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Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

By Dorie Cox No one wants to burn through a $20 million loss like the 102-foot M/Y Polar Bear in a San Diego shipyard in 2014. The yacht was in…

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New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Construction and upgrades at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard are nearly complete, with a grand reopening of the North and South Yards expected before summer’s end,…

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Engineer’s Angle: Engine room checks not just for engineers

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Yachts are lovely examples of craftsmanship and luxury. They are also, frankly, slow. Thus, a trip that would take but a few hours in the…

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Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Some time has passed and our memories of Hurricane Dorian are perhaps fading away a bit. The scenes in the news of the damage…

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Meet our NW host: Admiral Canvas

For Triton Networking on the first Wednesday in December, join us to tour the new offices and showroom of Admiral Yacht Canvas and Upholstery. After more than 30 years growing…

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Getzner unveils vibration isolation for sensitive areas

Austria-based Getzner Werkstoffe recently presented a high-tech, polyurethane material for shipbuilding that reduces wear, noise and damage at METSTRADE, a marine equipment trade exhibition in Amsterdam. For years, Getzner has…

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Stew Cues: Keeping inventory time-consuming, but crucial

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan In a business, an inventory is a list of current assets that are essential for day-to-day business. Inventories are always important on a yacht, but…

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FLIBS19: Bahamas relief efforts shine light on Distinguished Crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Two days after Hurricane Dorian’ s 185 mph winds and relentless rains hit the northern Bahamas, Capt. Paul Clarke and the crew of M/Y…

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Majority of Bahamas not hit by Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, made international headlines for nearly two weeks after tearing across two major island areas in the north of the Bahamas. Even…

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Secure at Sea: Disaster response calls for extra steps

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem The hurricane season this year hasn’t been particularly busy when it comes to the number of storms and systems, however, it has been devastating for…

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