Obituaries

Military-trained Chief Eng. Terry Nash dies of cancer

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By Dorie Cox Chief engineer Terence “Terry” John Nash, formerly on the 146-foot Hakvoort M/Y Cracker Bay, died of bone cancer Aug. 9 at his home in the U.K. He…

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Former yacht chef Chris Cantrell dies

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Chris Cantrell Feb 25, 1979 – July 14, 2017 By Dorie Cox Chef Chris Cantrell is remembered by the yachting industry for his creative recipes, many based on the regional…

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Yacht engineer Thomas Howell dies after skateboarding accident

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By Dorie Cox Yacht engineer Thomas Howell died from injuries sustained in a motorized skateboard accident in Hollywood, Florida, on June 21. He was 53. Mr. Howell and his twin…

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Co-founder of Knight & Carver dies

By John Freeman Hugo Carver, long-known in San Diego’s maritime industry as an inventive engineer, good-humored mariner and co-owner of Knight & Carver Yacht Center, died June 1 at age…

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Engineer Matthew Carscadden’s smile, attitude remembered

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By Dorie Cox Eng. Matthew Carscadden, 27, died June 6 in West Palm Beach, Fla., after being removed from life-support machines. He was found unresponsive five days earlier and transported…

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Veteran yacht captain Rick Lenardson dies

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Veteran yacht captain Richard (Rick) Lee Lenardson died on April 13 of a liver metastasis. A cancerous tumor at the esophagus and stomach was discovered on Jan. 17 that had…

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Friends to remember Henry Peper at services in Antigua, Boston

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Sailor and chemist Henry Peper Jr., 94, died at his home in Marblehead, Mass., on Feb. 24. He is described as a passionate sailor who made Antigua his winter home,…

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General manager at Miami Beach Marina, Jorge Kates, dies

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By Dorie Cox Jorge E. Kates, general manager of Miami Beach Marina (MBM), died March 18 at home in Miami. He was 63. “He was the face of Miami Beach…

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Yacht crew dies in accident on S/Y Germania Nova

By Dorie Cox Deckhand Bethany Smith, 18, died in an accident onboard S/Y Germania Nova, a 181-foot schooner, on March 14 in Jamaica. She was cleaning the 196-foot mast when…

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Friends remember captain/engineer Badeau’s five decades in yachting

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Peter Weekes Badeau, who was as skilled in the engine room as in the wheelhouse, died on Feb. 6 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Miami.…

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