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Proper toolkits are uncommon

Multi-million dollar boats are stocked with everything you can imagine, except proper toolkits.

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What the Deck! The trouble with toys

The joy toys bring to guests is completely opposite to how crew feel about them. Here are some tips on how to manage toys well so you can continue keeping guests happy while not stressing out.

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New webinars target marine technician trainers

The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference offers a subscription-based monthly webinar series for the education and training of future and existing marine technicians. The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)…

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ABYC Opens Registration for 2023 Standards Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD, October 6, 2022 – The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of boats, has opened…

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YOT Store Launches New E-Commerce Store

YOT STORE – NEW LOOK, SAME ALWAYS-ON SERVICE We’re thrilled to unveil our refreshed brand identity. The updates show the evolution of our company since its founding, and while this…

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ABYC Publishes Updated Boat Building and Repair Standards

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Aug. 1, 2022) – The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the…

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When lightning strikes

Yacht life can change in a flash, but as one crew has learned, even a total disaster often ends with heartwarming bonds and memories to last a lifetime.

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Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Refit Paperwork: Sign here — but first, read it!

The importance of deciphering yard contracts and insurance policies cannot be overstated.

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Tax Savings for Yacht Refits

Several states have tax exemptions, discounts or caps on yacht repairs and refits.

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