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Triton Survey: Captains prefer control, offer tips for successful refits

As the inaugural Refit International Exhibition & Conference prepares to kick off in late January, we thought yacht captains might have something to say about the process, so we asked.…

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Commodore: Cuba needs to prepare for megayachts

If megayachts gearing up to visit Cuba want to travel in luxury, they should plan to bring it with them, said Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich, commodore of the Hemingway International…

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Brokerage show to remain in Miami Beach with new name

Several changes are in the works for two annual boat shows that take place February 11-15 in South Florida. One has been renamed, the other is preparing a new location.…

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Yacht boats and brokers in the news for November

Boats and Brokers news for November Recently sold M/Y Golden Compass, a 150-foot (45.7m) Picchiotti, by Philip Bell of Northrop & Johnson M/Y Galatea, a 131-foot (40m) Heesen launched in…

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Charter yacht fleet changing as owners make choices

A few developments in the charter market recently have triggered concerns and conversations about its future, chiefly an apparent trend of yacht owners to remove their vessels from commercial registration…

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Captains and crew don their pajamas for the National Marine party

It was nightie night at National Marine Suppliers’ annual customer appreciation party. From fuzzy slippers, comfy robes and p.j.s to negligee, captains and crew dressed the part for the Breast…

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42m yacht runs aground in Bahamas this morning

M/Y Unforgettable, a 42m Royal Denship, hit the rocks leaving the harbor at Albany Marina on New Providence Island in the Bahamas this morning. “The yacht ran aground leaving Albany…

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Goodbye domes, hello more data

Matt Gerken of e3 Systems said his job is to make observations about captains and crew when he visits yachts while his colleagues are analyzing technology systems onboard. “I’m looking…

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Yacht crew dress the part for opening day at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Dressed and on deck, crew took a brief break to pose on opening day of the 56th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. PHOTOS by TOM SERIO Click to see…

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Yacht crews’ remote help is recognized worldwide

The crews from M/Y Dragonfly and M/Y Umbra were honored Wednesday night with the International Superyacht Society’s Distinguished Crew Award for their efforts to help people devastated by Cyclone Pam…

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