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Australian marine industry calls for regulatory support

The Australian marine industry has extraordinary potential — it just needs to be unlocked. That was the consensus at the Australian Superyacht, Marine Export …

Sales, refit tax breaks underway in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox Two of Fort Lauderdale’s largest yachting centers are the first to get final approvals to activate Foreign Trade Zones. Both Lauderdale Marine …

BoatUS weighs accuracy of hurricane predictions

Every summer, highly qualified experts with supercomputers try to predict how many tropical storms and hurricanes will form in the Atlantic. For this year’s …

Sealant now in smaller packaging

Michigan-based Sika Corp. now offers its Sikaflex-291i in 70 ml (3.5 oz) packaging, thanks to newly expanded distribution networks. Sikaflex-291i is a fast …

Ahoy there, who’s in command?

Unmanned ghost ships cruising the high seas are the stuff of nautical legend, but don’t be surprised if someday soon that cargo vessel off the starboard …

Trump calls for changes to U.S. policies on Cuba travel

Yachts with plans to travel to Cuba are still expected to be able to go, but may face tighter restrictions under a proposal issued by President Donald Trump on …

Nonprofit to bolster charter industry in Virgin Islands

The recently formed Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) will operate its first annual VIPCA Charter Yacht Show at Yacht Haven Grande in St. …

Bluewater extends training to recreational boaters

Fort Lauderdale-based Bluewater Crew Training USA now offers courses for recreational boaters. Bluewater has developed a five-day course called “Safe …

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Hundreds of marine industry employees and local residents enjoyed the 4th annual Marine Industry Day in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. Entertained by three live …

Hall of Fame, kids celebrate National Marina Day

About 90 people celebrated National Marina Day at Hall of Fame Marina in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. Organized by Marina Manager Scott Salomon, the afternoon …

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Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: It’s OK to admit things are not OK

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon All the media attention on increasing  concerns about mental health in recent times raises interesting …

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, …

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

Med season wrap-up party with Estela

To wrap up another Mediterranean yachting season and to ring in the Caribbean season, Estela Yachting Palma held its annual end-of-season …

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 …

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