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

M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

M/Y Sovereign wins in second Cotton Crews Olympics

Photos by Mark Woodbury The crew from M/Y Sovereign took the top prize out of eight teams in the second annual Cotton Crews Olympics …

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Provisioner warns against ‘false’ test kits for COVID-19

Fort Lauderdale-based provisioning company National Marine Suppliers has released a statement warning crew that COVID-19 tests found …

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer’s Angle: Antiviral action starts at home – especially when home is a yacht

Engineer's Angle: by JD Anson The world has awakened to a new day, a new normal. Worldwide pandemic is now a real thing, and it calls …

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

Captains’ fatigue symptom of larger yachting problem

By ISS Captains Committee It is the unanimous view of the International Superyacht Society’s Captains Committee that the greatest …

Events

Triton April 2020 Issue

Featured Galleries

  • March networking draws in yacht industry with Sirocco
  • Triton networks with Lewis Marine
  • Miami20: Cooling off under the tents at Miami show
  • MIBS20: Other Miami show worth the visit
  • Miami20: Miami Yacht Show covers two locations
  • Miami20: ISS hosts members aboard Usher
  • Miami20: Location, storage, crew comfort top list to sell to U.S. market
  • Miami20: Miami Yacht Show opens
  • Miami20: Dignitaries open Miami Yacht Show
  • Triton visits with crew at Smart Move

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