The state of Washington is welcoming large yachts with the signing of a new pilotage bill that will take effect this summer.
The sea trials took place with more than a meter of waves and choppy seas.
The International Superyacht Society said it assimilated the members of the Yacht Captains Association.
The Ferretti Group brought eight models between 26 and 108 feet to the Dubai International Boat Show.
The 29th annual Yachts Miami Beach released the names of the 10 largest superyachts that will be presented at the luxury yacht show.
The company will have an invitation-only champagne press reception on Nov. 3.
The 227-foot yacht will be shown in partnership with Northrop & Johnson in slip 128 at the Las Olas marina.
The inaugural MYBA Pop-Up Superyacht Show was held in September last year and Porto Montenegro confirmed the dates for a second show Sept. 2-4.
The extension includes four side-tie moorings (seven slips) for yachts as large as 200 feet and 10 slips for vessels as large as 60 feet.
New this year at Yachts Miami Beach was Superyachts Miami at Island Gardens Deep Harbour marina on Watson Island, where about 18 superyachts were berthed away from the crowds that descended on Collins Avenue and Virginia Key.
Porto Montenegro added a 250-meter berth — which equals more than 820 feet.
It took more than four years, but the passage of the Marine Tourism Bill is good news for Washington’s marine industry.