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Yacht service tech program to train next generation

Florida’s first registered yacht service technician apprenticeship is underway and seeks an instructor for the program to prepare future generations for work in the yachting sector. The Marine Industries Association…

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Roscioli gives this reporter a second chance to make a first impression

In mid April, we received a press release to let us know that South Florida shipyard founder Bob Roscioli was about to get an award. My first reaction was: Big…

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Marine trade group helps create Florida’s first yacht apprenticeship program

The Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is working with the Florida Department of Education and Atlantic Technical College to establish the state’s first registered Yacht Service…

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Hill Robinson opens office in Palma

Yacht management company Hill Robinson has opened a new office in Palma de Mallorca. Director of the new office is John Bardon. Bardon has more than 50 years experience in…

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Worth Avenue opens Seattle office

Worth Avenue Yachts, a luxury yacht brokerage based in Palm Beach, has opened a new office in the Pacific Northwest. The office, which opens today, is located at Chandler’s Cove…

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From the Bridge: Captains want, use estimates to vet, find vendors

From the Bridge: by Lucy Chabot Reed Planning for a shipyard visit and refit project often starts months in advance with a little piece of paper called an estimate, the…

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Secure at Sea: Theft-proofing a yacht in yard takes planning

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem Theft of materials from a yacht during a yard period actually happens more than most people think. When I started doing research for this column, I…

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Yacht captains and crew keep the industry afloat

Editor’s Notebook: by Dorie Cox At first glance, most of what the world sees of yachting is an impressive large boat. But inside and on deck are the yacht crew…

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Changes at Monaco Marine La Ciotat

Monaco Marine La Ciotat in France has promoted Nicolas Genelot as general manager and created a new department — the Customer Success Department, headed by Aldric Bullot. Genelot spent six…

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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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