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.

Working toward smooth sailing with crew visas

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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 the United States. And…

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Captain of M/Y Bravo Zulu, M/Y Independence, Greg Mitchell dies

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By Dorie Cox Capt. Greg Mitchell, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, died at his home in The Villages, Florida, on Dec. 25 following an extended illness. He was 72. He and…

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Capt./Eng. dies in motorcycle accident

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Capt./Eng. Alex Buckingham of M/Y Club M died in a motorcycle accident on May 11 in South Florida. He was 32. He worked as mate/relief captain and later as engineer…

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Former crew Dayle Louwrens recovering after accident

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Updated May 18 Yacht crew and industry colleagues have organized several fundraising efforts for Dayle Louwrens after she was hit by a car while on her morning run on April…

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Yachts Seahawk, Victory, AWOL, Joy, Jaguar win at MYBA show

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By Dorie Cox Yacht crew competitions continue to gain popularity during boat shows. This year, two new categories were added to recognize the work crew do during guest charters at…

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Engineer dies in South Florida

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Yacht Eng. Michael Allen Vitiaci died on April 6 in South Florida. An autopsy report has not been issued. “Michael worked on boats and yachts since he was 18, and…

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Chef Kawana Kingi dies onboard in Bimini

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Chef Kawana Kingi April 10, 1962 – April 24, 2018 Chef Kawana Kingi of M/Y Constance was found dead on board the yacht on April 24 in Bimini in the Bahamas,…

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The Triton joins Turquoise Takeover for lung cancer research

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The Triton has joined in the mission with The American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative during Turquoise Takeover and National Women’s Lung Health Week (May 6-12). The mission is set to inspire…

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200-plus enjoy crayfish at Triton Networking

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A traditional Louisiana crayfish party drew a crowd of more than 200 captains, crew and industry people for Triton Networking with V-Kool on the first Wednesday in May. The annual…

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Palma18: Visitors, seminars keep show crew busy

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Ever vigilant on the aft deck, crew welcomed visitors on the second day of the 35th Palma International Boat Show in Palma de Mallorca on Saturday. Many crew attended seminars…

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