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No rent, cable, electric bills equals savings by the boatload

By Conor Salmon I am a former yachtie who still has saltwater running through his veins. As many of you know, it’s been a few years since I worked on boats, …

Shipping U.S. boats raises EU tariff questions

By Simon Beck New EU tariffs associated with imports from the United States came into force on June 22. Since then, there has been a lot of confusion around …

Drowning doesn’t look like drowning

By Mario Vittone The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the water. A former lifeguard, he kept his eyes on his victim as he …

Collaboration in yachting has grown in more ways than LOA

Earlier this year, Capt. AJ Anderson was elected president of the International Superyacht Society. As a seafarer for 40 years and an industry leader in …

Melanie’s cabinet: Easy to follow the lead of this young crew

Follow the leader; be a team player; learn every day – and all of those types of things, right? Right. In my nearly 40-year journey as a chef and hospitality …

Busting myths on MLC, crew vacations, days off

By Emma Batchelder The Maritime Labor Convention was written in 2006, but made a big impact when it entered into force on Aug. 20, 2013, one year after …

Score with the universal language of soccer during the World Cup

By John Jarvie Boating is a universal language. Anywhere in the world, we have the capacity to communicate, bond and relate through experiences that only …

Yachting doesn’t need to hold crew with ‘golden handcuffs’

By Conor Salmon One of my favorite quotes is: “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford is credited with …

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 – …

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Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: The essence of command

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller The hardest thing to teach new managers is that the essence of management is to convince or coerce …

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort …

Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht …

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale broker launches firm, acquires Neptune

Fort Lauderdale-based yacht broker Frank Grzeszczak has launched FGI Yacht Group and acquired Neptune Group Yachting.  Industry …