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Obituaries

Young stew dies

Stew Dene-Amy McLoughlin died on Oct. 21 in Europe. She was 26. Ms. McLoughlin had worked as stew, masseuse and dayworker on megayachts Passion, Party Girl, …

Former Bradford Marine dockmaster dies

In memory of Carlan Goslee Sargent Aug. 13, 1943 – Oct. 23, 2015 Carlan Goslee Sargent, 72, of Lighthouse Point, Fla. died at home on Oct. 23. Known as …

Yacht crew Howden dies

Crew member Charlie Howden, 36, died Sept. 9 in Ft. Lauderdale from pancreatic cancer. Mr. Howden worked in yachting more than a decade on vessels such as M/Y …

Maritime Professional Training (MPT) founder dies

Elmer Morley, the founder of the Ft. Lauderdale-based maritime training school Maritime Professional Training (MPT), died yesterday of pancreatic cancer. He …

Thunderbolt Marine guard dies

Robert Lee Jones, the smiling face at the guard house that greeted visitors to Thunderbolt Marine each morning, died from injuries he suffered in a car crash …

Charter broker dies

Elizabeth Candler “Candy” Isdale of Narragansett passed away peacefully at her home on July 3 after a fight against multiple myeloma. She was 70 years old. …

Yachting legend Paul “Whale” Weakley dies

Round-the-world sailor and yacht captain Paul Weakley, known throughout the industry simply as Whale, died yesterday (Thursday, June 11) from complications …

Capt. Dick Betts dies in Ft. Lauderdale

Capt. Richard J. S. “Dick” Betts died on April 23 in Ft. Lauderdale of a heart attack. He was 79. Capt. Betts started in yachting in the late 1970s …

Engineer dies in hit-and-run

Chief Eng. Maurice White was killed in a hit-and-run accident while riding his bicycle in Ft. Lauderdale in early March. He was 46. Mr. White was riding his …

Capt. Mark Price dies in Ft. Lauderdale

Celebration of Life for Capt. Mark Price Family and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Capt. Mark Price on June 13 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in …

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Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner's View: by Peter Herm One of the highest and best uses of our boat is to allow our family, friends, employees and business …

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

By Triton Editor Dorie Cox Major megayacht builders from across the Atlantic Ocean have taken notice of Palm Beach's boat show. Four …

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers …

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A young crew member, new to the industry, was surprised to find many crew activities include cocktails. As …

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