South Florida

Owner of Zeno Mattress dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joseph R. Zeno, the second-generation owner of Zeno Furniture and Mattress MFG. Co., died July 25 due to COVID-19. He was 78. When Mr. Zeno was…

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Industry pioneer Bob Roscioli dies

Bob Roscioli, a yacht painter who built one of the most well-known shipyards in South Florida, died yesterday. He had recently tested positive for COVID-19, according to his family. He was…

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Tess Electrical relocates

Tess Electrical has leased warehouse, automation, service and office space large enough to combine its previous three locations under one roof. “We’ve been extremely blessed and have been really busy”…

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Latest news in the charter fleet: Savannah joins NJ

News in the charter fleet M/Y Savannah, a 118-foot (36m) Intermarine launched in 2000, now for charter with Northrop & Johnson in the Bahamas and in New England in summer.…

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Rules of the Road: Know what to do when hurricane approaches

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers As each of us slowly emerges from our pandemic quarantines, awaiting the arrival of the murder hornets, let us not forget the…

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Former cook/stew wins MIASF Golden Anchor award

By Lucy Chabot Reed Former yacht crew member Patience Cohn won the Golden Anchor Award for 2020, the most prestigious award given by the 60-year-old Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Industries Association…

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Yachts invited to join flotilla for, with first responders

Yachts and boats are invited to join in a flotilla in South Florida on July 11 to honor the first responders in the COVID-19 pandemic. The vessels will carry nurses,…

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FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

The 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2019, generated $1.3 billion in economic impact in the state of Florida, more than 50% more than the…

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Stew Cues: Use this uncertain time to shore up ourselves

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Like everyone else these days, yacht owners, captains and crew worldwide are trying to find a way to make sense of what is going on…

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Yachts at UMC can be shown for sale in new FTZ

By Lucy Chabot Reed Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale has received authorization from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to function as a foreign trade zone (FTZ) for yachts listed…

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