marinas

FLIBS20 opens to small crowds, open spaces

The 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show opened today under sunny skies, wider face docks and spacious tents.  The show was mostly contained around Bahia Mar Yachting Center and…

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FLIBS20: Marinas began upgrades long before COVID

Anyone who physically arrived at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year was in for a big surprise.  Most of the five marinas (six, if we count the two…

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IGY takes over Island Gardens

Fort Lauderdale-based Island Global Yachting (IGY Marinas) has taken over operations at Island Gardens Deep Harbour in Miami. The marina will be rebranded as Yacht Haven Grande Miami at Island…

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Bahamas officials make yachting a priority

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yachts and the yachting community — the only piece of the tourism sector still active in the Bahamas — are the island nation’s top priority, several…

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Detroit firm acquires Luke Brown

Detroit, Michigan-based KAM Yacht Sales has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Luke Brown Yachts. Founded in 2006, KAM Yacht Sales is a subsidiary of Lormax Stern, a commercial real estate…

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Yacht crew strum some love back home to South Africa

By Lucy Chabot Reed Not even a global pandemic can keep yacht crew creativity sequestered. The captain and chief engineer of M/Y My Aurora, a 120-foot (36m) Nordhavn docked in…

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Antigua20: Charter show registration opens Monday

Registration for the 59th edition of the Antigua Charter Yacht Show opens Monday, June 1. A 10% early registration discount for yachts only has been extended until Monday Aug. 31.…

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Taking the Helm: Three steps help leaders in times of crisis

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais Crisis management isn’t thought about much until the proverbial mess hits the fan. Then it’s all we can think about. Only during a…

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Stew Cues: Use this uncertain time to shore up ourselves

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan Like everyone else these days, yacht owners, captains and crew worldwide are trying to find a way to make sense of what is going on…

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Sunrise Harbor digs deep, remodels office

Sunrise Harbor, a marina and residential development in Fort Lauderdale, has completed several enhancements to the basin and upland areas.  The marina basin now has a depth of 11 feet…

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