Four days prior to Dorian blowing over the U.S. Virgin Islands, the soon-to-be Category 1 hurricane was barely a blip on the weather radar. …

Three yachts lost in NDSQ shipyard fire

A building at Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) just north of Doha burned and collapsed on three motoryachts on Aug. 11, according to sources known to The …

Yacht D’Anglaterre burns in Mallorca

M/Y D’Anglaterre burned in the waters off Mallorca, Spain, on the afternoon of Aug. 24, according to multiple media reports. Several online videos show a …

Spin event raises $6,300 for charity

UPDATE: Aug. 22, 2019, 2:50 p.m. Final figures for the first Spin for a Cause event show that YPY raised more than $6,300 for CDTC, which includes money raised …

Yacht Lady D burns in Phuket

M/Y Lady D, a 185-foot yacht built by Quality Shipyards, had a fire onboard on Aug. 7 while docked at Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket, Thailand, according to …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and procedures between Sept. 1 …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to see a 150-foot Pendennis …

U.S. designates new marine highway projects

Marine Highway Routes are navigable waterways that provide better options for moving freight and passengers, and a recent move by MARAD, the Maritime …

Ships fined for speeding through whale zone in Canada

Two cargo ships in the Gulf of St. Lawrence were each issued a $7,800 fine on July 26 for allegedly breaking speed limits intended to protect endangered …

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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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