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Lionheart Wins the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta

Lionheart, winner of the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta. Photo: ACEA 2017 / Boat International Media

  Overall victory in the highly competitive fleet of six J Class yachts earned the crew of Lionheart the top prize at the second America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta, hosted by Boat International Media. The record sized J Class fleet, racing in association with the …

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Thunderbolt Marine Expands

  Thunderbolt Marina, a full-service yacht repair and refit facility located on the Wilmington River, near Savannah, Georgia, has expanded. Over 1,000-feet of additional dock space was installed at the marina and 400 feet of rail added to the property …

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New Marine Technology Program at Warner University

  The marine industry is in dire need of well qualified technicians. A new Marine Technology program offered by the Orlando, Florida-based Institute of Marine Technology in partnership with Warner University is poised to fill this need by preparing individuals …

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Pursuit Boats Pursuing Larger Manufacturing Facility

Construction should be completed in August for a new building at the Pursuit Boats facilities in Fort Pierce, Florida, timing that coincides with the beginning of the 2018 model year debuts. The increased pace of recent product introductions has led …

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Florida Keys Municipal Feature Bountiful Amenities

  Municipal marinas in the Florida Keys boast plentiful amenities and prime locations. Two are like country clubs in terms of their offerings. Special events with live music and arts and crafts often are held on the adjacent community park …

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Ladies Fish-Off Set for June 1-4, 2017

  Over 200 lady anglers are expected to compete in the 32nd Annual Ladies Fish-Off, where weigh-in will take place between 3-5 pm on Saturday June 3 at the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina in Pompano Beach, Florida. “The other …

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Undersea Research Ongoing in the Florida Keys

An aquanaut recently shared her eight-day underwater experience with an audience at the monthly Immerse Yourself lecture at the History of Diving Museum in Islamorada. Dawn Kernagis, who was inducted into the Women’s Diving Hall of Fame in 2016, is …

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New Stuart Location for Boat Owners Warehouse

There’s no need for those in Stuart to have to drive nearly an hour south to Riviera Beach to shop in a Boat Owners Warehouse store. On April 12th, the marine retailer opened its fourth and northernmost location. The 7,200-square-foot …

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Haulover Marine Center Opens

The largest dry storage facility in South Florida, Haulover Marine Center, celebrated its grand opening and dedication last month. Officials from Westrec Marinas and Miami-Dade County Parks figuratively cut the ribbon on the facility following a $25 million renovation project. …

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Waterway Cleanup Nets 40 Tons of Trash

Waterway Cleanup

It wasn’t rubies that marked the celebration of the 40th Anniversary Broward County Waterway Cleanup. Instead, it was 40 tons of rubbish! Nearly 2,000 volunteers, ranging in age from 7 to 91, collected this mass of trash, including shopping carts, …

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