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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

By Dorie Cox An engineer and a yacht surveyor, Mark Webb died after complications from triple by-pass heart surgery in Fort Lauderdale. …

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

200 celebrate at Triton Networking with Maritime Marine

About 200 people enjoyed a Polynesian-inspired Triton Networking event last night at Maritime Marine in Fort Lauderdale. The team and …

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

Special delivery: Laurel crew transport no-longer-salty dogs

By Dorie Cox; Photos by Purser Stephanie Hodges and Second Stew Shani Davies Cleaned up and rested, 10 dogs from the Bahamas Humane …

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

Veteran captain Achim Fischer dies in car accident

By Dorie Cox Capt. Achim Fischer died in Antibes on Nov. 26 as a result of a car accident. He was 72. A veteran captain of 30 years, …

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