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Master convicted for delayed report of engine failure

The master of tanker Asphalt Spirit was fined 3,000 Australian dollars after failing to immediately report a main engine breakdown that left the vessel adrift off Queensland last year.  According…

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Yacht fires light up crew training, awareness

By Dorie Cox November saw motoryachts Lohengrin, a 161-foot Trinity, and M/Y Reflection, a 107-foot Christensen, go up in flames in a shipyard in Fort Lauderdale. It was one of…

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Yacht Controller integrates with Volvo

Yacht Controller, a Coral Gables, Florida-based manufacturer of wireless remote controls for yachts, has officially integrated with Volvo.  According to Yacht Controller, its wireless remote-control system integrates with Volvo’s line…

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Sailing yacht Distant Drummer disabled 420 miles off Cape Canaveral

The U.S. Coast Guard has reported assisting a disabled 68-foot sailboat more than 420 miles east of Cape Canaveral in a joint effort with a good Samaritan vessel at about…

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MarQuip releases IMO Tier III exhaust system for yachts under 500GT

Netherlands-based MarQuip has created a custom solution for smaller yachts to meet the challenges of the IMO Tier III requirements that will come into force in 2021.  The IMO Tier…

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BGI products available in Morehead City

Bluewater Supply in Morehead City, North Carolina, is now a distributor of Blue Guard Innovations products, including a patented range of solid-state smart switches, sensors, monitoring systems and control panels…

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Engineer’s Angle: Fuel for both yacht, tender attractive

Engineer’s Angle: JD Anson Whether taking the boss shopping in St. Tropez or dragging kids for miles on a banana in the Bahamas, tenders are indispensable to today’s yachting scene.…

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FLIBS19: Boat raffles raise money for Bahamas

The boat show and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, owners of the show, are raffling off a 2020 Pioneer 180 sportfishing vessel to raise money for relief efforts…

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Captain’s creativity protects engine investment

By Capt. Rocka Romcke I don’t think any engineer would disagree that to maximize engine performance, we need to give it clean fuel, clean air and clean oil. Years ago,…

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Rules of the Road: No exceptions to limits on sulfur

Rules of the Road: Capt. Jake DesVergers There are lots of priorities in yachting: food, drinks, carpets, air conditioning, toys, cleaning supplies – the list is endless and subjective to…

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