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Monaco19: Captains seek services, consistency in St. Maarten

By Dorie Cox Capt. Trevor Weaver of M/Y Sirona III started small on his wish list when asked what he and his crew look for during visits to St. Maarten.…

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The Boat Works adds lift

The Boat Works, a 55-acre shipyard in Queensland, Australia, has installed a 300-ton Marine Travel Lift at its new superyacht yard currently under construction.  According to a company press release,…

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Rules of the Road: Tend to life rafts as if your life depended on it

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers Safety equipment on board a yacht is like auto insurance. You want to have plenty of it, the best available, but never,…

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Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

By Dorie Cox Larger, deeper, fancier – that’s the goal as marinas and shipyards in South Florida spend billions on dredging, new docks and treadmills for clubhouse gyms, just in…

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Ferretti opens at LMC

Ferretti Group America has opened a 5,000-square-foot office, workshop and parts facility at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale. The new facility will employ eight full-time employees, with plans to…

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Front Street Shipyard opens new lounge, showroom

Front Street Shipyard has unveiled a new client lounge at its Belfast, Maine, facility. The client lounge doubles as an interior design showroom that features color and fabric samples, as…

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Heesen expands interior workshop

Heesen has expanded its interior workshop facility in Winterswijk, Gelderland. Just over an hour’s drive from Oss, the facility was acquired in 2000 under the name Oortgiese. Established in 1940,…

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Secure at Sea: Yachts, yards may be liable for inadequate network security

Secure@Sea: by Corey D. Ranslem Cyber security issues are a dominant part of world headlines on an hourly basis. Attacks continue in almost every industry and location of the world…

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Junior Achievement’s Sea the World unveils for next generations

With an eye to inspiring future generations, members of the marine industry businesses in South Florida have built “Sea the World,” a storefront that will be visited by more than…

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Bradford’s Paul Engle retires

By Dorie Cox After 26 years at Bradford Marine, former president Paul Engle has retired. He was at the helm of the Fort Lauderdale shipyard through many changes, including expansion…

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