West Palm Beach

Monaco19: Captains seek services, consistency in St. Maarten

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Trevor Weaver of M/Y Sirona III started small on his wish list when asked what he and his crew look for during visits to St. Maarten.…

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Course, tour open for marina education

Registration is now open for the Association of Marina Industries’ Marina 101 course and Marina & Boatyard Study Tour on Oct. 27-29 in West Palm Beach.  Marina 101 on Oct.…

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Yacht’s third trip delivers tons of donations after Hurricane Dorian

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Story and photos by Dorie Cox; Offload photos from M/Y Axis Update Sept. 10 Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew are preparing M/Y Axis to head back to the…

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Still a hurricane, Dorian begins move toward US coast

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By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Port of Miami, Miami River, and Port Everglades are safe for marine traffic and operations and the Captain of the…

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Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

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By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president and CEO at Bradford Marine. Staff in…

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Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

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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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Rybovich foreign trade zone a “continual boat show’

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By Dorie Cox Yachts at Rybovich have found several ways to take advantage of the yard’s new U.S. Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in West Palm Beach, Florida. The status was…

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Crew Eye: Doing a safety check

Stew Marissa Van Niekerk performs a monthly safety check of the Drager SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) aboard M/Y The Big Blue, a 138-foot (42m) custom expedition yacht launched by Troy…

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Pinmar names new head of U.S. operations

Global superyacht painting and refinishing company Pinmar has named Derik Wagner executive director of its U.S. operations, responsible for leading its U.S. management team and spearheading its growth in North…

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DockMaster launches online reservations feature

West Palm Beach-based DockMaster, a software company that provides management systems for marinas, boatyards and yacht dealerships, has teamed up with marina booking platform Swift Harbour to launch DockMaster Online…

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