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Crew Eye: Detail is the name of the game for yacht chefs

Crew Eye: Photos by Stuart Pearce Chef competitions highlight the intricate details of the work of top-tier yacht chefs for the public to see. Pictured with their winning dishes are…

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Culinary Waves: Travel with your own tools

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth LawtonJohnson I have been on Spartan charter trips when a guest wanted a cake and I didn’t have a basic cake pan – much…

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Sea Sick: Allergic reactions call for quick response; Do you know what to do?

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray Previously, I have written about anaphylaxis and using epinephrine auto-injectors, commonly known by the brand name EpiPen. Today, I would like you to take a…

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Veteran of Hatteras, Jarrett Bay, Bluewater, Jan Byers Boone dies

A veteran in the yacht industry, Jan Byers Boone died of colon cancer on May 29. She was 57. Ms. Boone began in the industry in marketing and sales at…

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Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald One of the biggest expenditures during a week-long or 10-day charter is the caviar and lobsters. And one of the biggest annoyances – and…

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Crew’s Mess: Guava Duff

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler I have been running yachts throughout the Bahamas for over 35 years. When it comes to regional cuisine, there is nothing better than pigeon…

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Friends, bosses remember Capt. Rob Fregeolle

By Dorie Cox Capt. Robert Byron Fregeolle died May 26 in a motorcycle accident in Fort Lauderdale. He was 32. Originally from Maine, Capt. Fregeolle started his career in yachting…

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Taking the Helm: Better leadership relies on forging better habits

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais Leadership and behavior are the same thing. To change our leadership, we need to change our behavior. This critical point often gets skipped over…

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Rules of the Road: Spike in enclosed-space deaths prompts warning

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake DesVergers Many workplaces contain spaces that are considered to be “confined.” This is because their configurations hinder the activities of employees who must…

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Marine trade group helps create Florida’s first yacht apprenticeship program

The Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is working with the Florida Department of Education and Atlantic Technical College to establish the state’s first registered Yacht Service…

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