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Rain clouds hamper opening day at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show

The 25th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show opened yesterday under rain clouds that hung around much of the day, keeping the air muggy and threatening to ruin …

What is your job during the show?

One of the primary duties of yacht crew during a boat show – after keeping the yacht spotless, of course – is to take potential buyers and brokers …

Miami hosts two shows

Around the world boaters know of the Miami boat show. But most of them don’t realize there are two Miami shows. Both the Yacht and Brokerage Show and the …

Crew get in motion on the ex-Harbour Island

This month we have news of captains and crew taking new positions — one in which an owner moved up, one in which a captain did. It’s great to be …

What is the definition of cheap?

When the topic for this month’s captains conversation was announced at lunch, the captains in the room let out a collective chuckle. It seemed that most …

UK invests in Grenada yachting

Grenada has been awarded a US$375,000 grant to expand and develop the country’s marine and yachting sector, specifically with a 15-minute video about the …

Marina back in the family

The shipyard and marina was built and opened by Ronald F. Marrone in 1966. About 12 years ago, the yard was leased out to another company, but in January, …

Ft. Lauderdale trolley expands

Ft, Lauderdale’s Sun Trolley has expanded its beach route to seven-day service, according to a story in the South Florida Business Journal. The trolley …

Courses may cut into your paycheck and vacation

Although tedious, several experts advise that crew stay informed about course requirements that affect STCW, Officer of the Watch, Efficient Deckhand, Human …

Yacht boardings range from normal to nerve-racking

Every captain at this month’s Triton Bridge luncheon has worked on a boat that has been boarded by law enforcement during his/her career. Often …

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Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

Triton networks with United Yacht Transport

About 175 captains, crew and industry professionals joined The Triton to network with United Yacht Transport on the first day of summer in …

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

Crew on charter duty during America’s Cup races

The crew on M/Y Rena are at work with yacht charters, even as America's Cup events race around them. Many guests are taking advantage of …

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: Ice governs aquatic life on Earth

Sea Science: by Scott McDowell You need not be a sober scientist to realize that ice is lighter than water. We see cubes floating in our …

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Lauderdale celebrates marine industry

Hundreds of marine industry employees and local residents enjoyed the 4th annual Marine Industry Day in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. …