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Is yachting really all about celebrities and TV shows?

It used to be that people would ask yachties “You get paid to do that?” Now, in the social media generation, the questions crew get asked by non-yachties …

Utopia IV offers case study in roll reduction equipment

By Jamie Benoit Gyrostabilizers have made an industry resurgence in the past 15 years, now becoming near standard equipment on vessels under 80 feet (24.4m), …

Yacht bosun chooses to think like an owner, not spend like one

By Bosun Alex Kempin I know, yet another article about personal finance and someone telling you to do something you will never do. I get it – boring. But …

How can the yachting industry prevent the spread of COVID-19?

By Chef Kevin Towns During this challenging and uncertain time, we are all looking for a “safe harbor.” In the yachting industry, we all know that safety …

How captains see mental health in yachting

By ISS Captains Committee The Captain’s Committee of the International Superyacht Society (ISS) is a collective of current seafaring captains from varying …

A simple langoustine ceviche

By Chef Anthony Bantoft In addition to our regular monthly columnists, we occasionally receive recipes from yacht chefs, especially when something inspires …

A primer on COVID-19, precautions, coverage

By Eva Maria Karlsson On Dec. 31, the World Health Organization was informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei …

Cleaning should be considered essential marine service

By Russ Erickson As shipyards and marinas across South Florida and globally make the tough decision on what constitutes essential vs. non-essential services, I …

Critical for all in yachting that work continues

By Tom Serio​ The coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a pandemic that is likely to be around for a long time. Its impacts are far reaching, impacting how, where and …

Maritime communications on brink of transformation

By Dave George Traditional marine radio communications have always been uniquely different from land mobile radio. Smaller vessels from 80 to 180 feet …

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MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Les Annan didn’t think his musings about working and living with a submarine would generate much interest. …

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

M/Y Vanish, a Sunseeker thought to be about 65 feet, caught fire and was destroyed today at Valentines Marina on Harbour Island in the …

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