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Inflatable Boat Pro Opens Second Location

There’s a new locale in town to see ZAR Formenti Boats and ZAR Mini RIBs up close and personal. Earlier this fall, Inflatable Boat Pro announced the opening of its North American flagship store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to display …

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Hurricane Irma Spared Florida Bay

Photo by Jill Zima Borski

Hurricane Irma largely spared Florida Bay, according to Audubon Everglades Science Center staff in Islamorada, Florida Keys. After the category four storm surged through the Florida Keys Sept. 10, South Florida residents, fishing captains and scientists were nervous about how …

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Bermuda: A Photo Journal

3. Photo by Kathy Bohanan Enzerink

Shaped like a fish hook, the islands of Bermuda are surrounded by turquoise waters with pink sand beaches. Traveling the string of seven islets connected by bridges on narrow roads, viewers are rewarded with lush foliage, fragrant bougainvillea, small farms, …

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The Beast Has Arrived at Lauderdale Marine Center

  Bigger is better at the Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC). In August, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based largest yacht repair facility in the U.S. welcomed a massive five stories tall, 47-foot wide travel lift, aptly nicknamed ‘The Beast’. This green-colored machine …

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Nautical Refresh for Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach

  There’s a new nautical vibe at the iconic Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach, a DoubleTree by Hilton, located between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Home of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the refresh of this 296-room …

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Recent Renovations at Port St. Pete

Port St. Pete, one of the newest superyacht marinas in Florida and the only one of its kind on the state’s Gulf Coast, now combines the best of land and sea. “The recent $5 million renovation of Port St. Pete …

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‘Bloodline’ Sites in the Keys Attract Visitors

Photo by Jill Zima Borski

Location scouts surely had a field day in the Florida Keys sightseeing and frequenting bars and restaurants while finding suitable filming locations for Bloodline, the wildly successful Netflix series that filmed three seasons in the Upper Keys. From scenic beaches, …

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New Face at Pursuit Boats

A Miami native and MBA graduate of the city’s Florida International University is expanding his horizons in the marine industry. Les Ares, who has eleven years of sales and marketing experience in the boating industry, most recently as vice president …

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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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Superyacht Insurance Group Turns 15

  She started selling insurance with no marketing budget, $10 worth of business cards and a door-to-door approach back in 2002. Today, Maria Karlsson, president and broker, not only celebrates the 15th anniversary of her successful company, the Fort Lauderdale, …

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Sailorman Moves Five Blocks South

Image courtesy of Sailorman

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

Courtesy of Lauderdale Marine Center

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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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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