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Winter work on Erie Canal stopped

The New York State Canal System may not be ready to open on May 15. The Canal Corporation’s parent agency, New York Power Authority (NYPA), ordered a work stoppage in…

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NOAA teams with Vulcan to explore, map deep ocean

The U.S.’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has forged a formal agreement with Vulcan, the company created by the late Microsoft co-founder and yachtsman Paul Allen, to share data…

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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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Attitude up from down below, yacht engineer keeps humor

Editor’s note: Life is different for many yacht crew since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the industry in March. Engr. Pearson Adams now works to maintain the yacht with…

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Refit Matters: New traditions evolve from refit challenges

Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson The great traditions of the maritime industry have flourished for good reason. Starting with the most fundamental one – the navigational rules of the road…

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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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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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Diver assesses Bahamas reefs after hurricane

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Some time has passed and our memories of Hurricane Dorian are perhaps fading away a bit. The scenes in the news of the damage…

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Crew Compass: Time for yourself is crucial

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon Working on yachts is about as full-on as you get when it comes to a full-time job. Living at work means that even when we…

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Yacht Carbon Offset has new managing director

London-based Yacht Carbon Offset has hired Rachel Goult as managing director to work alongside company founder Mark Robinson. Goult, who holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Cambridge University,…

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