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Engineer’s Angle: Center hurricane prep on self-sufficiency

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson The premise of yachting for owners and guests is to experience the beauty of the world and disconnect from stress. But while our “Instagram society”…

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Triton Networking to visit Yacht Management

For our first Triton Networking event in October, we visit that off-the-beaten path yard run by Yacht Management South Florida. Across the canal from Bradford Marine, Yacht Management not only…

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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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EM now sole distributor of GF pipes

By Lucy Chabot Reed Fort Lauderdale-based Environmental Marine Services (EM) has become the sole U.S. distributor of Switzerland-based Georg Fischer pipes and fittings for the superyacht industry. “No one can…

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Power station fire on Bimini under investigation

UPDATE:Government, insurance and power company officials are investigating the cause of the fire that burned the power plant in North Bimini in The Bahamas last week. Electrical power was restored…

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Engineers sync skills, value in growing ETO field

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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An unexpected visitor to a yard not yet opened

By Tom Serio The ink had barely dried on Derecktor Shipyards’ agreement to develop industrial waterfront in Ft. Pierce into a megayacht refit shipyard when it had its first visitor.…

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Secure at Sea: Theft-proofing a yacht in yard takes planning

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem Theft of materials from a yacht during a yard period actually happens more than most people think. When I started doing research for this column, I…

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Yacht captains and crew keep the industry afloat

Editor’s Notebook: by Dorie Cox At first glance, most of what the world sees of yachting is an impressive large boat. But inside and on deck are the yacht crew…

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Engineer’s Angle: Rapport in repair relies on client-tech respect

Engineer’s Angle: By JD Anson Hiring and dealing with contractors can be a nightmare, or a dream. After spending significant time on both sides of the rub rail, this axiom…

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