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Automotive Rust Buster Works Wonders on Boat as Well

Deck crew know their tricks for fast, efficient problem-solving, and Triton has heard some talk on the dock about possibly the best rust remover around. Although its manufacturer, Gyeon, offers…

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Canadian Maritimes offer secluded cruising

As the nations of the world began to close down this spring, many captains and charter managers began looking for alternative cruising grounds closer to home. In the U.S., one…

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FLIBS20: Viking 54 named Best of Show

Viking Yachts’ Viking 54 Convertible was named Best of Show at the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show yesterday. Making her world debut, the vessel has a 154-square-foot cockpit,…

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FLIBS20 opens to small crowds, open spaces

The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show opened today under sunny skies, wider face docks and spacious tents.  The show was mostly contained around Bahia Mar Yachting Center and…

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FLIBS20: Marinas began upgrades long before COVID

Anyone who physically arrived at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year was in for a big surprise.  Most of the five marinas (six, if we count the two…

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Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht crew all over the world have found interesting and creative ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. In the Bahamas, Mate/Engr. Paul…

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Machinery Matters: Why condition monitoring is best practice

Machinery Matters: by Larry D. Rumbol “Condition monitoring” is one of those phrases one hears in conferences and learned corners of the dock. Those really familiar with it call it…

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Rules of the Road: To terminate, yacht owners must follow SEA

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers We’re going through some tough times. At the writing of this article, the estimated peak surge for the coronavirus pandemic in the…

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Spanish yard reopens

Varadero Valencia in Spain, directly west of Palma, has resumed activity and implemented “special sanitary measures.” “A rigorous protocol of safety and hygiene has been prepared, having applied a disinfectant…

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Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

By Lucy Chabot Reed The captain of a 130-foot Westport docked at a marina in South Florida called this week to express concern at what he has seen on the…

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