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Refit18: Yacht owners, representatives balance refit relationship

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By Dorie Cox A yacht refit often begins as the owner’s dream and then grows to a plan that is defined by many factors, including what the yacht needs, what…

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Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

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By Dorie Cox A planned repair of the railroad bridge in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will close navigation to the city’s major shipyards for 12 days in February. Several yards are…

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Pioneer in yacht brokerage and Fraser Yachts, Jane Buffington dies

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By Dorie Cox Jane Buffington, formerly a partner with Fraser Yachts and one of the founders of the International Superyacht Society, died on Nov. 29 from heart congestion complications. She…

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Five days of Ft. Lauderdale boat show bring in $857.3 million

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In five days, last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) generated $508.3 million in sales from show participants, according to a recent study. “That $508.3 million, those are direct…

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No cruising license, no problem

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By Capt. Debora Radtke There is a misconception among many captains, crew and yacht owners that a foreign-flagged vessel cannot cruise in the United States without a valid cruising license. They…

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Gallery: Yachts from Dania Cut to West Palm Beach

Capt. Craig Jones shared the sights from the rail on his trip north on the Intracoastal Waterway from Dania Cut to West Palm Beach, Fla. today. Yachts are getting in…

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Section on south fork of New River to close for construction

UPDATE NOV. 8 The construction work is on schedule for the Mon., Nov. 9 channel re-opening according to Arturo Perez, senior engineer at Pinnacle Consulting Enterprises, Inc. – Consultant for the Florida Department…

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