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Joystick drives need maintenance, too

By Lucy Chabot Reed Operational issues with electronic power steering (EPS) systems — also known as joystick systems — usually boil down to two …

Blue Water launches portable watermaker

Southern California-based Blue Water Desalination (BWD) has unveiled the ClearMate Mobile (CM2) portable dock water filtration system. The CM2 mobile series, …

Furuno teams up with SiriusXM on NavNet receiver

Furuno’s new BBWX4 fourth-generation Sirius XM Marine Weather Receiver provides live, up-to-date weather information and forecasting across the U.S. and …

New eSAT service for Kymeta panel

Palma-based communications company e3 Systems has developed a new VSAT service in conjunction with Media Broadcast Satellite GmbH for the Kymeta flat panel, …

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 …

U.S. Virgin Islands gets new CBP port director

Todd Bellew has been appointed U.S. Customs and Border Protection port director for the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to a recent agency news release. Bellew, …

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 …

‘New’ dockmaster at Marina Bay

Tara Dirato has returned to Marina Bay Marina Resort in Fort Lauderdale as operations manager and dockmaster. She was marina manager when long-time dockmaster …

RMK’s Miami yard adds electronics division

RMK Merrill-Stevens has announced plans to add an electronic systems division at its Miami shipyard, and has hired electronic systems integrator David Gratton …

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M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics …

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Fort Lauderdale-based provisioning company National Marine Suppliers has released a statement warning crew that COVID-19 tests found …

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer's Angle: by JD Anson The world has awakened to a new day, a new normal. Worldwide pandemic is now a real thing, and it calls …

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest …

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