The Triton

Sue Hacking

Sue Hacking is a writer based on her 48-foot catamaran Ocelot. She has been sailing the world with her husband and children since December 2001. They have spent the past (SEPT06) years in Indonesia. To read more about their travels, visit http://hackingfamily.com. Comments on this story are welcome at editorial@the-triton.com.

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Here there be dragons: A cruise through Komodo National Park

By Sue Hacking The dry brown leaves crackled underfoot as we followed the path from the park headquarters toward the forest and hills. Large gray-brown roots …

Timor-Leste: Language no barrier in diverse country

Long ago, a small boy helped a dying crocodile return to the sea where it could thrive. In thanks, the crocodile took the boy on its back and together they …

Rare and varied sea life blooms in Triton Bay, Indonesia

By Sue Hacking A chorus of pigeons, hornbills and cockatoos has awakened us in the Triton Bay Divers cove. Cool mist hangs low over the mainland mountains. …

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Victoria International Marina opens for yachts this summer

Victoria International Marina opens for yachts this summer

After more than 30 years in the making, the $17.8 million (24 million Canadian dollars) Victoria International Marina is on track to …

NY marina now ready for megayachts

NY marina now ready for megayachts

Large yachts headed to New England this summer can now call on Danfords Marina in Port Jefferson, N.Y. The recently renovated marina now …

It’s all in the family for RPM’s Rubano

It’s all in the family for RPM’s Rubano

By Dorie Cox Every day, Joseph J. "Joe" Rubano scrolls through his online calendar list of 63 employees to see who has a birthday or …

Owner’s View: Text on your own time

Owner’s View: Text on your own time

Owner's View: by Peter Herm This article is about the now ubiquitous smartphone and the crew management challenges it creates. The …

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