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Yacht joins canine crusade after Hurricane Dorian

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By Dorie Cox When the large door opened on the stern of the 240-foot yacht, 50 furry faces stared out at the volunteers on the dock. Just a day before,…

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From the Bridge: Know-it-alls? Maybe, but captains ask when answers elude

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From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying photograph. What do yacht captains do when they…

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Yacht transports chefs to feed thousands after Hurricane Dorian

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By Dorie Cox It is hard to see M/Y Global. The 220-foot Shadow Marine boat is on the facedock at Pier 66 South in Fort Lauderdale, tied below the looming…

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Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. What’s it like to work for…

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Triton Spotted in Costa Rica

Carlton A. Morris R. of Yacht Entertainment Studios (YES) based in Fort Lauderdale submitted a Triton Spotter from his recent trip with this note: “[I] traveled to Escazú, Costa Rica…

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Capt. Wattula’s final trip will live on

By Capt. Peter Hunziker I have been dear friends with Josh Wattula for as long as I have been in yachting [“Friends remember Capt. Joshua Wattula“, posted June 28]. From…

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Friends remember Capt. Joshua Wattula of M/Y ForaPlay

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Joshua Wattula had recently accomplished one of his goals: to be master of a yacht. He had recently been hired as captain on M/Y ForaPlay, a…

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Culinary Waves: Travel with your own tools

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth LawtonJohnson I have been on Spartan charter trips when a guest wanted a cake and I didn’t have a basic cake pan – much…

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From the Bridge: Cushy job on a frivolous toy? Yachting really is work

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By Dorie Cox More than six years ago, a Bravo reality TV series debuted about yachts and the lives of the captains and crew at work on board. Some 85…

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Engineers sync skills, value in growing ETO field

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By Dorie Cox Six yacht engineers sit flanked by electrical schematics, equations on a whiteboard, and loads of black boxes and screens in a bright, cold classroom. They gaze off…

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