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Boats and Brokers

Lawrie returns to Merle Wood & Associates

Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Merle Wood & Associates has added veteran yacht broker Iain Lawrie to its sales staff. According to a press release, …

New build Ferretti 920 delivered

M/Y L’Opera, the 10th hull in the Ferretti 920 series, was sold by Camper & Nicholsons broker Gaston Lees-Buckley and has been delivered to repeat and …

Sirena Yachts launches its largest yacht

Turkish yard Sirena Yachts recently launched the Sirena 88, which at 88 feet (26.8m) is its largest yacht to date. Equipped with twin 1,550-hp Man engines and …

Latest in the brokerage fleet: D-Fence sold; Perla listed

Yachts sold M/Y D-Fence, a 107-foot (32.6m) President built in 2008, sold by Denison broker Will Noftsinger. Asking price was just under $3.5 million. M/Y …

Latest in the charter fleet: April joins NJ

News in the charter fleet M/Y April, a 172-foot (52.3m) Amels launched in 2010, available for summer charter in the western Med through Northrop & Johnson. …

Benetti’s largest yacht sets sail

Benetti’s 354-foot (108m) yacht FB275 left the shipyard in Livorno on July 26. It’s the largest yacht ever built by Benetti, and the first of the yard’s …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Balista, Praxis sell; Solo, Maybe listed

Yachts sold M/Y Balista, a 153-foot (47m) Cantieri di Pisa launched in 2013, sold by Merle Wood & Associates broker John Jacobi, who represented the …

Benetti delivers three

Benetti has delivered three Class category yachts from its Viareggio shipyard: M/Y Big Five, a Mediterraneo 116; M/Y Aslan, the seventh Delfino 95 unit, BD107; …

MarineMax sells two Ocean Alexanders

MarineMax Yacht broker James Corts recently sold two Ocean Alexander yachts of more than 80 feet to clients who are both new to Ocean Alexander. One of the …

New OTAM 85 GTS delivered

Italian boat builder OTAM has announced that its “one off” OTAM 85 GTS fast cruiser has been delivered to its owner and will debut at the Cannes Yachting …

Editor’s Picks

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 …

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

Yacht Moatize hits dock in Cairns

By Dorie Cox Capts. Brian and Sue Mitchell looked up from their dinner at a marina restaurant in Cairns in Queensland, Australia, to …

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Deeper water to allow for larger yachts at Fort Lauderdale marina

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Scoop by scoop, an excavator on a floating barge dug from the Intracoastal Waterway bed at Sunrise Harbor …

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