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Lürssen launches 95m Madsummer

Lürssen’s Project Fiji was launched at a March 19 ceremony, during which the megayacht was christened Madsummer. The American owner of the 311.6-foot (95m) …

NJ welcomes Whit Kirtland

Veteran yacht broker Whit Kirtland has joined Northrop & Johnson as a sales broker in its Fort Lauderdale office. Kirtland is a third-generation maritime …

News in the charter fleet: Rarity, Steel with Hill Robinson

M/Y Rarity, a 180-foot (55m) Rossinavi built in 2008, available for summer charter in the Mediterranean through Hill Robinson. M/Y Steel, a 180-foot (55m) ice …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Three Forks sells; T6, Balaju listed

Yachts sold M/Y Three Forks, a 161-foot (49m) Christensen launched in 2009, sold by Fraser broker Josh Gulbranson, who represented the seller, and IYC broker …

Benetti delivers Eurus, Good Day

Benetti has announced the Feb. 28 delivery of Eurus, the fourth unit of the Delfino 95 line, and Good Day, the fourth unit of the Mediterraneo 116 line. Both …

David Walter Yachts partners with Italia Yachts USA

Italia Yachts, a Venezia, Italy-based builder of sailing yachts, has announced a new partnership with David Walter Yachts to represent Italia Yachts throughout …

First Benetti Diamond 145 sold

Benetti has sold the first of its Diamond 145 line, a 44m displacement yacht first presented during the Cannes Yachting Festival in September. BP001 is being …

News in the brokerage fleet: Atlas sells; Mizu, Qing listed

Yachts sold M/Y Atlas, a 167-foot (51m) Codecasa launched in 2011, sold by Camper & Nicholsons broker Arne Ploch, with the buyer introduced by Burgess. …

Skip Morris rejoins Merle Wood & Associates

Skip Morris has rejoined Merle Wood & Associates as a yacht broker based in Fort Lauderdale, the company recently announced. Morris previously worked at …

Horizon Yachts opens Lauderdale office

Horizon Yachts opened an office in Fort Lauderdale in February. The Palm Beach-based yacht builder said the new office, located at the Hall of Fame Marina, …

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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. …

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: Effort in captain-owner interview pays off

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller As is the case with owners of yachts, I have found it difficult to describe an average captain of a …

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Ocean plastic removal program gets grant

Photos by Lockhart Maclean Fort Lauderdale-based Mission Resolve Foundation has gifted Ocean Voyages Institute $25,000 as a challenge …

MarineMax acquires NJ

MarineMax acquires NJ

Clearwater, Florida-based MarineMax has acquired Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage firm Northrop & Johnson, a 71-year-old company that …

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