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Latest in the brokerage fleet: New Sunreef sells; Germania Nova listed

Yachts sold 100 Sunreef Power, a 94-foot (28.6m) motor yacht new build commission, has been sold by Polish yard Sunreef Yachts.  M/Y Temptation, an 82.5-foot (25m) Azimut launched in 2015,…

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Uniform company stays busy making face masks

By Lucy Chabot Reed South Florida uniform company Zeidel & Co. has begun making and donating face masks to a local hospital. “They aren’t surgical masks, but they fill the…

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ACR offers package MOB system

Fort Lauderdale-based ACR Electronics now offers the AISLink CB2 AIS package, which combines its most technically advanced AIS products – a CB2 transponder and two Ocean Signal rescueME MOB1 man-overboard…

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IYC hires Matthew Stone as broker

Matthew Stone has joined IYC as a broker based out of the Fort Lauderdale office. A native of South Florida, Stone made the transition from yacht captain to yacht broker…

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GMT alters logo to support social distancing

Global Marine Travel, a Fort Lauderdale-based travel management company for the maritime community, has temporarily redesigned its logo with a “social distancing” theme to reflect the company’s full support of…

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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

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Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics held Feb. 1 at Rybovich Superyacht…

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Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Fort Lauderdale-based provisioning company National Marine Suppliers has released a statement warning crew that COVID-19 tests found online and at some seemingly reputable companies are reportedly faulty test kits from…

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Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest challenge to today’s yacht captains is fatigue management, their own and…

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NOAA report: much of U.S. waters still unmapped

NOAA has released its first report — “Unmapped U.S. Waters” — on the progress made so far in mapping U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes waters. Pulling from an analysis…

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Flag states address mariner, yacht certification expirations

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By Dorie Cox As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect mariners around the globe, flag classification societies work to address challenges to renewals, maintenance, and registration for…

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