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Latest in the brokerage fleet: Drinkability sold; Solo listed

Yachts sold M/Y Drinkability, an 88-foot (26.8m) Marlow explorer yacht built in 2016, sold by Denison broker Jarrett Hiebert. S/Y Amaalta, formerly Pioneer, an 86-foot (26m) Pininfarina sloop built by…

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BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

On July 1, the iconic Willy T floating restaurant and bar will be allowed to return to its original location anchored off The Bight near Norman Island, according to the…

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ROAM app makes customs reporting easier in Michigan

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is offering new options for clearance of private boats entering or returning to the U.S. in Michigan.  Four sites in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and…

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Ocean King announces new model

Italian yacht builder Ocean King has a new model: the 34m New Classic 108, a 350-ton explorer yacht built with a heavy displacement double-bottomed Grade A steel hull with aluminum…

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Former chef joins Northrop & Johnson

Lies Sol has joined Northrop & Johnson as a broker in its Thailand office. A native of the Netherlands, Sol has worked for more than a decade as chef, chief…

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Arcadia launches two yachts

Italian shipyard Arcadia Yachts has launched A105 hull No. 3 and A85 hull No. 16. Both yachts, launched in May, reflect what the yard says is its investment in research…

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CPB pre-clearance hours extended in Ireland

U.S. customs pre-clearance at Shannon Airport in Ireland will now be possible from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. local time as of June 1, after the director of the U.S.…

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Power station fire on Bimini under investigation

UPDATE:Government, insurance and power company officials are investigating the cause of the fire that burned the power plant in North Bimini in The Bahamas last week. Electrical power was restored…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Nomad with Hill Robinson

M/Y Nomad, a 228-foot (69.5m) Oceanfast launched in 2003, available for charter in the Red Sea and the Mediterranean this summer through Hill Robinson Yacht Management. M/Y Excellence, a 150-foot…

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Queensland program trains welders

A new government-backed “Launch into Work” training program aims to address a lack of skilled welders in the superyacht and boat-building industries in Queensland, Australia. The forecast deficit of welders…

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