Dorie Cox

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

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Dorie Cox is a writer with Triton News.

FLIBS19: PYT hosts annual parking lot party

Professional Yachtmaster Training’s fourth annual Parking Lot Party saw more than 200 captains, crew and industry professionals gather before the boat show, just off 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale, on…

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Saltee Rags buys Antibes Yachtwear in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox  After 25 years at the helm of Antibes Yachtwear in Fort Lauderdale, John and Kathy Phillips sold the business to Lena Rossello and David Marchand, owners of…

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M/Y Lazy Z crew runs its way across the Atlantic for Bahamas

The crew of M/Y Lazy Z are on a mission to raise money for disaster relief in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. Since they cannot get to the area to…

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Cable Marine, Boat Owners Warehouse founder Elmer Strauss dies

By Dorie Cox From boatyards to retail stores, Elmer Strauss built a collection of businesses that helped change the face of the yacht industry in Fort Lauderdale. Since the 1970s,…

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No injuries in 125-foot Westport crash into dock

By Dorie Cox A new 125-foot Westport yacht ran into a dock Port Angeles Boat Haven in Port Angeles, Washington, on Monday (Oct. 7). Property damage was sustained to floats,…

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From light dunk to a full drop, this yacht crews’ rusk ‘dippers’ a hit

By Dorie Cox Deckhand Ryan Woods of M/Y Three Sons, a 130-foot Westport, considers himself a heavy dunker. He lets his rusk soak for a few seconds in coffee before…

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And still we go … yachts help Bahamas after Dorian

Following are just a few of the yacht and crew stories we heard about. Share your stories at editor@the-triton.com. M/Y Short Story, a 116-foot Lazzara, had been hauled out for…

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Lots of loading and logistics for crew on M/Y Axis

Update Oct. 1: M/Y Axis continues to make deliveries to the northern Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian hit Abaco and Grand Bahama. Capt. Les Annan and the yacht’s crew have loaded…

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From the Bridge: Captains assume vaping covered under smoking rules

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox With a puff, the ramifications of vaping, or using electronic cigarettes, wafted into the yacht industry. A late-night alarm on board shocked a captain…

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Monaco19: On the docks on Day 4

A few more families filled the docks on the final day of the Monaco Yacht Show on Saturday, and crew were able to sneak in well-deserved walks off the yachts.…

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