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.

Yacht industry postpones, cancels, waits during coronavirus

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Email inboxes, social media, and online posts face a barrage of schedule changes due to the coronavirus pandemic. And the yachting industry is right onboard as events are postponed and…

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Fort Lauderdale West Marine employee tests positive

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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 the southwest corner of…

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Bahamas20: Inaugural show highlights Bahamas charter yachts, crew

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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 yachts in…

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Course change from 506-foot ship to 120 yacht

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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 duty.…

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March networking draws in yacht industry with Sirocco

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

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

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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…

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LMC on track with The Carlyle Group

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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. Some in…

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Recent yacht fires a warning: Know your insurance details

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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…

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Triton networks with Lewis Marine

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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 the updated warehouse and nibble…

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Drew Cooney, Lauderdale Propeller Service owner, dies

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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,” according to his sons. He was…

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