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ABYC Publishes Updated Boat Building and Repair Standards

ANNAPOLIS, MD (Aug. 1, 2022) – The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has published its 62nd supplement to Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft. The annual publication provides the…

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When lightning strikes

Yacht life can change in a flash, but as one crew has learned, even a total disaster often ends with heartwarming bonds and memories to last a lifetime.

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Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Refit Paperwork: Sign here — but first, read it!

The importance of deciphering yard contracts and insurance policies cannot be overstated.

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Tax Savings for Yacht Refits

Several states have tax exemptions, discounts or caps on yacht repairs and refits.

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Refit Etiquette for Contractors

Whether contractors get the next job may depend on how their workers conduct themselves on board.

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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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