The Triton

About Us

Mission statement: To be the voice of the community of people who earn their living working on yachts. To give captains and crews the information they need to help them run their boats and manage their careers. To help our advertisers better market their businesses to these yachting professionals. To treat our readers, customers and each other with kindness and respect.

History: The Triton is a monthly newspaper for the people who earn their living working on luxury yachts. It was first published in April 2004. Based in Fort Lauderdale, it remains one of the only independent yachting publications in the industry today.

Triton is a Greek sea god, the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite. He is often seen as a merman: a man from the waist up, a fish from the waist down. Triton had the power to calm or rile the seas by blowing his conch horn. We liked that as a metaphor for what the best newspapers can do: to deliver news that will dispel rumors and encourage discussion on the issues and trends yacht captains and crew face.

Editor’s Picks

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

‘Excellent’ waterways make for ‘great’ voyage into America’s Upper South

By Lucy Chabot Reed The four-member crew of M/Y Sensation, a 112 Westport, took the vessel from Fort Lauderdale to Nashville, Tennessee, …

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

Renovation plans for Pier 66, The Sails take a step forward

By a vote of 4-1, Fort Lauderdale city commissioners last night approved a development agreement with Tavistock Development Company, owners …

Charter offers M/Y Marcato crew shark ‘tails’

Charter offers M/Y Marcato crew shark ‘tails’

By Dorie Cox The crew of M/Y Marcato was integral to a scientific expedition that studied sharks during a charter by Dr. Austin …

Engineer OK after being found unconscious

Engineer OK after being found unconscious

By Dorie Cox A yacht engineer was treated for heat exhaustion off the coast of Fort Lauderdale on Monday (July 9) after fellow crew …

Events

Triton July 2018 Issue

Featured Galleries

  • Yachts and crew a hit during CDTC Waterway Soirée
  • Triton Networking nets $1,500 for injured yachtie
  • 200-plus enjoy crayfish at Triton Networking
  • Palma18: Visitors, seminars keep show crew busy
  • Palma18: Show busy under sunny skies
  • MYBA18: Day 3 busy with seminars, contests, yacht hops
  • MYBA18: New charter competition for deck crew
  • MYBA18: Crew keep those charter smiles bright
  • MYBA18: Charter show opens in Barcelona
  • Crowds ride into the night at Sunrise Harbor Marina 2018

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