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Obituaries

Yacht Deckhand Sinead McNamara dies in Greece

Updated report on Sept. 11, 2018: The family of Deckhand Sinead McNamara has hired an attorney to investigate her death on Aug. 31 on M/Y Mayan Queen IV in …

Bradford Marine Bahamas’ yard superintendent Thurber Withey dies

Bradford Marine Bahamas’ yard superintendent Thurber Withey died on Sept. 6. He held the position since March 2009. Previously he held several positions …

Fort Lauderdale charter, Water Taxi captain killed by train

Capt. John Burgess of Fort Lauderdale was found dead after being hit by a train in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Aug. 11. He had a boat charter business and was …

Capt. Mike “Iowa Mike” Bryan dies

By Dorie Cox Iowa-born Capt. Mike Bryan died on Aug. 2 of cardiac arrest in Fort Lauderdale. He was 53. His yacht work included M/Y Lady Columbo in the late …

Crew remember Deckhand Lewis Burke

By Dorie Cox British Deckhand Lewis Raymond Burke, known to many of his friends as Burko, died on June 1. His family has declined to disclose details of his …

Veteran captain Jack Maguire dies

UPDATED Capt. Jack Maguire, veteran yacht captain and placement agent at Crewfinders International, died on June 23 as a result of kidney failure. He was an …

La Polonia stew broke her neck in fall, coroner reports

UPDATE: July 18 British Chief Stew Rebecca Boyle was found dead in her cabin on board M/Y La Polonia on July 4. She died during the night from a broken neck …

Capt. Ryan O’Meara dies in the Bahamas

By Dorie Cox Capt. Ryan O’Meara loved the water, his yacht crew, and his work on M/Y Pipe Dream, a 112-foot Westport. He was in the midst of it all when he …

Designer, builder, broker, sailor David Walters remembered

David Walters, founder of the brokerage firm David Walters Yachts and designer and builder of the Cambria series of cruising yachts, passed away of a brain …

Merrill-Stevens broker Ryan Carrigan dies

Ryan Carrigan of Merrill-Stevens Yachts died on June 29 of sudden cardiac arrest. He had recently joined the new Merrill-Stevens Yachts Sales division leading …

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Engineer’s Angle: Corrosive forces unavoidable, but manageable

Engineer’s Angle: Corrosive forces unavoidable, but manageable

Engineer's Angle: by Rich Merhige Corrosion happens. On yachts, there’s a perfect storm of different metals, forces and particles that …

Triton networks with Alexseal

Triton networks with Alexseal

More than 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals joined us for Triton Networking tonight with Alexseal. Our guests enjoyed …

Culinary Waves: Yachting bears hard workers prepared for success

Culinary Waves: Yachting bears hard workers prepared for success

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mark Godbeer Yachting – my life for 15 years, a life I would not change for anything. I wouldn’t call …

Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Sept. 18, 11 a.m. North Carolina and parts of South Carolina continue to face rain and flooding after Hurricane Florence as the …

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