Caribbean

Latest news in the charter fleet: Alegria with Bluewater

M/Y Alegria, a 145-foot (44m) Benetti launched in 2010, now with Bluewater Charter USA and available in the Caribbean beginning in September. M/Y Just Enough, a 141-foot (42.7m) yacht built…

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Transport company offers new, monthly sailing

Yacht transport company Peters & May and shipping company Oslo Bulk have created a new monthly sailing between the U.S. East Coast and the Caribbean. “Frequent and regular sailings are…

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Fort Lauderdale dealer to introduce new Turkish tender

Turkish tender manufacturer Northstar Boats has named Fort Lauderdale-based Nautical Ventures Group as its dealer for North America, the Caribbean and Mexico. Nautical Ventures will position Northstar’s line of Axis…

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Five major hurricanes still expected this year

Weather forecasters at Colorado State University and NOAA have updated their hurricane forecasts and now expect there to be as many as 25 hurricanes this year, with five of them…

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Amerijet to get new CEO

Miami-based Amerijet International has hired Tim Strauss as its chief executive officer effective Aug. 17. Strauss is presently responsible for Air Canada’s cargo business and brings an air cargo background…

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Latest in the fleet: Bacchus sells; New Sunseeker listed

Yachts sold M/Y Bacchus, a 146-foot (44m) Trinity launched in 2004, by Denison broker Chris Daves. Broker Nicholas Scherb of 26 North Yachts represented the seller. It was listed at…

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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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Monaco20: Monaco show cancelled for 2020

Monaco will not host a Monaco Yacht Show this year amid concerns over the COVID-19 global pandemic. The 30th edition of the show is now scheduled to take place in…

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Northern Europe offers memorable cruising grounds

By Rebecca Whitlocke In recent years, countries in Scandinavia, the Baltic and the fringe of the Arctic have become more popular with yacht owners, charter companies and crew. While these…

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What was your last job before working on yachts?

More than 60 people piped in on Facebook and Instagram for our most recent question in our new Friday Funcard feature, which is designed to spark a conversation and give…

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