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Roscioli yard sold

Georgia-based OneWater Marine (NASDAQ:ONEW) announced this morning that it has completed the acquisition of Roscioli Yachting Center, a full-service shipyard on the New River in Fort Lauderdale.  The Roscioli team…

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Spanish yard now a bonded custom area

Customs authorities in Spain have given approval to MB92 Barcelona, a superyacht refit and repair shipyard, to be a bonded store (DAP). Clients of the yard will now be able…

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One captain’s mission to ‘bullet proof’ his A/C system

After more than 30 years playing with, working on and running boats in several sectors of the maritime industry, one thing about yachting made Capt. Herb Magney nuts: how the…

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Owner’s View: Chartering and pride of ownership

Owner’s View: by Melvin Miller I have chartered houses, cars, aircraft and yachts. If I want to spend a week on a yacht in the Med, I would save both…

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Spanish yard reopens

Varadero Valencia in Spain, directly west of Palma, has resumed activity and implemented “special sanitary measures.” “A rigorous protocol of safety and hygiene has been prepared, having applied a disinfectant…

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Med shipyards reopen under strict new measures

Superyacht refit and repair company MB92 Group announced this morning that it has re-started activity at both of its shipyards in Barcelona and La Ciotat, France. Operations, which resumed Tuesday,…

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Astilleros de Mallorca joins IGY network

The shipyard Astilleros de Mallorca, located in Palma de Mallorca, is now a member of the IGY Anchor Club Strategic Partnership network.  Astilleros de Mallorca is a full-service shipyard that…

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Engineer’s Angle: Rush of repairs courts disaster

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Engineer’s Angle: JD Anson Many times during repairs, engineers are rushed to complete the task and get the system running again. Unfortunately, this means that often safety systems and protections…

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Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

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By Dorie Cox No one wants to burn through a $20 million loss like the 102-foot M/Y Polar Bear in a San Diego shipyard in 2014. The yacht was in…

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Refit Matters: Yacht paint reflects tradition beneath the surface

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Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson Everyone knows yachts require exterior painting at regular intervals. But considering the immense resources required to direct each vessel through the work of renewing coatings…

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