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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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Which of your tasks on a yacht would you prefer not to do?

Which of your tasks on a yacht would you prefer not to do?

It comes as no surprise that the least liked tasks on yachts have to do with the sewage system. Jerold MacKinnon: Replacing black water …

Taking the Helm: First step for a good leader is staying quiet to listen

Taking the Helm: First step for a good leader is staying quiet to listen

Taking the Helm: by Capt. Paul Ferdais Something more and more common today is an inability or unwillingness to genuinely listen to …

Pinmar starts trial of sprayable filler

Pinmar starts trial of sprayable filler

Yacht finishing company Pinmar, paint manufacturer AkzoNobel and surveyors Wrede Consulting have partnered on a research project to …

Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Captain builds tender for users’ comfort

Story and photos by Tom Serio He’s a big guy, with a big voice, and with big miles under his keel. Now he has big goals. Capt. …

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