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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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Waterway dredging underway in Palm Beach, more on schedule

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Every season Capts. Donald and Natalie Hannon navigate segments of the 1,100-mile Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway from Virginia to Florida. The combination of natural inland waterways and dredged channels allows yacht…

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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

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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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Miami megayacht marina Deep Harbour officially opens

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The skyline of Miami and M/Y What a Country provided the backdrop for the official opening of Deep Harbour, the marina section of Island Garden on Watson Island this afternoon, Jan.…

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Brokerage show to remain in Miami Beach with new name

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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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