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Microturbines enter yachting

California-based Capstone Turbine Corp., a manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has ordered 10 more of the ultra low-emission, diesel-fueled units for …

SatSleeve turns cell phone into sat phone

The newest version of the Thuraya SatSleeve transforms a standard iPhone into a satellite phone.   By docking an iPhone into the SatSleeve, users can call …

We may be entering new financial bubble

There are a lot of mixed feelings in the market today. We are hitting all-time market highs, but at the same time the feeling on the street seems to be that …

Tahiti offers land and sea options

With unparalleled diving, clear waters and sparsely populated villages, these islands in any other part of the world might be overrun with tourists and …

Crew Eye

It looks as though 164-foot M/Y Arianna has sprouted sails in this iPhone photo taken by Capt. Ian van der Watt of M/V Copasetic.   Behind Arianna is the …

Thousands chow at Chowder Cook-off

Summer has officially begun in Newport this year as several thousands of people attended the 32nd annual Great Chowder Cook-off at Newport Yachting Center on …

PYA: Astro Nav still under review

The Professional Yachting Association released this statement in May: Following a meeting between the PYA and Roger Towner, registrar general of shipping & …

Crew agencies get MLC nod

Two yacht crew placement agencies have been found compliant with MLC 2006 Convention requirements. “We are delighted to have gained compliancy prior to …

New 5nm light introduced

Georgia-based Hella Marine has introduced a new 5nm masthead LED lamp for vessels up to 164 feet.   The NaviLED PRO 5nm Masthead Lamp weighs 5 ounces and …

Newport taps YAG

The Newport Charter Yacht Show has chosen YachtAid Global as the beneficial charity of its closing party and fundraiser. The show runs from June 17-20 at …

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Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Acrew announces 2019 Crew Award finalists

Finalists for Acrew’s 2nd annual Crew Awards have been announced. The finalists will be presented to an independent and anonymous panel …

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

News in the brokerage fleet: Alia project sells; Admiral new builds listed

Yachts sold Project Al Waab II, a 180-foot (55m) new build from Alia Yachts designed by Vripack, with delivery scheduled for summer …

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: Working for liveaboards a seismic shift from charter life

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon People always ask me what it’s like to work on yachts? You must have some good stories, they say. …

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

Port state CIC inspections this fall to focus on emergency systems

The Paris and Tokyo MoUs on port state control will conduct a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on vessel emergency systems and …

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