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Hill Robinson turns 15

Hill Robinson Yacht Management celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Opened in 2001 in London and Antibes, Nick Hill and Niall Robinson started with six …

YPI hosts photo contest

Yachting Partners International (YPI) has launched its first Photo of the Year competition. Crew are invited to submit photos on the theme of Quality Time at …

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 …

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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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