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Study: Nicaragua canal risky

Nicaragua’s planned $50 billion canal project is “fraught with risks and uncertainties,” according to an environmental study and reported by Reuters news …

Free training enhances crew rescue skills

The crew of a superyacht just off the coast of Fiji didn’t know it was happening. The distress call came on the radio at 8 p.m. Then a tender showed up with …

U.S. adds two marine sanctuaries

U.S. President Obama in October named two new marine sanctuaries, the first in 15 years. One of the sanctuaries will be an 875-square-mile section of Lake …

Justice for Captain Hill

Miami maritime attorney Michael T. Moore recently won a $3.2 million verdict for the family of Capt. David Hill, who was lost at sea in June 2010 when the tuna …

More hands on deck

Veteran journalist Suzette Cook has joined the editorial team of The Triton as editor. She brings 30 years of reporting, editing and photography to the post. …

Best way for yachts to enter United States through Customs and Border Protection? With documents and a smile

For foreign yacht crew, the gamble they take with their career every time they enter the United States can be unnerving. Most, of course, navigate the …

Customs and Border Protection yacht captains letter template

Capt. Bill Hipple of the 130-foot M/Y Lady Kath shared this sanitized version of his crew letter. Captains may use it as a template for a personalized letter …

Middle school students tour yacht to learn about industry careers

Students from New River Middle School’s Marine Science Magnet Program visited the M/Y Cheers 46 in Ft. Lauderdale recently to learn about careers in the …

Charter yacht fleet changing as owners make choices

A few developments in the charter market recently have triggered concerns and conversations about its future, chiefly an apparent trend of yacht owners to …

Marshall Islands flag lets private yachts charter in France

  The Marshall Islands registry has created a way for privately registered non-EU yachts to charter in France and Monaco for up to 12 weeks a year. The …

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10th annual NMS Poker Ride rides out

10th annual NMS Poker Ride rides out

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts joined National Marine Suppliers today for its 10th annual Poker Run. The ride has so far …

Port slip opens to yachts

Port slip opens to yachts

By Lucy Chabot Reed A 450-foot slip in the Port of Palm Beach is now available for large yachts. Port commissioners voted …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Lady Sheridan, Invader for sale

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Lady Sheridan, Invader for sale

New in the sales fleet M/Y Lady Sheridan, a 190-foot (58m) Abeking & Rasmussen launched in 2007, listed jointly with Burgess and …

From atop a volcano to under the sea in St. Kitts

From atop a volcano to under the sea in St. Kitts

Story and photos by Chef Victoria Allman “Good job!” Hilton barked. Hilton “Like-the-Hotel” was the Rastafarian guide leading …

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