refits

Yacht cuts mast to head up river

By Lucy Chabot Reed Running up against a tight deadline to get his yacht ready for the Fort Lauderdale boat show, the owner opted for something drastic — cut down…

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Alexseal to host Triton Networking Sept. 18

Join us for Triton Networking on the third Wednesday in September [Sept. 18] with Alexseal Yacht Coatings. With U.S. operations based in Charleston, the German paint manufacturer brings its team…

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Yacht designer Claudette Bonville dies

Award-winning yacht designer Claudette K. Bonville, of Fort Lauderdale-based Claudette Bonville Associates (CBA), died July 16 after an eight-year battle with breast cancer, according to a company announcement. She was 66.…

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Ferretti opens at LMC

Ferretti Group America has opened a 5,000-square-foot office, workshop and parts facility at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale. The new facility will employ eight full-time employees, with plans to…

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From the Bridge: Captains want, use estimates to vet, find vendors

From the Bridge: by Lucy Chabot Reed Planning for a shipyard visit and refit project often starts months in advance with a little piece of paper called an estimate, the…

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Refit Show returns with speakers, seminars and hall full of networking

The fourth annual Refit Show is set to welcome attendees Wednesday and Thursday in Fort Lauderdale. As always, it is free to enter and explore the exhibit hall, which expects…

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All Systems Go: Things to consider in AV/IT refits

All Systems Go: by Jason Robertson Yacht guests are often thrilled to find they can summon a massive 100-inch TV from a recess in the wall with the touch of…

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Triton Networking returns to UMC this month

Triton Networking returns to Universal Marine Center on the third Wednesday in February (Feb. 20). The old Greek yard has been revamped over the past four years with new power,…

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