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Research yacht completes global expedition

On Oct. 27, the French research schooner S/Y Tara returned to its home port in Lorient, Brittany, after sailing more than 53,995nm and collecting over 36,000 samples on coral reefs…

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More boats, larger yachts at USVI Charter Yacht Show

By Carol M. Bareuther Music and film magnate David Geffen’s 454-foot M/Y Rising Sun proved the perfect backdrop to the nearly 60 monohull, multihull and motoryachts docked at IGY’s Yacht…

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Former USCG buoy tender for sale

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bramble, a 180-foot (54.86m) buoy tender, is listed for sale with IYC broker Randy Kluge for $1.65 million. Built in 1944 by Zenith Dredge Co., the…

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Nautical Ventures wins Axopar award

For the second year in a row, Dania Beach, Florida-based Nautical Ventures has received The Best International Dealer Award from Axopar Boats during its International Dealer Meeting in October. Helsinki-based…

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Fraser adds Artefact to management fleet

Fraser has added M/Y Artefact, a 262-foot (80m) Nobiskrug, to its fleet of yachts under management. Due for completion in 2019, the hybrid yacht previously known as Project 790 will…

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Realistic expectations guide yachts for Caribbean season

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By Dorie Cox It was just more than a year ago that hurricanes Irma and Maria raged across the Caribbean. Yacht captains and owners, charter companies and brokers made difficult…

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Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Shogun sells; Ronin listed

Yachts sold S/Y Shogun, a 121-foot (37m) Holland Jachtbouw launched in 2006, sold by YPI broker Will Bishop, who represented the seller, and Camper & Nicholsons broker Tim Langmead, who…

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Numarine sells three 26XP yachts

Turkish shipyard Numarine has sold three yachts in its 85-foot (26m) pocket explorer series to clients from Russia, Turkey and the Middle East. All three new contracts are for the…

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FLIBS18: USCG, CBP works with yachting

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By Dorie Cox Seven officers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said they follow current rules and laws, but continue to work with…

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FLIBS18: Industry talks about new U.S. flag option to seek solutions

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By Dorie Cox The docks of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show are a flurry of yacht registry flags flying on sterns. As of Aug. 13, there is a new…

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