marinas

Cleaning should be considered essential marine service

By Russ Erickson As shipyards and marinas across South Florida and globally make the tough decision on what constitutes essential vs. non-essential services, I would like to encourage the industry…

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Marine update: Broward exempts some maritime movement from closures

By Dorie Cox Some aspects of maritime movement are exempt from recent Broward County closures for non-essential activity in South Florida. The emergency order affects the county, which is home…

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Critical for all in yachting that work continues

By Tom Serio​ The coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a pandemic that is likely to be around for a long time. Its impacts are far reaching, impacting how, where and when…

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Joe V’s relocates

Joe V’s Yacht Refinishing has relocated into a new 5,000-square-foot Fort Lauderdale location. Growing from two staff in a 1,500-square-foot facility off Andrews Avenue, the company now employs more than…

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Bahamas20: Crew themes carry inaugural show

Twenty-three yachts were on display last week for the inaugural Bahamas Charter Show in Nassau, each one going all out with a theme that carried through costumes, decorations, snacks and…

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From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet gathered to address a…

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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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Bellingham owner takes over as CEO

The owner and chairman of Washington-based Bellingham Marine, a marina design-build construction company, has taken over as CEO. Joe Ueberroth succeeded former president and CEO Everett Babbitt after he retired…

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Dockwa app hits 1,000 marina partners

Dockwa, the makers of marina management software used by marinas, yacht clubs, and boatyards throughout the U.S. and Caribbean, has reached 1,000 marina partners, making it the largest marina booking…

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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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