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COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …

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From The Bridge

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

COVID has changed everything about yachting. Cruising grounds closed; cruising itself was severely limited. Onboard operations changed in …

From the Bridge: Yacht owner trip cancellations mean work, not rest

From the Bridge: Yacht owner trip cancellations mean work, not rest

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Each month a group of yacht captains gathers with The Triton for a private conversation about an industry …

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet …

Triton Survey

Most captains have lost control of yacht; it’s still scary

Most captains have lost control of yacht; it’s still scary

It happens. As electronic control of mechanical systems becomes more and more common on yachts, occasionally the electronics can fail. A …

How yacht crew couples impact the rest of the team

How yacht crew couples impact the rest of the team

Bring up the subject of couples onboard and many captains will rattle off a story about how they were burned once by a couple, losing a …

The Triton Survey on CVs

Captains offered lots of tips on what to include -- and what to keep off -- yachting resumes in The Triton Survey on CVs. (Click to read …

From The Archives

From the Bridge: Captains’ legacies continue to be created

From the Bridge: Captains’ legacies continue to be created

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox Among the hundreds of people on the docks at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show last month, a …

Yachts Lohengrin, Reflection destroyed by fire in Fort Lauderdale

Yachts Lohengrin, Reflection destroyed by fire in Fort Lauderdale

UPDATE: Nov. 19, 9:22 am By Dorie Cox Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue trucks headed toward smoke and flames on Marina Mile in Fort …

FLIBS19: USCG, CBP address yacht issues

FLIBS19: USCG, CBP address yacht issues

By Dorie Cox Surrounded by millions of dollars worth of yachts for sale, officers from several U.S. governmental agencies explained how …

FLIBS19: Crew shine as show gets busy over the weekend

FLIBS19: Crew shine as show gets busy over the weekend

Under awnings, umbrellas, and from the inside, yachts crew were dressed and ready to greet visitors on a busy Saturday during the 60th …