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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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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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