Miami

Agent’s Corner: S. Florida airports best when flying in on B1/B2

The Agent’s Corner: by Laura Garcia-Bartenfelder There are so many different aspects to receiving and traveling on a B1/B2 for crew members that in this column we will just broach…

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FLIBS19: USCG, CBP address yacht issues

By Dorie Cox Surrounded by millions of dollars worth of yachts for sale, officers from several U.S. governmental agencies explained how to maintain compliance of those yachts after they are…

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FLIBS19: Guests get treats as chefs compete

By Dorie Cox Guests to the second edition of the Sunset Soiree & Yacht Chef Competition were treated to taste sensations from four yacht industry chefs on Friday evening during…

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Yachties mobilize to help Bahamas

Numerous private groups, marine businesses and aid organizations have rallied to offer help to the Bahamiam islands affected by Hurricane Dorian over the past several days. Updates and reports have…

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David Ross joins Reel Deal Yachts

Miami-based Reel Deal Yachts has hired former Burger executive David Ross as vice president of the company’s superyacht division.  Ross previously was CEO of the U.S. division of Yachtzoo, an…

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Capt. Wattula’s final trip will live on

By Capt. Peter Hunziker I have been dear friends with Josh Wattula for as long as I have been in yachting [“Friends remember Capt. Joshua Wattula“, posted June 28]. From…

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Dynamiq enters explorer range

Monaco-based yacht builder Dynamiq has announced its first in a series of explorer yachts – the 108-foot (33m) Global 330. An aluminum vessel with a beam of 8.5m and a…

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Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

By Dorie Cox The U.S. Department of the Treasury on June 5 removed authorization for “group people-to-people” educational travel to Cuba, effectively halting recreational yacht and cruise ship travel to…

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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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Longtime captain joins Merle Wood

Capt. Brent Holleman has joined Merle Wood & Associates as a South Florida broker specializing in sales and charter of yachts from 40 feet to 150 feet. Capt. Holleman, who…

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