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Capt./Eng. dies in motorcycle accident


Capt./Eng. Alex Buckingham of M/Y Club M died in a motorcycle accident on May 11 in South Florida. He was 32.

He worked as mate/relief captain and later as engineer on M/Y Casual Water, a 110-foot Feadship, and as first mate on M/Y Four Jacks, a 150-foot Palmer Johnson, according to his CV. His previous experience included work as lead crew skipper for Sailing Holidays Ltd. in the Ionian Sea, mate on S/Y Licorne, a 92-foot Dubbel & Jesse Ketch, senior deck officer on M/Y Blind Date, a 160-foot Trinity, and as mate on S/Y YNOT, an 80-foot Bruce Farr and M/Y Carrara, an 85-foot Amer Yacht.

Capt./Eng. Alex Buckingham
Jan. 1, 1986 – May 11, 2018

Friends and family are invited to join a Celebration of Life for Capt. Buckingham tonight, Thursday, May 17, from 6-8 p.m. at Slackers Bar and Grill, Southland Shopping Center, 995 W. State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale (33315).

The Triton will be writing about the life of Capt. Alex Buckingham and welcomes stories and photos from family, friends and colleagues. Please contact

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