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Triton Survey: Most yachts have not cut salaries, half have cut jobs

By Lucy Chabot Reed Nearly two-thirds of the more than 100 captains who responded to this week’s Triton Survey indicated they have not cut salaries in the wake of COVID-19…

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New captain of the port for Charleston USCG

USCG Captain of the Port Capt. John Reed transferred command of Coast Guard Sector Charleston to Capt. John Cole in a ceremony last week. Reed served as the commander of…

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Two yachts burn, no one hurt

Two yachts caught fire early this morning. No injuries were reported. M/Y Princeville, a 93-foot Benetti, is at Lauderdale Marine Center. The other, M/Y Tigers Eye, an 98-foot Hargrave, was…

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Latest in the fleet: Pelicano sells; Orea listed; Island Heiress joins HR

Yachts sold M/Y Pelicano, a 79-foot (24m) power cat built by Tropic Composite and launched in 2016, sold by BGYB. M/Y Galilea, a 65-foot Pacfic Mariner, sold by Worth Avenue…

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Captains discuss mental health, raise money for online support network

By Lucy Chabot Reed More than 80 yacht captains and industry professionals gathered in a webinar during “An Hour with Colin Squire” on Wednesday to discuss mental health issues among…

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Former yard exec joins Worth Avenue Yachts

Paul Engle, a former yacht captain and longtime president of Bradford Marine shipyard in Fort Lauderdale, has joined Worth Avenue Yachts as a sales broker. Engle cruised the world at…

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Crew Awards get new location, new sponsor

The 2020 Crew Awards will relocate from Nice to Barcelona this October with a new title sponsor, MaritimeMT, a training institute based in Malta. This is the third year for…

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Triton Survey: Captains ready to move, many plans still on hold

By Lucy Chabot Reed As government and port lockdowns stretch into their third month, many yachts and crew that have had to stay put can’t help but wonder about cruising…

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Longtime Fort Lauderdale surveyor dies

Gary Mills, a longtime marine surveyor based in Fort Lauderdale, died April 8 with family in St. Petersburg, Florida. Born Feb. 26, 1951, in Ohio, Mr. Mills grew up in…

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Yacht sinks off California, crew safe

M/Y Going Coastal, a 92-foot (28m) yacht built by Paragon Motor Yachts in 2006, sank about 9 miles south of Monterey Bay in the Central Coast of California on Thursday.…

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