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Inmarsat offers half off voice calls

Maritime satellite service provider Inmarsat now offers a 50% discount for voice calling services until the end of June. The discount is available to Inmarsat …

Longtime president of yacht yard Merrill-Stevens dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed An icon of the South Florida shipyard and brokerage industry died on Sunday, April 5. Fred Kirtland, previously president and general …

Rhode Island sets guidelines for recreational vessels

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has established the following guidelines for accessing and using private vessels in its state: …

Brokers expect yachting to bounce back quickly

By Lucy Chabot Reed Expect the yachting industry to bounce back quickly when the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are lifted, according to a panel discussion …

Latest in the brokerage fleet: New Sunreef sells; Germania Nova listed

Yachts sold 100 Sunreef Power, a 94-foot (28.6m) motor yacht new build commission, has been sold by Polish yard Sunreef Yachts.  M/Y Temptation, an 82.5-foot …

Special e3 services offered during pandemic

UPDATE E3 has offered more new and discounted services during the pandemic, including VSAT service for the U.S. and Caribbean at 4G prices, free file sharing, …

IYC hires Matthew Stone as broker

Matthew Stone has joined IYC as a broker based out of the Fort Lauderdale office. A native of South Florida, Stone made the transition from yacht captain to …

Crew Eye: Captain at work underwater

Capt. Kevin Davidson went deep to film and photograph hammerhead sharks off Bimini in the Bahamas in February. His job was to take still photos to add to …

NOAA report: much of U.S. waters still unmapped

NOAA has released its first report — “Unmapped U.S. Waters” — on the progress made so far in mapping U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes …

Porto Montenegro offers virtual marina reception

Porto Montenegro has implemented virtual marina reception to provide clients with the option to have face-to-face communication with the marina’s team while …

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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 …

RPM Diesel owner dies

RPM Diesel owner dies

By Lucy Chabot Reed Joe Rubano, owner of Fort Lauderdale-based RPM Diesel Engine Co. and Diesel Services of America, died at his home …

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

Living with a sub: A yacht captain’s reflections as a sub pilot

By Lucy Chabot Reed Capt. Les Annan didn’t think his musings about working and living with a submarine would generate much interest. …

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

M/Y Vanish, a Sunseeker thought to be about 65 feet, caught fire and was destroyed today at Valentines Marina on Harbour Island in the …

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