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Different world onboard yacht for San Francisco bar pilot

By Capt. Paul Lobo My first and only pilot job on a yacht was in the summer of 2007. I thought I’d never pilot one because I was retiring that year. So the …

Write to Be Heard: French law on social security offers another option

By Vincent Huens de Brouwer Regarding the recent implementation by the French government of the Maritime Labor Convention (MLC 2016 – Regulation 4.5 – …

Write to Be Heard: Troubling rape verdict raises awareness

By Alene Keenan I would like to comment regarding last month’s article about the rape lawsuit on M/Y Endless Summer. I think that most people have great …

Hot trip on the Hudson highlights perils of procrastination

By Capt. Bruce Gregory I’ve made 40-plus offshore passages from 50 miles to 1,500 miles in boats from 8-foot dinghies to 80-foot tugs; have witnessed …

Successful trips keep yachts visiting Cuba

By Michael T. Moore and Maria Romeu The 2016-17 Caribbean yachting season was the first time since 1958 that U.S. yachters could visit Cuba, and they did so in …

To recruit, retain better crew, use better lures

By Bob Howie I’ve long compared the aviation world in which I live to the yachting world, which I only visit, in terms of both professions’ similarities …

Write to Be Heard: Cheeki Rafiki – A case of wrongful death with joint and several liability

By Captain E. S. Geary In personal injury law, the phrase “joint and several liability” describes the responsibility each person has when two or more …

Yacht captain cautions buyers at the pump in Grenadines – Tobago Cays

I am currently down in the Grenadines/Tobago Cays on charter and working with our agent, Heather, from Erika’s Marine Services, and had a situation happen …

Thanks to yacht crew who helped the Bahamas after Hurricane Matthew

I would like to give a huge “thank you” to the crew and owner of the 85-foot Azimut M/Y Sempre Grati for their participation in relief efforts for the …

Abuse onboard must be stopped

It’s early on a Saturday evening after a week of training and I await “Sue” to see me for advice on her yachting career. She is slightly older than the …

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Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

More than 200 captains, crew and industry people challenged the weather to attend Triton Networking last night with global marine travel …

Judge orders Equanimity owner to forfeit yacht to US

Judge orders Equanimity owner to forfeit yacht to US

Malayasian financier Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, was ordered on Tuesday (May 15) to turn over his $250 million yacht, M/Y …

Grand Banks buys boatyard in Florida

Grand Banks buys boatyard in Florida

Singapore-based Grand Banks Yachts has recently bought Stuart Yard, in Stuart, Florida. The 12,000-square-foot facility, to be named …

Taking the Helm: New leaders must remember that change takes time

Taking the Helm: New leaders must remember that change takes time

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais New leaders often come into their job with energy and ideas, eager to somehow make their mark. While …

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