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Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

By Dorie Cox Larger, deeper, fancier – that’s the goal as marinas and shipyards in South Florida spend billions on dredging, new docks and treadmills for clubhouse gyms, just in…

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Balance Below: Surveys, alignments keep machinery in top shape

Balance Below: Rich Merhige Keeping vessel machinery aligned cannot be underestimated. Alignment on yachts typically refers to shaft alignment – the positioning of two machines so the shaft centerlines of…

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Johnson Yachts celebrates 30 years with two new builds

As Taiwan superyacht builder Johnson Yachts celebrates its 30th anniversary in business, two new models are in build: its new flagship Johnson 115, which includes available customizable layouts with five…

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Cairns’ BSE launches lift

ART: MARINA BSE Mitchell (1) —– If need more use MARINA BSE Mitchell (4) and (3) CUT: PHOTOS/BRIAN AND SUE MITCHELL BSE Cairns Slipways launched what they describe as the…

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North Cyprus marina awarded 5 Gold Anchor rating

Karpaz Gate Marina in North Cyprus has again been awarded a 5 Gold Anchor rating by The Yacht Harbour Association.    The rating is based on an assessment of facilities, customer…

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Fine Line to rep Loxone marine systems

Fort Lauderdale-based Fine Line Marine Electric is the exclusive marine agent for lighting, media and automation systems for Loxone Smart Home Automation.  Loxone, founded in 2009, is the largest lighting…

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40m S/Y My Song not salvageable

UPDATE:The 40m award-winning racing sloop My Song has been declared unsalvageable after falling off a cargo ship in the Med while in transit to defend its title in the Loro…

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Engineer’s Angle: Engineer key to safety on a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Whether tied to the dock or a thousand miles from shore, the safety of boat and personnel are of paramount importance to the crew. All…

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Ingham Engineering founder Ian Craik dies

Ian Stoba Craik, founder of Ingham Engineering died at his home on April 30 in Fort Lauderdale. He was 73. His wife, Brenda Craik, wrote this remembrance: “Ian was born…

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New owner revamps, reintroduces Lewis Marine

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Lewis Marine Supply, a 62-year-old chandlery, hosted an open house on Thursday to welcome back old clients. With new owners and operators since early…

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