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Mediterranean Port State Control starts inspections

The Paris MoU on Port State Control will begin a three-month campaign on Sept. 1 to verify compliance with working and living conditions on board ships, as …

Unexpected loss of power tests captains’ skills, nerve

By Dorie Cox Capt. Paul Preston was at the helm of a classic yacht more than 100 feet long. He was navigating into the lagoon on St. Maarten as the bridge …

Havana regatta to race again

The St. Petersburg Yacht Club plans to revive its regatta to Havana in late February. The regatta ran annually from 1930 to 1959 but ceased when tensions with …

Piracy drops to 21-year low

Piracy and armed robbery at sea has fallen to its lowest levels since 1995, despite a surge in kidnappings off West Africa, according to a new report from the …

Yacht beats trans-Atlantic record

The 100-foot S/Y Camanche broke the transAtlantic record, crossing from New York to England in five days, 14 hours and 21 minutes, whacking a full day off the …

Hermine whips through Florida, Georgia

Weather system Hermine, which hit Florida’s panhandle as a hurricane and passed through Georgia as a tropical storm, hit parts of the Bahamas, Caribbean and …

Coast Guard urges boaters to prepare for severe weather

The U.S. Coast Guard 7th District has issued a press release to encourage boaters in South Florida to prepare for severe weather. Following is the full press …

MIASF teaches teachers

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) took about 45 local high school teachers on a tour of a shipyard and Ft. Lauderdale’s New River in …

Award to honor fair brokers

Following the passing of broker Richard Earp earlier this year, Fraser Yachts has created an award named in his honor that recognizes brokers who operate with …

Med PSC starts inspections

The Paris MoU on Port State Control will begin a three-month campaign on Sept. 1 to verify compliance with working and living conditions on board ships, as …

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

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 …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

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 …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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