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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Fort Lauderdale West Marine employee tests positive

A team member at the Fort Lauderdale West Marine tested positive for Covid-19, the coronavirus, on March 12, according to a company press release.  Located on …

Bahamas20: Inaugural show highlights Bahamas charter yachts, crew

By Dorie Cox and Lucy Chabot Reed Charter yacht crew on more than 20 boats worked hard to set up displays and create detailed themes to highlight charter …

Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

By Dorie Cox Capt. Christopher Monroe expected his new job to feel unfamiliar. At 49 years old, he had made a significant course correction for a new tour of …

March networking draws in yacht industry with Sirocco

More than 225 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals joined us for Triton Networking with Sirocco Marine last night. Our guests toured the warehouse …

From the Bridge: Crew dream of moving up, captains long to move down

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A group of yacht captains with experience at the helm of yachts from 100 feet to more than 250 feet gathered to address a common …

LMC on track with The Carlyle Group

By Dorie Cox It was four years ago that The Carlyle Group sparked concern with its purchase of Lauderdale Marine Center on the New River in Fort Lauderdale. …

Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

By Dorie Cox No one wants to burn through a $20 million loss like the 102-foot M/Y Polar Bear in a San Diego shipyard in 2014. The yacht was in for repairs …

Triton networks with Lewis Marine

Nearly 250 yacht captains, crew and industry folks stopped by Triton Networking with Lewis Marine Supply last night to check out the renovated storefront, tour …

Drew Cooney, Lauderdale Propeller Service owner, dies

By Dorie Cox Longtime Lauderdale Propeller Service owner and president Drew Cooney died on Feb. 7 “after a very long three-year battle with cancer,” …

New shiplift in, construction underway at RMK

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Construction and upgrades at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard are nearly complete, with a grand reopening of the North and South …

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A look at and inside Pendennis

A look at and inside Pendennis

Let us first set the scene, as the location of this shipyard is very much a part of its DNA. Cornwall is a county in England, right at the …

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From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

From the Bridge: Captains offer tips on how to start, grow and make it in yachting

COVID has changed everything about yachting. Cruising grounds closed; cruising itself was severely limited. Onboard operations changed in …

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One captain’s mission to ‘bullet proof’ his A/C system

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