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Drones, life-size robots boost arsenal to fight fires on board

By Capt. Jeff Werner There is no emergency aboard a yacht more frightening than a fire. To reduce that fear factor, all crew members are required to devote two full…

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MB92 La Ciotat extends use of dry dock to 2022

Refit and repair shipyard MB92 La Ciotat, formerly known as Compositeworks, in the South of France signed a contract March 27 with La Ciotat Shipyards to extend its exclusive usage…

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PBIBS19: Did you hear that? Quiet comes as generators go from Palm Beach show

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By Dorie Cox Engr. Carlos Arias observed a change on his way to work on M/Y Kipany, a 116-foot Intermarine, during the Palm Beach International Boat Show last week. “I…

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Great crew planning, innovations boost Southern Hemisphere adventure

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By Dorie Cox The nautical charts show the glacier is “just around the corner.” So Capt. Jason Halvorsen steers the 141-foot steel hull slowly through “a ton of ice” in…

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

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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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MIAMI19: It’s a bird, it’s a boat, it’s a flight on a seaplane

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Photos and story by Dorie Cox A group of yacht industry people watched from the dock as the seaplane descended over an underway barge and steered clear of anchored sailboats.…

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Blue Tide Marine makes splash with new services

Blue Tide Marine, started by a group of retired U.S. Navy veterans in 2015, has expanded its delivery services for vessels at sea. The company focuses on aerial cargo delivery,…

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Engineer’s Angle: Don’t get screwed when using fasteners

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Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Time and again, cursing and screams can be heard up and down the dock from crew attempting to remove corroded fasteners. Voodoo dolls of previous…

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Superyacht emphasis continues at The Marina at Christophe Harbour

Story and photos by Carol Bareuther and Dean Barnes About a dozen yachts were docked at The Marina at Christophe Harbor on St. Kitts the last Friday of 2018. These…

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Fort Pierce Yacht and Ship welcomes first yacht

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By Dorie Cox ORIGINAL POST: Jan. 17, 2019Fort Pierce Yacht and Ship welcomed a 220-foot Shadow boat as its first vessel as the facility begins development in Fort Pierce, Florida.…

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