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Crazy lark becomes an adventure to cherish for a yacht chef and her dad

Ever done a little online shopping after opening a bottle of wine? Ever end up buying something really frivolous? What about an ambulance?

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A look at and inside Pendennis

Let us first set the scene, as the location of this shipyard is very much a part of its DNA. Cornwall is a county in England, right at the southwestern…

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Veteran captain joins Derecktor Fort Pierce

UPDATED Capt. Glen Allen, who spent the past 13 years with Fleet Miami, has taken a position as sales manager with Derecktor Fort Pierce. Capt. Allen’s primary role will be…

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Yacht yard gets busy as COVID quiet wears off

Story by Lucy Chabot ReedPhotos by Tom Serio A recent walk around Universal Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale gave the impression of a busy spring season. Sanders were out, contractor…

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How captains see mental health in yachting

By ISS Captains Committee The Captain’s Committee of the International Superyacht Society (ISS) is a collective of current seafaring captains from varying backgrounds and locations that work together to represent…

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Winter work on Erie Canal stopped

The New York State Canal System may not be ready to open on May 15. The Canal Corporation’s parent agency, New York Power Authority (NYPA), ordered a work stoppage in…

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NOAA teams with Vulcan to explore, map deep ocean

The U.S.’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has forged a formal agreement with Vulcan, the company created by the late Microsoft co-founder and yachtsman Paul Allen, to share data…

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Captain urges all crew to follow COVID rules; virus spreads without knowing

By Lucy Chabot Reed The captain of a 130-foot Westport docked at a marina in South Florida called this week to express concern at what he has seen on the…

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Attitude up from down below, yacht engineer keeps humor

Editor’s note: Life is different for many yacht crew since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the industry in March. Engr. Pearson Adams now works to maintain the yacht with…

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Refit Matters: New traditions evolve from refit challenges

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Refit Matters: by Jon Wilson The great traditions of the maritime industry have flourished for good reason. Starting with the most fundamental one – the navigational rules of the road…

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