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Benetti launches first Diamond 145 unit

Benetti launched its first Diamond 145 unit in Viareggio on Jan. 25.  Azimut Benetti Group President Paolo Vitelli welcomed authorities, the public, suppliers and the company’s workers and office staff…

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Anchor VR joins Superyacht Training Group

Anchor VR, a 3D and virtual reality company that helps superyacht clients to visualize and develop their yachts, now includes crew training in its 3D, VR (virtual reality) and AR…

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M/Y Anodyne refit at a standstill at Derecktor

By Lucy Chabot Reed Work on M/Y Anodyne — a massive refit of a small-ish yacht designed to make it bigger — was halted on Aug. 13. Rumors have swirled…

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Refit Matters: Understanding world of refit can help crew avoid frustration

Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson Refit shipyards are veritable industries in and of themselves, teeming with technicians involved at different stages of the refit process. From the first survey to…

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Derecktor Ft. Pierce orders 1,500-ton mobile boat hoist

Derecktor Ft. Pierce reports that it has ordered the world’s largest mobile boat hoist from Cimolai Technology.  The 1,500-ton mobile boat hoist is expected to arrive from Italy by fall…

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Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

By Dorie Cox An engineer and a yacht surveyor, Mark Webb died after complications from triple by-pass heart surgery in Fort Lauderdale. He was 62. For more than two decades,…

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FLIBS19: Yacht Chandlers party raises $19k for SOS Foundation

By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale-based Yacht Chandlers raised $19,000 for charity during the company’s annual boat show party in November.  Yacht captains, crew and business donated the money during an…

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Bradford outlines Phase 1 of renovation project

Bradford Marine, acquired on Jan. 1 by Fort Lauderdale Yacht Harbor, recently released details of the first phase of a renovation project aimed at updating short- and long-term dockage, yacht…

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Engineer’s Angle: Fuel for both yacht, tender attractive

Engineer’s Angle: JD Anson Whether taking the boss shopping in St. Tropez or dragging kids for miles on a banana in the Bahamas, tenders are indispensable to today’s yachting scene.…

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FLIBS19: New scenes around town

If you haven’t been to Fort Lauderdale in a while, you might notice a few things changing. Here’s a quick look at some of the news going on around town.…

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