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Hub connects bright minds in pursuit of a better planet

The Marine Research Hub Summit highlighted some innovative projects aimed at greener energy and cleaner seas.

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand

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With economists and supply chain experts predicting one to three years before supply catches up with demand, engineers and service techs have had to become nimbler and more creative.

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The past comes roaring back at the helm of a vintage Huckins motor yacht

Six weeks of weeks of working luxury day charters in the Hamptons reacquaints a captain with his love of old school wooden yachts, right down to the Spartan helm and roaring Detroit Diesel.

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How to skin a cat

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It takes creativity to keep a yacht running when supply falls far short of demand. Despite some setbacks, the world is slowly emerging from the depths of the COVID pandemic.…

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Machinery Matters: Filters are more than just ‘a sock in a tin’

“Filters are just a sock in a tin.” That was a scornful remark made by an engineer who had suffered the ignominy of a dress-down by the filter company representative…

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Diesel company rebrands, offers membership maintenance program

South Florida-based TDW — formally known as The Diesel Workshop — has developed a proprietary software and new membership program to offer preventative maintenance for yachts in the 80-foot to…

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Owner’s View: The benefits of patience

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller Far too many years ago, I was lying to a mooring in Scituate, Massachusetts, on a modest sloop. Not yet knowing the full extent of…

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Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

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Story and photos by Tom Serio He’s a big guy, with a big voice, and with big miles under his keel. Now he has big goals. Capt. Pedro Camargo has…

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What’s the most incredible weather event you have ever been through?

Anyone who’s been to sea has run into some weather. It might be motoring through a thunderstorm, hecticly running from an impending hurricane, or managing a rogue wave. Or it…

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Yachts at UMC can be shown for sale in new FTZ

By Lucy Chabot Reed Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale has received authorization from U.S. Customs and Border Protection to function as a foreign trade zone (FTZ) for yachts listed…

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