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Valencia yard to add 300-ton travel lift

Spanish refit and repair yard Varadero Valencia has added a 300-ton travel lift that will hoist yachts up to 147 feet (45m) with a 29-foot (9m) beam and maximum draft…

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Hill Robinson opens Queensland office

Yacht management company Hill Robinson has opened its first office in the southern hemisphere on Australia’s Gold Coast. The new office is located in southeast Queensland at the Gold Coast…

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Refit19: Protecting art during refit begins with an inventory

By Lucy Chabot Reed Even though chief stews are intimately involved with the yacht’s collection of art and its care onboard, protection of the artwork when the yachts heads to…

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MB92 La Ciotat extends use of dry dock to 2022

Refit and repair shipyard MB92 La Ciotat, formerly known as Compositeworks, in the South of France signed a contract March 27 with La Ciotat Shipyards to extend its exclusive usage…

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Refit Show returns with speakers, seminars and hall full of networking

The fourth annual Refit Show is set to welcome attendees Wednesday and Thursday in Fort Lauderdale. As always, it is free to enter and explore the exhibit hall, which expects…

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All Systems Go: Things to consider in AV/IT refits

All Systems Go: by Jason Robertson Yacht guests are often thrilled to find they can summon a massive 100-inch TV from a recess in the wall with the touch of…

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MB92 Group reorganizes

MB92 Group’s Henk Dreijer has been promoted to chief business development officer, according to a company statement. MB92 Group, which operates refit and repair shipyards in Barcelona and La Ciotat,…

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Fuel, docks in at Port 32 Fort Lauderdale, construction continues

By Dorie Cox Construction continues at Port 32 Fort Lauderdale marina on Fort Lauderdale’s New River. The fuel tanks are in and the in-water phase nears completion, according to Bruce…

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Triton Networking returns to UMC this month

Triton Networking returns to Universal Marine Center on the third Wednesday in February (Feb. 20). The old Greek yard has been revamped over the past four years with new power,…

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M/Y Voyager departs Fort Lauderdale

Story and photos by Dorie Cox and Tom Serio The nearly 300-foot M/Y Voyager, which had been hidden under shrink-wrap and scaffolding at Dania Cut Super Yacht Repair for almost three years, came…

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