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Newport Charter Yacht Show Moving to Newport Shipyard

The annual Newport Charter Yacht Show has new owners, and a new home. Starting this June, the event will be hosted at Newport Shipyard. The charter show was long a broker-only event. While the industry focus remained in recent years, the now-previous organizers, Newport Exhibition Group, welcomed charter guests accompanied by brokers. The Newport Charter Continue reading

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SeaKeeper Award Granted to Fabien Cousteau

Jean-Michel Cousteau and Fabien Cousteau are, of course, famed members of the equally famed Cousteau family. But, first and foremost, they are father and son. And the father (background, at left in the photo) surprised his son (center) at the annual International SeaKeepers Society Bal de la Mer last week. Jean-Michel Cousteau presented him with Continue reading

Live Tweeting From #FLIBS2015

Today is opening day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, now in is 56th year, and still nicknamed FLIBS. It’s the second significant show of the year for the superyacht set (though unlike the Monaco show, it also showcases boats of every size and shape). With the American economy improving more than that of Continue reading