A Storm Too Soon: Danger and Rescue on the High Seas
Tropical Storm Andrea arrived before the official start of hurricane season. Enormous waves sank the Sean Seymour II, leaving the three men stranded in raging seas. The Coast Guard never received their call for help, and it was by chance that rescue chopper on its way to answer another mayday spotted them.
Navigating the New-Build Process
New-build and refit consultant, educator, marine journalist and former CEO of Palmer Johnson Yachts, Phil Friedman, has published an e-book titled “10 Golden Rules for Successful New Build Projects.” In it Friedman addresses what he sees as key steps an owner can take in the beginning of a new-build project to smooth the process throughout and achieve the best final result.