West Palm Beach

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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Monaco19: Captains seek services, consistency in St. Maarten

By Dorie Cox Capt. Trevor Weaver of M/Y Sirona III started small on his wish list when asked what he and his crew look for during visits to St. Maarten.…

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Course, tour open for marina education

Registration is now open for the Association of Marina Industries’ Marina 101 course and Marina & Boatyard Study Tour on Oct. 27-29 in West Palm Beach.  Marina 101 on Oct.…

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Yacht’s third trip delivers tons of donations after Hurricane Dorian

Story and photos by Dorie Cox; Offload photos from M/Y Axis Update Sept. 10 Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew are preparing M/Y Axis to head back to the…

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Still a hurricane, Dorian begins move toward US coast

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Port of Miami, Miami River, and Port Everglades are safe for marine traffic and operations and the Captain of the…

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Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president and CEO at Bradford Marine. Staff in…

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Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

By Dorie Cox Larger, deeper, fancier – that’s the goal as marinas and shipyards in South Florida spend billions on dredging, new docks and treadmills for clubhouse gyms, just in…

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Rybovich foreign trade zone a “continual boat show’

By Dorie Cox Yachts at Rybovich have found several ways to take advantage of the yard’s new U.S. Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in West Palm Beach, Florida. The status was…

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Crew Eye: Doing a safety check

Stew Marissa Van Niekerk performs a monthly safety check of the Drager SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) aboard M/Y The Big Blue, a 138-foot (42m) custom expedition yacht launched by Troy…

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Pinmar names new head of U.S. operations

Global superyacht painting and refinishing company Pinmar has named Derik Wagner executive director of its U.S. operations, responsible for leading its U.S. management team and spearheading its growth in North…

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