The Triton

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Play with boats and yachts? Yes, and we’re lucky

Press releases tell us that the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest boat show on the planet. Global and American launches debut here. …

USCG seeks input to change rules about New River railroad bridge

Update for Nov. 11 : The USCG had originally scheduled similar public comment meetings, but so many people wanted to give verbal comments that it had to cancel …

Brokers, owner say reality show hasn’t hurt charter business

As the yachting reality television show “Below Deck” spun out of control in mid-September – and I finally gave up trying to find the benefit in it to …

Stained pillow, guest antics push me over the reality edge

I can’t watch “Below Deck” anymore. I figured it was part of my job to know what’s going on in the yachting industry and stay abreast of the …

The more things change the more we look the same

The Triton turns 10 years old this month. Like most yacht crew, we’ve been a lot of places, a bunch of them over and over again, and had some memorable …

It takes captains to enlighten about yachts

Like many yacht captains, Capt. Keith Moore of the 190-foot M/Y Lady Sheridan lives in Ft. Lauderdale. Whenever he can, he docks the yacht here. Last month, he …

The outcome of the red-dyed fuel issue

Remember those yachts that were fined last summer in Kiel, Germany, for having red-dyed fuel in their tanks? I caught up with one of them recently and found …

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Large yachts can now carry US flag

Large yachts can now carry US flag

Americans who own yachts larger than 300 GT can now flag them in the U.S., thanks to an amendment included on a bill signed Aug. 13 by …

Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

Boats and brokers in the news: Lady Sara goes to auction

M/Y Lady Sara, a 187-foot Trinity Motor Yacht, will be auctioned for sale by the U.S. Marshal on Sept. 6 in Fort Lauderdale at 12:00 …

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

Popular yacht crew ‘dive bar’ to close after 23 years

By Dorie Cox Jeff Rudd looked for a place to move his “dive bar”. But, realistically, he cannot. He has run the The Treasure Trove, …

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

New Caledonia, a gem in the South Pacific

By Jenifer Rosser Crossing the South Pacific offers a multitude of dazzling countries, islands, lagoons and reefs to enchant even –the …

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