*Obituaries

Gary Hays, foreman at Derecktor Shipyard, dies

A funeral is scheduled for today at 3 p.m. at Calvary Chapel (2401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale 33309), and Derecktor will close at 2 p.m. so employees and…

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Tinh ‘Tee’ Nguyen of 360 Degree Yacht Refinishing dies

Tinh ‘Tee’ Nguyen, owner of 360 Degree Yacht Refinishing in Ft. Lauderdale, died late last year of cancer. He was 43. Friend Richard Rhodes is now general manager of the…

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Migliaccio struck by car on bike

Fraser Yachts technical superintendent Roberto Migliaccio was killed Sept. 21 after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle near his house in La Colle Sur Loup, a…

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Northern Lights’ Maynard dies

Mike Maynard, longtime vice president and manager of the northeast branch of Northern Lights, died at his home on Sept. 20 after a long bout with cancer, according to a…

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Encyclopedia’ of yacht procurement remembered

Claire B. Miller, founder of Claire’s Marine Outfitters in Ft. Lauderdale, died of an apparent heart attack at her home on Aug. 29. She was 74. Many in the yachting…

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Colleagues remember lift operator at LMC

Captains and colleagues remember Norm Mello, travel lift operator at Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) in Ft. Lauderdale who died in a motorcycle accident involving a wrong-way driver on July 19…

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Thomas C. Joyce passes away

Thomas C. Joyce, an executive with Hargrave Custom Yachts in Ft. Lauderdale, died on March 7 under the care of hospice at the Manor Pines skilled nursing facility. Mr. Joyce…

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Southern Boating’s Skip Allen is remembered

The founder and chairman of Southern Boating magazine, George Lyle “Skip” Allen, died on March 23 after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 84. Mr. Allen was remembered…

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Capt Percival dies

Capt. John Percival, founder of UK-based JPMA/Hoylake Sailing School Ltd., died in March after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 68. Familiar to students and boat show attendees around…

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Skip Allen Sr. dies

Skip Allen Sr.  died recently according to Trade Only Today. Allen was founder of Southern Boating magazine and co-founder of Popular Boating magazines.  He was 84. For the full article…

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