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FLIBS20: ISS design awards, gala cancelled

The 30th edition of the annual Design & Leadership Awards Gala, held the night before the opening of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show each year, has been cancelled amid…

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METS cancelled

The Marine Equipment Trade Show, popularly known as METS, which was scheduled for Nov. 17-19 in the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands, has been cancelled. “Due to the consequences of…

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Companies partner to bring hygiene program to yachts

Fort Lauderdale-based MHG Insurance Brokers and Vikand Solutions, also of Fort Lauderdale,  have partnered to bring Vikand’s health and hygiene program Pyure to the yachting industry. The program consists of…

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Cannes show cancelled

The city of Cannes and the Regional Health Authority (ARS) has decided not to allow the Cannes Yachting Festival to go ahead. In late July, French Minister Delegate for Foreign…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Amara sells; Tranquility listed

Yachts sold M/Y Amara, a 132-foot (40m) Benetti launched in 2016, by IYC listing broker Franck Grzeszczak Jr. and Yacht Club 1st L.P., who brought the buyer. M/Y Lady Gray,…

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Transport company offers new, monthly sailing

Yacht transport company Peters & May and shipping company Oslo Bulk have created a new monthly sailing between the U.S. East Coast and the Caribbean. “Frequent and regular sailings are…

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Diesel company rebrands, offers membership maintenance program

South Florida-based TDW — formally known as The Diesel Workshop — has developed a proprietary software and new membership program to offer preventative maintenance for yachts in the 80-foot to…

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Fort Lauderdale dealer to introduce new Turkish tender

Turkish tender manufacturer Northstar Boats has named Fort Lauderdale-based Nautical Ventures Group as its dealer for North America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Nautical Ventures will position Northstar’s line of Axis…

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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Hasna sells; Tranquility listed

Yachts sold M/Y Hasna, a 240-foot (73m) Feadship launched in 2017, by Y.Co. The yacht has been renamed Lunasea and is available for charter through Y.Co. M/Y Awatea, a 148-foot…

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Pandemic brings pros, cons of SEAs into focus

By Dominic Bulfin With the prospect of limited or no use of their yachts for much of 2020 because of COVID-19, the temptation for many yacht owners was to reduce…

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