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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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Bob Hewes Boats Celebrates 90 Years

Bob Hewes Boats

The 90th anniversary celebration of Bob Hewes Boats is more than the story of a four-generation family business. Instead, it chronicles the history of the South Florida boating industry through the achievements of a North Miami, Florida-based enterprising dynasty that …

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Food Yacht Takes To The Seas

Food Yacht: Chef Lindemann, owner of Food Yacht, preparing lunch. Photo courtesy of Food Yacht

“People have been trying on and off the concept of selling food afloat in this area. It’s a tough business. You need to put a lot of skills together – mechanic, electrician, business person, sailor and chef.” There’s nothing better …

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Whitewater Boats

Whitewater Boats: Photo Courtesy of Whitewater Boats

Just off I-95 in North Miami a boat builder has been quietly building some of the most coveted center console fishing and diving boats for over three decades. Whitewater Boat Corporation has developed a reputation among fishermen, divers and charter …

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South Florida News: Miami Boat Show By the Numbers

Miami Boat Show By the Numbers

Miami Boat Show by the Numbers Miami — The 2016 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® celebrated its 75th anniversary at its new home at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, Presidents Day Weekend. With 100,279 attendees, up by …

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South Florida News: Taco Marine Innovation Award

Taco Marine Innovation Award

Taco® Marine Innovation Award MIAMI – The new Taco® Marine Carbon Fiber Outrigger Poles won the Product Innovation Award in the Fishing Equipment, Gear & Tackle category at the 2016 Progressive® Miami International Boat Show. The award was presented during …

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Captain Bouncer Makes Lifelong Smiles

Captain Bouncer Makes Lifelong Smiles: Bouncer'sDusky 33. Captain Bouncer’s pride and joy. Photo courtesy of Captain Bouncer Smith

South Florida is truly a world class fishing destination with a plethora of charter captains available who can get you hooked up with a wide variety of exciting fish. Any of these captains can create a memorable fishing excursion but …

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South Florida News: Miami Boat Show A Go

The Miami Boat Show is a Go as Planned MIAMI – On December 15, 2015, the Miami-Dade County Commission voted 8 – 1 to approve some of the final permitting necessary for the Miami International Boat Show in February at …

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South Florida News

SOUTH FLORIDA NEWS: 330 Outage. Courtesy of Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler Receives Lou Fifer Award Boston Whaler received the VMA 2015 Lou Fifer Manufacturer of the Year Award presented at the 35th Anniversary Awards Banquet in December. The Lou Fifer award, named after VMA’s founding executive director in 2009, …

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Columbus Day Regatta

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A regatta that commemorates a small boat cruise in 1492 is not only one of the longest continually held sporting events in South Florida, but one that has made its mark on the local sailing scene as has its namesake on …

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Wednesday Night Racing on Biscayne Bay

Photo by Terry Boram

The Flying Scot fleet has been sailing the waters of Biscayne Bay for over 20 years.  Many of the boats come out of the Coconut Grove Sailing Club which now keeps 15 Scots. Flying Scot Fleet Captain Bud Price said, …

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