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Singapore show postponed over coronavirus

The Singapore Yacht Show 2020, scheduled for March 19-22, has been postponed until October because of the coronavirus epidemic.  Andy Treadwell, CEO and …

Report shows yacht charter growth in Balearics

According to an annual report on the charter market by the Spanish yacht association AEGY (Asociación Española de Grandes Yates), the number of yachts over …

Master convicted for delayed report of engine failure

The master of tanker Asphalt Spirit was fined 3,000 Australian dollars after failing to immediately report a main engine breakdown that left the vessel adrift …

National Maritime Center to end walk-in exams

The National Maritime Center has announced that it will no longer offer walk-in exam services at its Regional Examination Centers. Beginning April 6, all exams …

USCG establishes Super Bowl security zone in Biscayne Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard has partnered with federal, state and local security and law enforcement agencies to establish a marine security zone in connection with …

Yacht fires light up crew training, awareness

By Dorie Cox November saw motoryachts Lohengrin, a 161-foot Trinity, and M/Y Reflection, a 107-foot Christensen, go up in flames in a shipyard in Fort …

Iridium authorized to provide GMDSS service

Iridium is now the second mobile satellite system to be officially approved as a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service provider. The …

Numarine sells five XP units

Numarine, a shipyard in Istanbul that builds yachts to 147 feet (45m), has announced five sales of its XP series: hull Nos. 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the 26XP model; …

M/Y Anodyne refit at a standstill at Derecktor

By Lucy Chabot Reed Work on M/Y Anodyne — a massive refit of a small-ish yacht designed to make it bigger — was halted on Aug. 13. Rumors have …

Military exercises to affect GPS signals

GPS reception may be unavailable or unreliable over a large portion of the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean during offshore military exercises scheduled for …

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Yacht captain missing from own boat

Yacht captain missing from own boat

Capt. Bob Peel, a longtime yacht captain, has gone missing. Living and cruising aboard his personal vessel, the 54-foot (16.5m) S/Y …

Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

By Lucy Chabot Reed The captain of a 130-foot Westport docked at a marina in South Florida called this week to express concern at what …

New WhatsApp group launched for yacht captains dealing with COVID-19

New WhatsApp group launched for yacht captains dealing with COVID-19

San Diego-based YachtAid Global, in cooperation with AYSS Superyacht Global Network, has created a WhatsApp chat group called COVID-19 …

Yacht captains share what COVID-19 has done to their world

Yacht captains share what COVID-19 has done to their world

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed As information changes quickly for yacht crew in a COVID-19-pandemic world, The Triton reached out to …

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