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Refit18: Show focused on refits grows 28 percent

As yachts age and yacht owners personalize them, the refit industry continues to grow. The third annual Refit International Exhibition & Conference is also …

Hot trip on the Hudson highlights perils of procrastination

By Capt. Bruce Gregory I’ve made 40-plus offshore passages from 50 miles to 1,500 miles in boats from 8-foot dinghies to 80-foot tugs; have witnessed …

Albin opens U.S. branch in Miami

Albin Pump Marine, a Swedish manufacturer of marine pumping, heating and sanitation components, has hired Brad Burton as manager of the company’s new North …

Tory MPs call for lottery to fund new royal yacht

Fifty conservative members of the British parliament have written a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet urging them to launch a lottery game to …

Capt. Alex Hickey, former yacht engineer, dies at 30

Former yacht engineer Alexander Michael Hickey, who had recently seen his dream to captain a yacht come true, died  Nov. 26 after being found unresponsive by …

Passenger train service to launch this week

Brightline, a privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail system, is expected to launch introductory service between West Palm Beach and Fort …

Fiberglass pioneer Pearson dead at 84

Everett Pearson, co-founder of Pearson Yachts and a pioneer in fiberglass boat production, died Dec. 24 at the age of 84. Pearson Yachts was the first company …

Vesconite opens European office

Vesconite, maker of high-performance bearing polymers, has opened a European office and warehouse in Utrecht, Netherlands, and has added a sales engineer to …

Feedback sought for post-hurricane remapping

A month-long project to remap South Florida waterways affected by Hurricane Irma kicks off Jan. 19, led by Navionics, a Garmin Ltd. company that develops and …

NMMA testifies against aluminum tax

The National Marine Manufacturers Association testified against a proposed 60 percent import duty on Chinese aluminum at a U.S. International Trade Commission …

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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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