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New drystack under construction

The construction of F3 Marina Fort Lauderdale on a 1.3-acre site at 1335 S.E. 16th St. – formerly SunDance Marine – is progressing after a ground-breaking ceremony held during the…

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Triton Networking after FLIBS with Universal Marine Center

Triton Networking returns to Universal Marine Center on the first Wednesday in November with co-hosts Ronnie’s Custom Carpet Cleaning. The old Greek yard has been revamped over the past four…

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FLIBS19: 17th Street Yacht Basin powered up for show

By Dorie Cox Last year about this time, the Hilton Marina in Fort Lauderdale was bought by Brookfield Asset Management and renamed 17th Street Yacht Basin. Located on one of…

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FLIBS19: Pier 66 North and South docks open during upland changes

By Dorie Cox Long an icon, the Pier Sixty-Six hotel north of the S.E. 17th Street Causeway bridge is one of the more striking buildings that mariners see when arriving…

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FLIBS19: New docks underfoot at Hall of Fame Marina

By Dorie Cox Hall of Fame Marina, which became Fort Lauderdale’s first designated “Clean Marina” in 2002, has expanded its reach this year. Although difficult to discern during the Fort…

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FLIBS19: Las Olas Marina looks to the future

By Dorie Cox Construction is underway at Las Olas Marina, but it does not impact the in-water display at this year’s show. The marina’s dock layout remains similar to that…

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FLIBS19: Boat raffles raise money for Bahamas

The boat show and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, owners of the show, are raffling off a 2020 Pioneer 180 sportfishing vessel to raise money for relief efforts…

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FLIBS19: Suntex takes over Bahia Mar marina

Photo and story by Dorie Cox The changes are subtle in the marina at the center of this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Suntex took over operations at Bahia…

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The Virgin Islands weather Hurricane Dorian

By Carol Bareuther Four days prior to Dorian blowing over the U.S. Virgin Islands, the soon-to-be Category 1 hurricane was barely a blip on the weather radar. Two days out,…

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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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