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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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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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MarineMax expands into luxury yacht management, crew placement, charter

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MarineMax announced on March 18 that they are expanding into yacht management, crew placement and charter of luxury megayachts. The nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer headquartered in Clearwater,…

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Six-pack exemption means boon to USVI economy

The imminent signing of a bill into law by U.S. President Barack Obama will put an end to the restrictive “six pack” rule that has dealt an estimated $2 billion…

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