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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Miami18: Boating a big, growing part of U.S. economy

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Recreational boating in the United States plays a significant part in the country’s economy, according to a study released …

Longtime surveyor Don Patton of Patton Marine remembered

Update: Feb. 19, 2018 By Dorie Cox Donald M. Patton, founder of one of the most established survey companies in yachting, died Feb. 15 at home in the Miami …

Miami18: Crew at work on opening day of Miami Yacht Show

Yacht crew finished their last projects as visitors studied the map and planned their day for the 30th annual Miami Yacht Show. Traffic on the docks was light …

Grounded yacht floats free after day on shoal

Feb. 13, 7:52 p.m. M/Y Sunrise, a 171-foot Oceanco, which grounded on a shoal in front of Pier 66 Marina in Fort Lauderdale this morning is floating free. …

Triton networks with BOW Boat Owners Warehouse

About 225 yacht captains, crew and industry pros joined us for Triton Networking last night at BOW — Boat Owners Warehouse — in Fort Lauderdale. …

Man shot in hand near marina in St. Maarten

A man believed to be a yacht crew member was shot in the hand near Simpson Bay Marina in St. Maarten early Monday morning. According to media reports, the man …

Tony Hambrook, former head of Alloy Yachts in New Zealand, dies

By Dorie Cox Tony Hambrook, former managing director of Alloy Yachts International in New Zealand, died on Feb. 1. During his career with the company he was …

Woman raped on yacht wins $70 million verdict against owner

UPDATE: The original post incorrectly identified the yacht make and length. By Dorie Cox A jury awarded a woman $70 million after she was raped on board a …

Research vessel available for students, scientists

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Nova Southeastern University undergraduate students were encouraged to imagine working onboard the recently launched R/V W.T. …

From the Bridge: Emails the root of refit communications

[Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the  accompanying photograph.] From the Bridge: …

Editor’s Picks

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …

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 …