The Triton

News

Capt./Eng. dies in motorcycle accident

ADVERTISEMENT

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 dorie@the-triton.com.

Related Posts...
A veteran in the yacht industry, Jan Byers Boone died Read more...
By Dorie Cox Capt. Robert Byron Fregeolle died May 26 Read more...
Ian Stoba Craik, founder of Ingham Engineering died at his Read more...
By Lucy Chabot Reed Johanna Mueller broke into yachting the Read more...
Sunseeker International founder Robert Braithwaite died on March 7. He Read more...

Share This Post

About Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

View all posts by Dorie Cox →

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Editor’s Picks

Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

Yachts face new block for travel to Cuba

By Dorie Cox The U.S. Department of the Treasury on June 5 removed authorization for “group people-to-people” educational travel to …

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

BVI’s Willy T can return to original anchorage

On July 1, the iconic Willy T floating restaurant and bar will be allowed to return to its original location anchored off The Bight near …

Oh, the places yachting takes you

Oh, the places yachting takes you

By Katie Hunt Waking up at 5 a.m. isn’t unfamiliar to many of us yacht crew working in this fast-paced industry. So, as I walk into …

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald One of the biggest expenditures during a week-long or 10-day charter is the caviar and lobsters. And …