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Northrop & Johnson named Scott Carlson and Solenn de Braux as charter brokers.

Carlson has a captain's license and previously delivered boats up and down the Intracoastal Waterway between Miami and New York. He then spent four years working on the megayacht Harle, a Feadship, and upgraded to a 200-ton license during this time. He will be based in Fort Lauderdale.

De Braux joined the yachting industry 11 years ago and worked with Fraser Yachts for five years and Burgess in New York City for six years. She has worked as a crewmember and on the charter and sales side of the business, having been a charter broker for the last eight years. De Braux will be based in France.


Yamaha sponsors Jacksonville show

Yamaha has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show that runs April 13 -15 at Metropolitan Park and Marina in Jacksonville, Fla.

Volvo Penta announces contest

Volvo Penta of the Americas is asking new engine owners to submit stories to its inaugural Boating Dreams contest and will award the winner with a Chevrolet Silverado pickup.

MIASF volunteers collect 32 tons of trash

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida and the Marine Industry Cares Foundation, organizers of the 41st Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup held on March 3, collected 32 tons of trash from 31 sites around the county.