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About Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to revive a long-stalled large …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses displayed their …

From the Bridge: Training, equipment, realistic expectations ease towing trouble

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox When photos began circulating recently of a deckhand being pulled into the water behind a yacht underway, criticism was fast and …

Triton networks with Ward’s Marine Electric

More than 300 hundred yacht captains, crew and industry professionals boogied through a ’70s-themed Triton Networking event at Ward’s Marine …

More answers needed before Fort Pierce yacht repair facility named

By Dorie Cox Update Oct. 2, 5 p.m. St. Lucie County Commissioners unanimously held their votes in what was scheduled to be a final decision between two bids to …

Suicides, deaths spur concerns over crew mental health

By Dorie Cox The Triton office was closed and the staff was on its way out when the phone rang. A woman’s voice said she was crew on a yacht. She and her …

Green algae bloom arrives in Fort Lauderdale inland waters

By Dorie Cox Some seawalls in Fort Lauderdale are lined with dried green algae and many waterways have areas that are bright with algal bloom. The green …

FLIBS18: Oasis for captains, crew returns to Fort Lauderdale boat show

By Dorie Cox Yacht captains and crew can find their “calm in the midst of chaos” again this year at the Oasis in the Fort Lauderdale International Boat …

Marinas in the wake of Hurricane Florence clean up, await power

By Dorie Cox Marina staff along the path of Hurricane Florence continued to clean up after high water levels and heavy winds from the storm as of press time …

Dania Beach marina project has new name

By Dorie Cox The newest marina in Dania Beach, Florida, has a permanent name, Seahaven Superyacht Marina. The property was known as Dania Megaport and Dania …

Editor’s Picks

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Multi-yacht owner Paul Allen dies

Co-founder of Microsoft and large yacht owner Paul Allen died yesterday from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was well-known …

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

New plans emerge for old Summerfield yard

By Dorie Cox The Hix Snedeker Companies of Daphne, Alabama, is scheduled to meet with Fort Lauderdale city officials in November to …

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

Yacht industry gathers for Triton Expo

More than 800 captains, crew and industry professionals attended the Triton Expo in October at ISSGMT in Fort Lauderdale. Fifty businesses …