The Triton

News

It’s lights, camera, action at yacht crew film festival

ADVERTISEMENT

The stars were out at the 6th annual Fort Yachtie Da International Film Festival on Nov. 16 in Ft. Lauderdale. Throughout the year yacht crew filmed aspects of yachting and submitted short videos in this competition for an Oscar fish trophy and cash prizes.



Donations of $1478 were raised to benefit Marine Industry Cares Foundation. The short films were judged by professional judges, sponsors and the public.



The winners from eight categories are:

Yachtie Lifestyle – Kelly Esser with “Yacht Life”

Action – CJ Coetze with “Sunday Funday”

Comedy – Andy Lauer with “Wrecked Career”

Best Original Screenplay – Michael Lewington with “Majestic Timelapse”

Best Production Quality – Scott Newson with “Fortrus NW Passage”

Best Female Actor – Whitney Fair with “Ships in the Night”

Best Male Actor – Calvin Sanabria with “Yachty By Nature”

Best Overall – Rory Gillanders  with Pegasus V – “Last of the Mojitos”



To view the films, visit www.fortyachtieda.com and to see photos of the night visit www.facebook.com/tritonnews.

Related Posts...
By Dorie Cox Yachts and their crew spend tens of Read more...
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida has cancelled Marine Read more...
Divers and anglers are invited to sign up for the Read more...
A South Florida judge has denied a yacht owner’s request Read more...
The owner of the iconic Willy T, a floating restaurant Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

By Dorie Cox Yachts and their crew spend tens of millions of dollars on refits, maintenance and repairs, as well as provisions, …

Stew Cues: Handling costly, fragile crystal can be terrifying

Stew Cues: Handling costly, fragile crystal can be terrifying

Stew Cues: by Alene Keenan I recently helped outfit a yacht with glassware. The owners found a beautiful set of antique cobalt blue …

Mexican marina makes room for larger yachts

Mexican marina makes room for larger yachts

Paradise Village Marina in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, has recently reconfigured the marina to hold more and larger yachts. The marina now has …

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie

More than 200 captains, crew and industry people challenged the weather to attend Triton Networking last night with global marine travel …