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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Yacht share program head sentenced, company moves forward

The head of a yacht sharing program convicted of defrauding investors has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison by a Connecticut court. Andrew Deme, …

Yacht on the rocks in Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox M/Y Dream On, a 105-foot (32m) Leopard, was reported aground at about 12:15 p.m. on June 4 inside Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The yacht …

Judge denies request to lower $70 million rape award

A Broward County judge denied a yacht owner’s request to reduce the $70.56 million award granted to a former yacht crew after she was raped onboard the …

From the Bridge: Down with salaries, experience; up with regulations, connection

Individual comments are not attributed to encourage candid discussion; attending captains are identified in the accompanying photograph. Captains who make …

Capt. Kerry “KP” Piesch dies in Vancouver

Capt. Kerry “KP” Piesch died on May 16 in Vancouver, B.C. The cause of death is pending, but officials said it was probably due to cardiovascular …

Small boats burned in fire at Bahia Mar

A houseboat about 40 feet in length and two small electric tour boats burned on Monday (May 28) at Bahia Mar Marina in Fort Lauderdale, according to Dockmaster …

Charities looking for a few good boats (and captains, too)

By Dorie Cox A couple of charities in South Florida are looking for a few more boats and captains to volunteer for a fishing event for people in need in South …

South African found dead in room at Atlantis in The Bahamas

Carla Van Eeden was found dead in a hotel room at Atlantis on Paradise Island in The Bahamas on May 18. She was 25. The incident, reported as a suicide, is …

Boat restorer Michael Grimes dies

Longtime Fort Lauderdale boat restorer Michael Grimes died May 24 after a respiratory illness. He was 77. Mr. Grimes was an independent contractor that worked …

Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

By Dorie Cox Yachts and their crew spend tens of millions of dollars on refits, maintenance and repairs, as well as provisions, accommodations and services in …

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Latest news in the fleet: Rhine sells; Asteri listed; La Pellegrina with CNI

Latest news in the fleet: Rhine sells; Asteri listed; La Pellegrina with CNI

Yachts sold M/Y Rhine, a 131-foot (40m) Sunseeker launched in 2012, by Northrop & Johnson brokers Jim Poulsen and Gregg Dagge, who …

Owner’s View: Dressing the ship on occasion

Owner’s View: Dressing the ship on occasion

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MHG celebrates 30th anniversary

MHG celebrates 30th anniversary

Fort Lauderdale-based marine insurance company MHG Insurance turns 30 this year, and is marking its anniversary with a new office and …

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …