Uncategorized

Motoryacht Bliss burns, crew escape

M/Y Bliss, an 80-foot Ferretti, caught on fire and was sunk about a mile off Miami Beach, Fla. on Nov. 24. Three people onboard were rescued by the U.S. Coast…

Read More

How crew pronounce the word Caribbean

It wasn’t a trick question, though many crew thought it was. We were just curious to learn how our industry can pronounce this important yachting region two separate ways. The…

Read More

Cool giveaways worthy of your time

Companies around the show hold raffles to get new customers. Several of these may be of interest to crew. FCI Watermakers will raffle an iPad to eligible participants who visit…

Read More

Disguise exercise as fun

Children need exercise and activity just as much as adults do. So keep them occupied and active in a healthy way when they are guests onboard. Sunshine and nice weather…

Read More

Mansion owner brings yachting home

Designers have retrofitted the basement of a 125-year-old Newport mansion to look like a classic Edwardian-style yacht built at the end of the 19th century. Over the past two-and-a-half years,…

Read More

Hodgdon Yachts of Maine launches new custom limo tender

Hodgdon Yachts of Maine has launched hull No. 413, a custom 10.5m limo tender for a new Oceanco. This marks the third limo tender the company has built. Three more…

Read More

Sunreef Yachts launches a new model in Cannes

Sunreef Yachts launched a new model in Cannes, the 85 Sunreef Power. The space is arranged in a similar way to motoryachts, with a single large main deck spanning the…

Read More

M/Y Legend is first to obtain certification of compliance with Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

M/Y Legend is the first commercial yacht in the Marshall Islands registry to obtain certification of compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006). “When the MLC, 2006 was…

Read More

James Engelder joins the brokerage firm of Curtis Stokes and Associates

Broker James Engelder has joined the brokerage firm of Curtis Stokes and Associates, based on the west coast of Florida. Engelder has been in the marine industry for 25 years,…

Read More

Diverse and flexible, ETFs enable investments

To explain exchange-traded funds, one needs to understand the investment strategy of ETFs.   A little investment history is appropriate. Most people are not aware that in 1884, Charles Henry…

Read More