FORT LAUDERDALE — The superyacht industry is very focused on attracting the next generation of buyers, but it is not paying enough attention to cultivating the next generation of craftsmen, engineers, marketers and crew to build, maintain, sell and operate the growing fleet of yachts larger than 80 feet.
Enterprise Florida, the state’s economic development agency, is offering grants to Florida marine businesses to exhibit at the USA Pavilion at the March 21-23 Cartagena International Boat Show in Colombia.
Homeowner-boater tensions flare anew as state considers returning regulatory authority to cities
A Commerce, Okla.-based company asked for tax abatement and other financial incentives to move onto the Bertram Yacht property on Merritt Island, Fla., and build 60- to 90-foot Ocean Alexander yachts using vacuum-infusion technology.
A New Orleans federal court judge found BP grossly negligent and chiefly responsible for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill at its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico — the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Uniformity. That’s what many of the 60-odd cruisers who attended a workshop Wednesday night on possible changes to Florida’s anchorage law wanted.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is hosting two workshops this week on proposals to change the state’s anchoring law and give some authority to counties and municipalities to regulate anchoring on their waters.
Responding to one of the worst accidents in memory on Biscayne Bay on the Fourth of July, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced a crackdown on drunken boaters during the Labor Day weekend on and around the bay.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Marine Industry Association of South Florida’s Marine Industry Day was a major success, drawing 2,000 people to Fort Lauderdale’s Esplanade Park in June and setting the stage for an even bigger and better event next year, MIASF executive director Phil Purcell said after a meeting Thursday to evaluate the industry’s first…more
Florida’s Miami-to-Orlando high-speed passenger train hasn’t left the station and marina owner Bill Biggs would like to derail it before it builds up a head of steam.