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Obituaries

Chief training officer at ICT dies

Capt. Louden “Lou” Hoffman, chief training officer at ICT in Ft. Lauderdale, died Nov. 9. Capt. Hoffman collapsed upon arrival to work, was taken …

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 …

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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. …