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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Motoryacht Loon arrives at Marsh Harbour after Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox UPDATE: Thurs. Sept. 5Capt. Paul Clarke shared a drone photo from yesterday afternoon. The image shows M/Y Loon from high above, alone in the …

Still a hurricane, Dorian begins move toward US coast

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Port of Miami, Miami River, and Port Everglades are safe for marine traffic and operations and the Captain of the …

Hurricane Dorian’s slow crawl halts communication with Bahamas

By Dorie Cox UPDATE Sept. 3 Communication with employees in the Bahamas has declined during slow-moving Hurricane Dorian, according to Michael Kelly, president …

Crew gather for hurricane watch barbecue at Bradford

Yacht captains and crew, along with employees, met for a barbecue at tonight’s Storm Watch BBQ on the patio at Bradford Marine in Fort Lauderdale. An 11 p.m. …

Three yachts lost in NDSQ shipyard fire

A building at Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) just north of Doha burned and collapsed on three motoryachts on Aug. 11, according to sources known to The …

Bradford techs up skill level and teamwork with training

By Dorie Cox Recent hands-on training at Wesmar added confidence to the skills of the diesel hydraulic department teams at Bradford Marine. Four employees from …

Better berths ahead: South Florida marinas, yards growing

By Dorie Cox Larger, deeper, fancier – that’s the goal as marinas and shipyards in South Florida spend billions on dredging, new docks and treadmills for …

Chef Dragos ‘Dragon’ Caprelian dies after brief illness

Chef Dragos Caprelian died on Aug. 19 at a hospital in Pompano Beach, Florida. He had recently returned home to Florida after feeling ill while at work on a …

Longtime Merle Wood employee dies

By Dorie Cox Long-time Merle Wood & Associates employee Barry Hall died on Thursday of cancer at the hospital at Miami Veterans Administration. He was 71. …

Crew Eye: Bahamas bound

On a quick break before heading back to onboard duties, crew mates on M/Y Lady J, a 142-foot (43m) Palmer Johnson, took a moment to pose for a Triton Crew Eye …

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