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What they don’t teach you: How to get a payout that matches your value

What they don’t teach you: How to get a payout that matches your value

Becoming a better SEA contract negotiator helps you receive the pay that matches the value you bring.

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Mastering the CV

Mastering the CV

Making sure your CV and resume stand out is crucial for securing your dream job.

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Zero to Hero in Two Weeks: How to find success in RYA’s crash courses

Zero to Hero in Two Weeks: How to find success in RYA’s crash courses

The RYA Yachtmaster program’s crash courses can help crew, but the two-week courses still require hard work.

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Unfathomable Fun: Adding submersibles to the toy box

Unfathomable Fun: Adding submersibles to the toy box

Yachts continue to add new thrilling and unique gadgets to their toy boxes, including the latest, submersibles.

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Tenders blazing new trails

Tenders blazing new trails

Sailing through uncharted waters is risky, but new technology is now allowing tenders to scout safe passageways and beam hi-res seafloor images back to the bridge in real time.

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Lean Green Machines

Lean Green Machines

Toys are crucial to making charters exciting, but they’re not always the most eco-friendly. These innovative toys are offering new eco-friendly ways to play.

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Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

As the yachting industry continues to get greener, tenders are becoming more eco-friendly. Here are a few examples of how boatbuilders are working hard to bridge the gap between performance and ocean preservation.

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SoFlo SCUBA: Reefs, wrecks and technical dream dives

SoFlo SCUBA: Reefs, wrecks and technical dream dives

South Florida’s diving scene is sizzling hot, with sites for every level, including beautiful reefs, natural and man-made wrecks, and a slew of technical diving opportunities.

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Trends in diving technology

Trends in diving technology

Depth gauges, bottom timers, and air tables are no longer the tools of the trade. Here’s a look at the latest in dive computer technology.

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Divemasters in demand

Divemasters in demand

With dive charters becoming increasingly popular, crew members are seeing the benefits of continued training and additional certifications, including that of divemaster.

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Russian-owned yachts stuck in muddied legal waters

Russian-owned yachts stuck in muddied legal waters

What can and will happen to oligarch-owned vessels is open to interpretation and likely to have far-reaching consequences.

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Other News

Two men charged with sanctions evasion in relation to 78m Russian-owned superyacht Tango

Richard Masters and Vladislav Osipov are charged with conspiracy to defraud and commit offenses against the United States through money laundering and violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA).

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Yachtneeds redirects website, removes app

Yachtneeds has regrouped as a marketplace for crew, allowing sellers to market directly to captains and crew.

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Passenger killed by rogue wave on Viking cruise ship while sailing The Drake Passage

The 665-foot long Viking Polaris was hit by a rogue wave while sailing The Drake Passage, killing a passenger and injuring four more.

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Fire destroys several buildings on Mystic Waterfront at Seaport Marina

The cause of the fire is still under investigation after it destroyed several warehouses and a private home.

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Russian yacht seized by court in Barcelona

A Spanish court has ordered the seizure of M/Y Meridian A due to unpaid shipyard bills.

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Broward Marine yachts make history in South Florida

An installation ceremony is scheduled for a State Florida Heritage Site marker to be installed at Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center to honor the birthplace of the modern marine industry — and the pioneers at its heart — in Broward County and Fort Lauderdale.

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Russian superyachts protected from sanctions in Turkey

Analysis from the Times has found at least 13 yachts in Turkey linked to sanctions, finding safety in the country’s first “mega-yacht-only marina.”

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Charter yacht catches fire in Miami

A charter yacht in Miami caught fire on Friday, Oct. 28.

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Hamilton Marine International Names CEO for U.S. division

David Ross has been named CEO of Hamilton Marine International's new U.S. division. A veteran in the yacht...

New webinars target marine technician trainers

The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference offers a subscription-based monthly webinar series for the education and training of future...

JMS Yachting opens yacht management office in U.S. 

JMS Yachting has opened an office in the U.S with an industry veteran at the helm. Rick Thomas, founder...

Crew training at USVI Charter show

An opportunity for captains, mates, chefs, and deck crew, to get a certificate of excellence is available in a new...

British Admiralty to phase out paper charts

British Admiralty paper navigational charts have been vital to commercial and recreational vessels for more than 200 years. But changes...

Quick-thinking crew tackle fire in marina office

Deckhand Joshua Hageman was working on board the 194-foot (59m) M/Y Imagine while docked at the Marigot Bay...

Hurricane relief collection at Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour

We’ve partnered with Professional Women in Yachting to collect financial contributions and donation items for Hurricane Ian relief at our Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour event.

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KEEPIN’ IT FRESH

Storage tips to extend the shelf life of veggies, berries and edible flowers.

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