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USCG medical needs fix

Three U.S. mariner unions have submitted comments to the U.S. Coast Guard saying its merchant mariner medical review program is flawed and should be replaced. …

PYA OKs Super Crew

Super Crew, a training program based in Western Cape, South Africa, has recently become accredited by the Professional Yachting Association. In operation since …

ISA opens US office

Italian builder ISA (International Shipyards Ancona) has launched its North American operations by opening an office in Ft. Lauderdale. The office on Southeast …

Bradford Marine hires Copeland

Bradford Marine Ft. Lauderdale announced the addition of A.D. Copeland as a project manager. Copeland has an extensive career in the yachting industry, …

IBEX rotates to Tampa

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) will rotate its event between Louisville, Ky., and Tampa, Fla. Both cities are easily …

San Diego air meets standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that San Diego County in Southern California has met the 1997 national health-based air quality standard for …

Titan Marine now running as a closed yard

New Zealand-based Titan Marine is now running as a closed yard, project managing all work on its 1,500-ton slipway and repair berth in central Auckland. The …

Croatia offers five percent VAT

The decks are now cleared and Croatia will become the 28th Member State of the European Union on July 1. Croatia’s entry has been keenly noted by the …

Program speeds customs in Vancouver

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Vancouver Airport Authority have launched Automated Passport Control, an entry process that will expedite preclearance …

IYT courses again being offered in Ft. Lauderdale

Colin Schwegman, owner and instructor of Professional Yachtmaster Training (PYT) in Durban, South Africa, has opened a U.S. location, PYT USA. The first …

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Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

By Dorie Cox No one wants to burn through a $20 million loss like the 102-foot M/Y Polar Bear in a San Diego shipyard in 2014. The …

France, Italy change Med charter VAT laws

France, Italy change Med charter VAT laws

By Sara Ammannati and Camille Penquerch January was a month of significant changes for charter activity in the Mediterranean following …

Crew Eye: A successful catch and release, times three

Crew Eye: A successful catch and release, times three

Chef Chris Parthemore, left, and First Mate Tom Robertson at anchor just outside Gustavia, St. Barts, in February. “Tom got the first …

Triton networks with Lewis Marine

Triton networks with Lewis Marine

Nearly 250 yacht captains, crew and industry folks stopped by Triton Networking with Lewis Marine Supply last night to check out the …

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