refits

Grand Opening of Universal Tenders & Universal Suzuki Marine

Universal Tenders started over 1 year ago from request/suggestion of yacht Captains who, while doing their seasonal maintenance on their yacht, didn’t have enough crew and time to rehabilitate their…

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Refit Paperwork: Sign here — but first, read it!

The importance of deciphering yard contracts and insurance policies cannot be overstated.

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From the Bridge: Captains Talk About Refit Challenges

Refits have always been problematic, but the fallout from COVID has only made them more complicated than ever.

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Could boatyard buyouts mean changes ahead for contractors and captains?

Soaring boats sales and a boom in waterfront housing have made savvy investors see the value in preexisting boatyards as limited commodities uniquely poised to service and house all those big, beautiful boats.

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New waterjet cutting machine operational at Maine yard

Belfast, Maine-based Front Street Shipyard is now operating a five-axis 3D waterjet cutting machine that is the largest of its kind in Maine and among the largest in the country.…

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AV firms Triton Technical, Great Circle Systems merge

Seattle-based Triton Technical and Great Circle Systems recently announced a plan to merge the companies’ business operations under the Triton Technical brand. The companies offer audio/visual, information technology, and communications…

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Georgia may pull tax cap on yacht refits

An article on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper’s website yesterday reports that Georgia state legislators are considering cancelling the sales tax cap it put on yacht refits as a way of…

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New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Construction and upgrades at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard are nearly complete, with a grand reopening of the North and South Yards expected before summer’s end,…

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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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Yachts Lohengrin, Reflection destroyed by fire in Fort Lauderdale

UPDATE: Nov. 19, 9:22 am By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue trucks headed toward smoke and flames on Marina Mile in Fort Lauderdale just after calls came in at…

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