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Sunseeker launches largest yacht

Sunseeker launched its largest yacht, a tri-deck 155 in Poole, UK. Commissioned by Formula 1’s Eddie Jordan, the first 155 Yacht underwent sea trials …

2014 ShowBoats Design Awards

The 18 winners of the 2014 ShowBoats Design Awards were announced in late February in Austria. The winners are: For exterior design and styling, sailing …

AkzoNobel doubles capacity in China

AkzoNobel has doubled production capacity for packaging coatings with expansion of its industrial site near Shanghai in China. The addition of production lines …

Azimut Benetti training centers on management

Azimut Benetti Group’s yachtmaster event this year centered on megayacht management for captains. The 14th annual event for captains of Azimut Benetti …

Hodgdon infuses carbon-fiber hull

Maine-based Hodgdon Yachts announced the successful infusion of a 100-foot carbon fiber hull mold. The company said the mold to be used for a pre-preg carbon …

MYBA updates charter contract

The MYBA Charter Agreement, an industry standard for luxury yacht charters, was recently revised to include language that clarifies events preceding an …

Penny Mae takes on voluntary MLC compliance with help from Fairport

M/Y Penny Mae has become the first Marshall Islands flagged yacht less than 500 tons to become MLC 2006 certified.   All commercial ships and charter yachts …

New and brokerage yachts move

Moran Yacht & Ship has sold the 288-foot (88m) Lurssen M/Y Quattroelle. Now to its central agency listings for sale is the 102-foot (31m) M/Y Muse by Cerri …

New owner for Sea Tow in lower NY

Capt. Jack Schachner has assumed ownership of the Sea Tow Lower New York location, serving the boating areas of lower New York and Long Island, including the …

Trinity builder expands into port

Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, a manufacturer of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, has …

Editor’s Picks

Yacht crew strum some love back home to South Africa

Yacht crew strum some love back home to South Africa

By Lucy Chabot Reed Not even a global pandemic can keep yacht crew creativity sequestered. The captain and chief engineer of M/Y My …

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

Crew use COVID downtime to make a difference

By Lucy Chabot Reed Yacht crew all over the world have found interesting and creative ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 …

Owner’s View: Not the recommended procedure for captain, crew career in yachting

Owner’s View: Not the recommended procedure for captain, crew career in yachting

Owner’s View: by Melvyn Miller Decades ago, I was berthed in Cape May, New Jersey, next to a flush-deck motoryacht run by a mature …

FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

FLIBS19: Show’s economic impact jumps 50 percent

The 60th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2019, generated $1.3 billion in economic impact in the state …

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