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Motion in the Ocean: Swimming Around Key West

  The Swim Around Key West sponsored by Florida Keys Community College is a 12.5-mile journey that attracts solo and team swimmers to repeatedly reach-pull, reach-pull and flutter kick their way around the southernmost island. The FKCC Swim Around Key West …

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Sailorman Moves Five Blocks South

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Sailorman, the landmark marine equipment store formerly on State Road 84 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has moved five blocks south to a new location at 3000 South Andrews Avenue. “When my father was ready to retire, he decided to sell …

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Buying a Yacht in Fort Lauderdale Just Got Easier

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Want to purchase up-market liquor, tobacco and perfumes duty-free in South Florida? No problem. Just head to stores which do just this at locations like the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Want to buy a foreign-flagged yacht in this city nicknamed …

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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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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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Fraser Yachts Celebrates 70th Anniversary

  What started from one man’s passion for sailing and selling is now a leading global superyacht brokerage. Fraser Yachts, founded by namesake David Fraser in Newport Beach, California, in 1947, celebrates not only its Platinum anniversary this year, but …

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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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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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Island Global Yachting Expand Florida Portfolio

Island Global Yachting Marinas has expanded its Florida marina portfolio with the addition of One Island Park located on Miami Beach’s Terminal Island. The new location marks a company milestone, as this is the first time IGY will offer its award-winning services and quality to …

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