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The story of M/Y Positive Carry’s Captain Whitney Reiter reads a little like a novel. But while serendipity has certainly played a role in his becoming one of the youngest captains of a 142ft Trinity, it’s his skill, hard work, upbeat nature, and love of the water that provide drama and adventure for charter guests. It’s the stuff dreams are made of: local Miami boy grows up with an affinity for fishing and cruising the surrounding waters. He attends an area high school and the University of Miami, commercially fishing and lobstering with his dad during school breaks. After crewing on snorkeling boats in The Keys, he gets his captain’s license in order to take guests fishing. He runs several boats—then runs into an old friend from high school. The friend’s husband just happens to be a self-made multimillionaire — with a passi... (more)

M/Y Charisma

Graciousness marks every facet of this 130-foot yacht built by Hatteras Yachts in 1995.  Dee Robinson was the original interior designer; her conception was largely retained in an interior and exterior refurbishment accomplished in 2005.  The owner has, to be sure, added various additional personal touches to Charisma’s design scheme.  He says:  “What we have added to the décor are special art works and crafts from ports we have visited.  We select them with a mind to their being representative of the areas Charisma has traveled; Costa Rica, Cuba, Barbados, the Bahamas, Florida and the east coast of the United States.  We also have artifacts from dives, as well as a stunning helmet conch shell.  Actually, one charter guest liked our helmet conch shell so well that a crew member presented it to her as a gift and then found a replacement.” Charisma i... (more)

Open Letter to the President of Syria Bashar al-Assad

Thursday, July 29, 2010 Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey   To the President of Syria, Mr. and Mrs. Bashar al-Assad Mr. and Mrs. President Bashar al-Assad: At the tender age of 17 months my severely ill daughter Sofia, an American citizen, was abducted by her mother on Monday, July 26, in Istanbul, Turkey, and taken to Syria. Fox News: ▸ video ▸ story I was informed yesterday by Sofia's mother that she will not be coming back to the United States nor will she allow Sofia to return home. Sofia has been diagnosed with a severe medical condition that requires immediate treatment in the United States. It was scheduled to start on July 27, 2010, in New Jersey, the day after her abduction and was supposed to last until she reaches the age of 3. Any delay in the urgently needed treatment will result in a life-long disability for Sofia and make her dependent for the whole of her a... (more)

Supermodel Joanna Krupa, World Series of Poker Champion Joe Cada Added to "PokerStars.net Million Dollar Challenge" Lineup

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/09 -- The response has been overwhelming. More than four million viewers watched a poker playing priest from South Carolina win $100,000 on the debut of the "PokerStars.net Million Dollar Challenge," with millions more tuning in to see an Army National Guard sergeant and Boston liquor salesman each take home big money in the second and third episodes of the most popular network television poker game show in history. Plus, nearly 100,000 people went online to play in the free PokerStars.net $100,000 giveaway after getting the secret password announced within each episode. Now PokerStars.net and FOX Sports are giving viewers even more reasons to watch the next "PokerStars.net Million Dollar Challenge" installment, airing on Sunday, Dec. 13 directly after NFL on FOX coverage.* Be sure to check out: New celebrities: Current Playb... (more)

Butterfield Selects BoardVantage

MENLO PARK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/03/09 -- The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited ("Butterfield"), a Bermuda-headquartered full service community bank and a provider of specialized international financial services, has selected BoardVantage to distribute board materials, enhance the efficiency of the Corporate Secretary's Office, and streamline its board process. "As a financial institution, security, trust, and integrity are the most important qualities we look for in a supplier, especially with content as valuable as our board materials," said Tonya Marshall, Butterfield's Group General Counsel and Secretary to the Bank's Board of Directors. "BoardVantage stood out through its high-caliber security, but without compromising ease of use for our Directors. With internationally dispersed operations and board members, BoardVantage has helped us manage our govern... (more)

Ford Set to Go Further on the High Seas with Tom Joyner Foundation This Weekend

MIAMI, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All aboard! This weekend the 2014 Ford Fusion and 2014 Ford Focus ST will go further, cruising the high seas of the Caribbean Islands in the spirit of educational attainment. As part of Ford's relationship with the Tom Joyner Foundation, Fusion and Focus ST will set sail for eight days and seven nights as part of the 2014 Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage. This marks the third year Ford is the official presenting sponsor of the cruise and the eighth consecutive year the company has been the automotive exclusive sponsor. The cruise, which supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities, is just one way Ford is continuing to support educational attainment within the African American community. This year, one lucky listener of the Tom Joyner Morning Show or a cruise attendee will have a chance to win the keys to any Ford vehicle, c... (more)

The TD-LTE Ecosystem: 2014 - 2020 - Infrastructure, Devices, Subscriptions & Operator Revenue

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxsnlv/the_tdlte) have announced the addition of Signals and Systems Telecom's new report "The TD-LTE Ecosystem: 2014 - 2020 - Infrastructure, Devices, Subscriptions & Operator Revenue" to their offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) FDD (Frequency-division Duplexing) still remains the prevalent standard for LTE (Long Term Evolution) deployment as a natural progression path for GSM, W-CDMA and CDMA network operators. However, unpaired TDD (Time-division Duplexing) spectrum costs significantly less per MHz/population than its FDD equivalent and is more widely available. Key Topics Covered:  Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: An Overview of TD-LTE Chapter 3: Market Drivers & Barriers Chapter 4: TD-LTE Deployment Case Studies Chapter 5:... (more)

2G, 3G & 4G Subscriptions, Deployments and Infrastructure Contracts Database Q4'2013

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qczkhd/2g_3g_and_4g) have announced the addition of Signals and Systems Telecom's new directory "2G, 3G & 4G Subscriptions, Deployments and Infrastructure Contracts Database Q4'2013" to their offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) With over 250 commercial network launches and over a thousand LTE-enabled devices available in the market as of December 2013, LTE adoption has considerably gained momentum throughout the globe. Unique market and operator requirements have driven several early LTE launches. Driven by these early launches global LTE subscriptions reached nearly 130 Million in Q4'2013. From an operator viewpoint U.S. operators dominate the market with a 37% market share thanks to the tremendous coverage footprint of tie... (more)

MagneGas Announces Panelists for World Water Day Summit at the UN

TAMPA, Fla., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation in partnership with The Jack Brewer Foundation (JBF Worldwide) and the U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace (USFMEP), will be hosting a World Water Day Summit on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. In 2015, the theme for World Water Day is 'Water and Sustainable Development.' In keeping with this year's theme, the World Water Day Summit will feature panel discussions on "Waste Water and Irrigation Challenges" and "Sustainable Innovations for Water Procurement". The Summit will begin with a welcome from the CEO of MagneGas Corporation Ermanno Santilli, President of the U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace Sally Kader, Founder of JBF Worldwide Amb. Jack Brewer, and Inspector Matthew Sullivan of the United Nations Department of Safety and Security. The following... (more)

Hollywood's A-List Celebs Choose Yacht Charters for Total Escape

YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reports: Vacations are all about rest, relaxation, and, of course, indulgence. And when it comes to Hollywood's biggest stars, you can count on them to take it up a notch by spending time in exotic locales, on some of the world's most luxurious yachts. Christina O Since the '50s, Christina O has attracted a primarily European clientele, but has also hosted many Hollywood celebrities. Recent charters have been enjoyed by Madonna, Johnny Depp, Tommy Hilfiger, and Oliver Stone. The famed megayacht charters for $600,000 a week. As morning's light broke over the horizon, Russell Crowe stood at the bow of the ship, gazing out to sea. Another day of mystery and adventure lay ahead for Crowe and the crew... . If this sounds like a scene from Crowe's latest film, "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World," it's not.... (more)

Mia Elise - The Elegant Pride of American Megayachts in Charter Yacht Fleets

YV&C International Yacht Vacations & Charters Magazine reports: The Mia Elise. She is 180 feet of sheerest ocean-going poetry. Imagining that your charter aboard her is an Elizabethan sonnet; the first quatrain is her classic opulence, the second her state-of-the-art outfitting and the third the impeccable professionalism of her crew. The closing couplet is comprised of the perfect, indelible memories you will savor of an absolutely unsurpassable yachting experience, rhyming beauteously into your future. Built by Trinity Yachts, Mia Elise launched in February of 2005 at the New Orleans shipyard. Seventy years had passed since a yacht of such dimensions and capacities launched in the United States. Trinity Chairman Felix S. Sabates, Jr. has said: “It was an exciting and proud moment for the Trinity personnel, ushering in a new era of American yacht building. Yacht... (more)