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Fort Lauderdale | Boater’s Paradise


Yacht transport is big business at Port Everglades
Yacht transport is big business in Fort Lauderdale, an area dubbed the yachting capital of the world. Hundreds of the sleek boats are shipped in and out of Port Everglades yearly on hulking freighters. Some yachts are shipped in for the area's… Continue reading

Florida Hit by Hurricanes in 20 of 27 Slow Seasons

Florida hit by hurricanes in 20 of 27 slow seasons
1929: A Category 3 hurricane struck southern tip of Florida, spawning tornadoes that damaged homes and buildings in Fort Lauderdale and Miami and killed four; five named storms formed that year. 1935: The Labor Day Hurricane, packing winds of 185… Continue reading

Weston Marine Reservist Freed From Prison in Mexico Is Arrested in Georgia

Weston Marine reservist freed from prison in Mexico is arrested in Georgia
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Pregnant Woman Killed, 3 Children Injured After Accident on SR-826 in Hialeah

Pregnant woman killed, 3 children injured after accident on SR-826 in Hialeah
Someone from the Medical Examiner's Office arrived on the scene Thursday evening and removed the woman's body, and a tow truck later removed the Ford SUV from the scene. Relatives said Thomas had to be taken into surgery… Continue reading

IN LOVING MEMORY of HEATER LEE KELTS – the Family and Friends of Heather Feb 25th 2012


Power boat grab: Is sailing lifestyle sailing away?
At the Gulfstream Sailing Club in Fort Lauderdale, membership is down to about 90, off half of its peak decades back. And most members are older, even though the club welcomes sailors without boats and offers programs to teach children, said commodore …… Continue reading

2 Yachts Destroyed in Massive Fire at Fort Lauderdale Marina

2 yachts destroyed in massive fire at Fort Lauderdale marina
They did a rapid attack," said Fort Lauderdale Fire Chief Timothy Heiser. Firefighters cut the rope linking the vessels, and with the assistance of a tow boat and a fire boat, were able to separate the boats. Crews also pumped… Continue reading