South Florida

More to background checks and crew history than at first glance

By Joe Johnson The main reason to do background checks is to avoid hiring or going into business with people who may be untrustworthy and harbor ulterior motives. On TV…

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FLIBS19: New village to fill Pier Sixty-Six South for FLIBS

This fall’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which marks its 60th anniversary, will include a Superyacht Village, a new dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space, at Pier Sixty-Six South, site…

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The Wharf coming to Lauderdale’s Riverfront

The Wharf, a pop-up, multi-use event space on the Miami River, has announced plans to open a new waterfront location along Fort Lauderdale’s New River later this year. The Wharf…

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David Walter Yachts partners with Italia Yachts USA

Italia Yachts, a Venezia, Italy-based builder of sailing yachts, has announced a new partnership with David Walter Yachts to represent Italia Yachts throughout North America. The agreement comes less than…

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Next Triton Event: Triton Networking at Trac Ecological

We will gather for Triton Networking on the first Wednesday in April at the Dania Beach manufacturing facility and offices of Trac Ecological, makers of onboard descalers, cleaners and deodorizers.…

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Skip Morris rejoins Merle Wood & Associates

Skip Morris has rejoined Merle Wood & Associates as a yacht broker based in Fort Lauderdale, the company recently announced. Morris previously worked at the brokerage from 2000 to 2008…

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Blue Tide Marine makes splash with new services

Blue Tide Marine, started by a group of retired U.S. Navy veterans in 2015, has expanded its delivery services for vessels at sea. The company focuses on aerial cargo delivery,…

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Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates yachts and crew for humanitarian and conservation initiatives,…

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Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations with crew members, marine craftsmen…

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Students learn about maritime careers in Fort Lauderdale

By Lucy Chabot Reed About 30 high school students were introduced to the South Florida’s marine industry on Friday with a panel discussion of young marine industry professionals and a…

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