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Behind the scenes: Derecktor

Three best friends who have worked collectively for almost a century at Derecktor Shipyard in Dania Beach, Florida chatted with The Triton during their lunch …

Monaco-based chat app founder visits Yachts Miami Beach in person

Monaco-based YachtNeeds co-founder Tony Stout was receiving so many downloads of his latest app YachtChat from crew based in Florida, he decided to book a …

New YachtChat app aims to connect crew with jobs and each other

If there is an orange outline around the crew member’s avatar, they’re for hire. That’s how the app YachtChat works. The crew job finder and connector …

Future of vessel power starts at 100 percent with hybrid technology

During last month’s Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo, Derecktor Shipyards announced that after building a 65-foot research catamaran, the company had …

M/Y Penny Mae becomes lab for plankton research

  M/Y Penny Mae carried along six scientists on its end-of-season repositioning from New York to West Palm Beach, picking up sea critters and lots of …

Electric and hybrid industry makes way into yachting

More than two hundred attendees listened to introductory talks during the first day of the Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo. The conference runs three …

NV Charts updates Cuba series

NV Charts, a Dutch provider of charting products for navigation, has released updated all four Cuba chart sets. NV Charts’ four regions 10.1 through 10.4 …

Thermal imaging a better solution for inspecting G10 laminates

By Charles J. Hazouri Thermal imaging is the use of special camera-like devices that measure thermal patterns and temperatures across the surface of an object. …

CYBA’s Going Green to Save the Blue campaign targets plastic water bottles

The reduced use of plastic water bottles on charter yachts is the sole focus of this year’s Caribbean Yacht Brokers Association’s (CYBA) four-year-old …

Goodbye domes, hello more data

Matt Gerken of e3 Systems said his job is to make observations about captains and crew when he visits yachts while his colleagues are analyzing technology …

Editor’s Picks

The Yachtie Glow: Control social media, or be controlled by it

The Yachtie Glow: Control social media, or be controlled by it

The Yachtie Glow: by Stew Angela Orecchio There is nothing inherently wrong with social media; it can be an excellent tool for checking …

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

UPDATE By Dorie Cox When Microsoft co-founder and yacht owner Paul Allen died on Oct. 15, he left a legacy for the yacht industry, …

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

Seventeen yacht crew members were honored during Acrew’s inaugural Crew Awards in mid-October. The winners are: Engineer & ETO: …

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …