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New Year, New Regulations

New Year, New Regulations

As the New Year comes along, so does a new set of requirements issued by various regulatory bodies. All yachts, including private, limited charter, and commercial, will see several new rules enter into force.

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MYBA Chef/Stew competitions will be wild!

MYBA Chef/Stew competitions will be wild!

Register now for the Superyacht Chefs Competition at the 33rd MYBA Charter Show in 2023! The theme for this year’s competition is “sustainability.”

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Ian Stewart, engineer and yacht supply sales specialist, remembered fondly

Ian Stewart, engineer and yacht supply sales specialist, remembered fondly

Engineer and yachting supplies sales specialist Ian Stewart passed away in Fort Lauderdale at the end of October. He was 55.

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The Bottom of the World

The Bottom of the World

A trip to Antartica brings breathtaking beauty and teeming wildlife, but also challenging seas. Capt. Grant Maughan details how to sail to the bottom of the world.

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Northwest Passage on your bucket list?

Northwest Passage on your bucket list?

Chief Officer Rob MacDonell of M/Y Blue Moon offers a rundown on how to prepare for the Northwest passage based on his experience as a passagemaker.

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Unfathomable Fun: Adding submersibles to the toy box

Unfathomable Fun: Adding submersibles to the toy box

Yachts continue to add new thrilling and unique gadgets to their toy boxes, including the latest, submersibles.

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Tenders blazing new trails

Tenders blazing new trails

Sailing through uncharted waters is risky, but new technology is now allowing tenders to scout safe passageways and beam hi-res seafloor images back to the bridge in real time.

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Lean Green Machines

Lean Green Machines

Toys are crucial to making charters exciting, but they’re not always the most eco-friendly. These innovative toys are offering new eco-friendly ways to play.

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Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

Performance + Preservation = Win2 for Tenders

As the yachting industry continues to get greener, tenders are becoming more eco-friendly. Here are a few examples of how boatbuilders are working hard to bridge the gap between performance and ocean preservation.

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Triton announces YATCO partnership

Triton announces YATCO partnership

If you like Triton now, you will love our future!! Get ready for a more progressive, more on-trend, and more personalized Triton experience — powered by our new partnership with YATCO.

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Keeping expectations in check

Keeping expectations in check

Making sure nothing is forgotten or missed and training new stews are two reasons checklist cards are vital to a well-run interior team.

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Tips for Temps: Filling in like a pro

Tips for Temps: Filling in like a pro

Find yourself joining a yacht program that’s already underway? Here’s how to show you’re a pro.

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‘The Ghost of Bahia Mar Past’

‘The Ghost of Bahia Mar Past’

Did you know that Bahia Mar was once where a boat captain was hanged? It was the only hanging ever conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as the only legal hanging that ever happened in Broward County.

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Silver Service Protocols: There’s more to master than just table décor

Silver Service Protocols: There’s more to master than just table décor

Working a formal meal service is an important task for every charter. Here are the details you need to become a master at meal service.

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Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

Bahamas now offers four flag options for yachts

The island nation of the Bahamas joins the field of international standards for yacht safety and registration. The Bahamas Maritime Authority has relaunched its mega yacht division, becoming a flag option.

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Other News

Fire destroys several buildings on Mystic Waterfront at Seaport Marina

The cause of the fire is still under investigation after it destroyed several warehouses and a private home.

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Russian yacht seized by court in Barcelona

A Spanish court has ordered the seizure of M/Y Meridian A due to unpaid shipyard bills.

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Broward Marine yachts make history in South Florida

An installation ceremony is scheduled for a State Florida Heritage Site marker to be installed at Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center to honor the birthplace of the modern marine industry — and the pioneers at its heart — in Broward County and Fort Lauderdale.

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Russian superyachts protected from sanctions in Turkey

Analysis from the Times has found at least 13 yachts in Turkey linked to sanctions, finding safety in the country’s first “mega-yacht-only marina.”

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Charter yacht catches fire in Miami

A charter yacht in Miami caught fire on Friday, Oct. 28.

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Hamilton Marine International Names CEO for U.S. division

David Ross has been named CEO of Hamilton Marine International's new U.S. division. A veteran in the yacht...

New webinars target marine technician trainers

The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference offers a subscription-based monthly webinar series for the education and training of future...

JMS Yachting opens yacht management office in U.S. 

JMS Yachting has opened an office in the U.S with an industry veteran at the helm. Rick Thomas, founder...

Crew training at USVI Charter show

An opportunity for captains, mates, chefs, and deck crew, to get a certificate of excellence is available in a new...

British Admiralty to phase out paper charts

British Admiralty paper navigational charts have been vital to commercial and recreational vessels for more than 200 years. But changes...

Quick-thinking crew tackle fire in marina office

Deckhand Joshua Hageman was working on board the 194-foot (59m) M/Y Imagine while docked at the Marigot Bay...

Hurricane relief collection at Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour

We’ve partnered with Professional Women in Yachting to collect financial contributions and donation items for Hurricane Ian relief at our Captains & Cocktails Happy Hour event.

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KEEPIN’ IT FRESH

Storage tips to extend the shelf life of veggies, berries and edible flowers.

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The Towel & Tube Tone Up

These simple moves will help keep you fit for daily tasks on board.

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Get a Doctor — STAT!

New medical platform transmits vital data in real time, no matter how remote the yacht’s location.

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GPS week number rollover

Furuno units may need an update or replacement after this phenomenon that happens every 19.6 years.

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3G network shutdowns could affect your yacht

Currently there are an estimated 5 million IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (machine to machine) devices working on the 3G network, which is shutting down this year. Could this be a problem for yachts?

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Check the Rules Before the Refit

Modifications that don’t account for regulations can be disastrous on budget, time, future use and resale value.

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Engineer Tries to Sink Yacht Lady Anastasia

Story first reported by the Majorca Daily Bulletin: https://www.majorcadailybulletin.com/news/local/2022/02/27/97863/ukrainian-arrested...

KICKER® Marine Audio Renews Sponsorship with Pro Angler Scott Martin

KICKER powers Martin’s soundtrack for the Bassmaster Elite Tour and the Scott Martin Challenge TV Show FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...


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