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Cruising permit fees triple in British Virgin Islands

By Carol Bareuther It just became costlier to charter in the British Virgin Islands. New cruising fees, effective Aug. 1, triple the rate for home-based …

Popular vendor in St. Lucia drowns

John Mason, of St. Lucia, has drowned, the St. Lucia Times has reported. His body was discovered at the Rodney Bay Marina about 9:30 a.m. Aug. 20. The …

The Triton Crew Eye

Mate Jaryd Oliver, of M/Y Tsalta, a 130-foot Westport, sent the crew to the docks for customary “exercises” while at dock at Nantucket Boat Basin …

Rep. Brian Mast introduces Maritime Industries Relief Bill

By Dorie Cox U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) introduced a tax reform bill to encourage job growth in the marine sector to the U.S. Congress on Friday (Aug. 18). …

Crew contracts vital, no guarantee of rights

By Dorie Cox At the start of a new job, many crew are asked to sign a contract that defines wages, scope of work, leave and more. For charter vessels, the …

Clearing up a few facts surrounding the M/Y Natita seizure

By Susan Jobe and Lucy Chabot Reed M/Y Natita, a 217-foot (66m) Oceanco launched in 2005, was seized on July 15 after the owner, Texas oilman William Kallop, …

Creative yacht crew view partial solar eclipse in Florida

Crew on the M/Y Albula, a 210-foot (64m) Royal Denship explorer yacht docked at Rybovich marina in West Palm Beach, joined the millions of people who donned …

Pier 66 owner buys The Sails Marina

By Dorie Cox The company that owns the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 has added The Sails Marina in Fort Lauderdale to its holdings. Tavistock Development Group closed …

Captain, engineer take on challenge with personal message

By Dorie Cox Not much slows down Capt. Ben Craig-Cameron, 44, of M/Y Turquoise. He has run some of the larger sailing yachts including the 75m custom S/Y …

License suspended after Flugtag incident

An administrative law judge has suspended the Merchant Mariner Credentials of a captain who hit other vessels in a traffic jam two years ago during the Red …

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Miami18 Sunday at the Miami Yacht Show on Collins

Miami18 Sunday at the Miami Yacht Show on Collins

Today was a bright and sunny day on the docks at Collins. Crew continued to shine as they greeted guests. Photos by Tom Serio and Lucy …

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

Miami18: Miami Yacht Show may move downtown next year

By Dorie Cox The Miami Yacht Show has seen its share of changes, but few as large as the plan to move next year’s show to downtown …

Miami18: Checking the tide: How do you keep in touch with family and friends?

Miami18: Checking the tide: How do you keep in touch with family and friends?

As technology changes and options increase for communication, The Triton was curious how such international travelers as yacht crew keep in …

Miami18: Boating a big, growing part of U.S. economy

Miami18: Boating a big, growing part of U.S. economy

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Recreational boating in the United States plays a significant part in the country’s economy, …

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