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Calendar to raise money for cancer

Ft. Lauderdale-based National Marine Suppliers has launched its first Yacht Life 4 Life Swimsuit Calendar contest. In an effort to raise awareness and money …

Sisters launch fuel bunker company

Sisters Marianne and Gail Vanstone, who have 35 years experience between them, have launched Tango Sierra, a South Florida-based international fuel agency. The …

Nautibuoy enters American market

UK-based Nautibuoy Marine plans to introduce its range of inflatable platforms to the U.S. market, beginning at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in …

Yacht seized in Panama Papers report

M/Y Galactica Star, the 213-foot (65m) Heesen launched in 2013, has been frozen after documents revealed in the Panama Papers linked its owner to a fraud …

U.S. company insures yachts in Cuba

Seattle-based Novamar, a provider of marine and yacht insurance, now offers a Cuba Navigation Endorsement for U.S. yacht owners. Coverage can be added to …

Update on viral illnesses in the Americas and the Caribbean Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya

By Dr. Spike Briggs During the past few years, several viral illnesses have become established in South America, the Caribbean and increasingly in North …

Five days of Ft. Lauderdale boat show bring in $857.3 million

In five days, last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) generated $508.3 million in sales from show participants, according to a recent …

Industry seeks clarification on yacht cruising licenses

Rumored denials of cruising licenses to U.S.- and foreign-flagged yachts in South Florida during the past several months have led key industry groups to ask …

New conference for human rights at sea

A first-ever International Maritime Human Rights Conference (IMHR) will take place Sept 14 at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. The program focuses on …

Condolences for the people of Nice after attack

The Triton offers thoughts and prayers for the people of in Nice, France after 84 people were killed last night (July 14) when a man drove a truck into a crowd …

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Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that defines my love for the ocean, but there are several …

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Young Professionals in Yachting have put out the call for the marine industry to unite on Aug. 16 for an afternoon of fun and exercise to …

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Some 30 years ago, on Richmond’s Victoria Street in Australia, the Vietnamese rice paper roll was a …

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

News in the charter fleet M/Y Tranquility, a 300-foot (91.5m) Oceanco launched in 2014, available for summer charter in the western Med …

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