Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox, who served as the former editor of The Triton, continues to contribute stories for our readers.

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About Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox is a writer with Triton News.

Finding the perfect fit: What to know about crew agents

Yacht crew agents can bridge the gap between captains and crew by knowing the needs of both. Triton reached out to Corly Quirk, owner and operator of Superyacht Crew Placement, to learn more about crew agents.

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When crew are not crew, and other rules

Officers from the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security answered questions regarding yacht and crew entries at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

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Broward Marine yachts make history in South Florida

An installation ceremony is scheduled for a State Florida Heritage Site marker to be installed at Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center to honor the birthplace of the modern marine industry — and the pioneers at its heart — in Broward County and Fort Lauderdale.

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Hamilton Marine International Names CEO for U.S. division

David Ross has been named CEO of Hamilton Marine International’s new U.S. division. A veteran in the yacht industry, Ross brings 30 years of experience as the former owner, president,…

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New webinars target marine technician trainers

The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference offers a subscription-based monthly webinar series for the education and training of future and existing marine technicians. The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC)…

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JMS Yachting opens yacht management office in U.S. 

JMS Yachting has opened an office in the U.S with an industry veteran at the helm. Rick Thomas, founder of Nautical Structures, has been named president of JMS Yachting USA.…

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Crew training at USVI Charter show

An opportunity for captains, mates, chefs, and deck crew, to get a certificate of excellence is available in a new crew training class during the USVI Charter Yacht Show. Taught…

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British Admiralty to phase out paper charts

British Admiralty paper navigational charts have been vital to commercial and recreational vessels for more than 200 years. But changes in electronic and digital cartography have the UK Hydrographic Office…

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Crew Insurance: Are you confident you’re covered?

Many things can break on board a yacht, including the crew. So when a crew member falls down a hatch, contracts malaria, or runs over a snorkeler with the tender, it’s important to know how liability insurance coverage works. Yet, as with many things yacht-related, it can be confusing.

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Ciguatera Warning: Certain carnivorous reef fish can poison diners

Ciguatera toxins have no cure, aren't killed by cooking, and can't be detected by texture, taste, or smell. If you don't want to get this type of food poisoning, don't eat big fish caught in warm water.

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