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Harbour Twenty-Six tries again for covered yacht dockage

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By Dorie Cox Developers will resubmit plans for Harbour Twenty-Six in Fort Lauderdale for yachts up to 155 feet in length. The 26 slips include covered dockage for 120-, 118-…

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Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

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By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure of downtown Ft. Lauderdale’s New River for 12 days…

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Coast Guard authorizes Ft. Lauderdale New River waterway to close for 12 days in February

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Click for Jan. 12, 2017 update. By Dorie Cox The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized the closure of the New River to navigation west of downtown Ft. Lauderdale from Feb.…

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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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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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Business ‘steady as she goes’ under new owners at LMC

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Management and tenants at Lauderdale Marine Center in Ft. Lauderdale report a smooth transition after the July 1 purchase by The Carlyle Group, a global asset manager based in Washington,…

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Carlyle to buy Lauderdale Marine Center; tenants hope for business as usual

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Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) is under contract to be sold to Carlyle U.S. Real Estate Group in a deal expected to close on July 1, according to a source close…

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Former yacht crew come full circle with Ft. Lauderdale food trucks

Ft. Lauderdale has added three food trucks to the riverside near the Andrews Avenue bridge, and all are run by former yacht crew. The trucks — Expresso Coffee’s second location,…

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Arc of electricity leaves yacht dead in water

To hear the captain tell it, his last trip up the New River in Ft. Lauderdale was interesting, puzzling, comical even. But he’s lucky to be alive. We couldn’t describe…

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