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Refit19: Protecting art during refit begins with an inventory

By Lucy Chabot Reed Even though chief stews are intimately involved with the yacht’s collection of art and its care onboard, protection of the artwork when the yachts heads to…

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Drones, life-size robots boost arsenal to fight fires on board

By Capt. Jeff Werner There is no emergency aboard a yacht more frightening than a fire. To reduce that fear factor, all crew members are required to devote two full…

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Benetti launches third ‘Giga Season’ yacht

Benetti has launched Project FB275, the third in a trio of megayachts the yard has launched in its self-proclaimed “Giga Season.” The 354-foot (108m) FB275 has a steel hull and…

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Taking the Helm: Crew face uncertain dynamics in wake of #MeToo movement

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais The essence of the workplace on a boat is no different than that found on land, beyond the fact that the view out the…

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PBIBS19: Did you hear that? Quiet comes as generators go from Palm Beach show

By Dorie Cox Engr. Carlos Arias observed a change on his way to work on M/Y Kipany, a 116-foot Intermarine, during the Palm Beach International Boat Show last week. “I…

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Front Street owner takes over operations at Cape Charles Yacht Center

Starting this month, boatyard operations at Cape Charles Yacht Center at the mouth of the Chesapeake in Virginia, are controlled by JB Turner, president and co-owner of Front Street Shipyard…

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Triton Networking returns to UMC this month

Triton Networking returns to Universal Marine Center on the third Wednesday in February (Feb. 20). The old Greek yard has been revamped over the past four years with new power,…

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Sunseeker, Rolls-Royce partner on yacht with MTU hybrid power

British boat builder Sunseeker International is working with Rolls-Royce to produce in 2020 the first yacht fitted with an MTU series production hybrid propulsion system. “The combination of diesel engines…

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