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Still a hurricane, Dorian begins move toward US coast

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By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Port of Miami, Miami River, and Port Everglades are safe for marine traffic and operations and the Captain of the…

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Yachties mobilize to help Bahamas

Numerous private groups, marine businesses and aid organizations have rallied to offer help to the Bahamiam islands affected by Hurricane Dorian over the past several days. Updates and reports have…

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Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

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By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president and CEO at Bradford Marine. Staff in…

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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Project Fenestra sold; Valerie listed

Yachts sold M/Y FB278 Project Fenestra, a 220-foot (67m) custom Benetti, sold to an American owner through a partnership with Northrop & Johnson. BO101, a new 131-foot (40m) Benetti Oasis,…

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Heesen delivers Project Boreas

Heesen’s YN 18650 Project Boreas was christened Erika and delivered to its owner in August. The 164-foot (50m) full-aluminum motor yacht has a fast displacement hull form designed by Dutch…

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Sunreef to build carbon sailing cat

Sunreef Yachts has been commissioned to build an all-carbon Sunreef 80 sailing catamaran for an experienced yachtsman who previously chartered a Sunreef 74. His yacht’s custom layout will accommodate 11…

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The Virgin Islands weather Hurricane Dorian

By Carol Bareuther Four days prior to Dorian blowing over the U.S. Virgin Islands, the soon-to-be Category 1 hurricane was barely a blip on the weather radar. Two days out,…

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SureShade hires new director of global sales

SureShade, a U.S. designer and manufacturer of patented retractable sunshade systems, has hired Jorge Lang as director of global sales.  According to a company press release, Lang will be responsible…

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Benetti delivers M/Y Bangadang, sells two more

M/Y Bangadang, a 124.6-foot (38m) Benetti – the eighth unit in the Fast 125 line – was delivered to its owner in July in Viareggio. Benetti also has recently sold…

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Three yachts lost in NDSQ shipyard fire

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A building at Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) just north of Doha burned and collapsed on three motoryachts on Aug. 11, according to sources known to The Triton. No injuries…

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