Fort Lauderdale

Pinmar partners with scaffolding company

Spain-based GYG, parent company of Pinmar, has signed an agreement with German scaffolding company ALTRAD to distribute its equipment in the United States. The ALTRAD system uses a modular construction…

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Yacht Haven Grande tops global marinas again

IGY Marinas’s Yacht Haven Grande marina in St. Thomas has been named International Superyacht Marina of the Year for the third time in the past five years. The award is…

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Deadline approaches for Adrift Film Festival

The second annual Adrift Film Festival — comprised of films created by yacht crew — will be virtual on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 12 noon U.S. Eastern Standard Time on…

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Insurance firm opens office in Europe

Fort Lauderdale-based Private Insurance Services opened its first European office on Sept. 1. Hugo Jacquot will head the office, based in Antibes. Jacquot has more than a decade of insurance…

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Quantum to open service center at MB92

Fort Lauderdale-based Quantum Marine Stabilizers, a designer and manufacturer of stabilizer systems, plans to open a service center in Barcelona at the MB92 shipyard. This will be the second European…

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Triton’s new Captains Council draws high marks

Publisher’s Point: by Lucy Chabot Reed Since COVID-19 set in, we have been unable to host our regular monthly in-person networking events. And while the Zoom platform is perfect for…

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Sirocco hires new manager

Fort Lauderdale-based Sirocco Marine has hired a new manager for its Fort Lauderdale dealership. Luke Svanberg will oversee operations at the 72,000-square-foot facility, which is the largest dedicated inflatable boat…

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Companies partner to bring hygiene program to yachts

Fort Lauderdale-based MHG Insurance Brokers and Vikand Solutions, also of Fort Lauderdale,  have partnered to bring Vikand’s health and hygiene program Pyure to the yachting industry. The program consists of…

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Fort Lauderdale dealer to introduce new Turkish tender

Turkish tender manufacturer Northstar Boats has named Fort Lauderdale-based Nautical Ventures Group as its dealer for North America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Nautical Ventures will position Northstar’s line of Axis…

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Owner of Yachtronics dies

Don Ehrlich, owner and president of Yachtronics in Fort Lauderdale, died on Aug. 11. He was 58. According to an obituary in the local South Florida Sun-Sentinel, he died “doing…

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