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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Man working on yacht receives electrical shock

A 20-year-old male was taken to a West Palm Beach trauma center on Tuesday(May 24)  after being shocked while working on the electrical system of the 197-foot …

Good communication key for captain still with the boss

Capt. Ken Hornig again stands at the same starboard rail where he stood for his first appearance in The Triton in 2009. “In the photo I was doing the teak …

Security issues diverse; prevention is the best course

From a personal bodyguard for a yacht owner to a photo-seeker trespassing on board, yacht captains deal with an array of security issues. The level of …

Opportunity to learn at Safe Boating Day at Bahia Mar

Families and industry professionals enjoyed a sunny Ft. Lauderdale afternoon at Bahia Mar Yachting Center on May 22 for Safe Boating Day. Visitors met with …

Industry remembers David Lacz, Bartram & Brakenhoff owner

David C. Lacz, owner of Bartram & Brakenhoff Yacht Brokerage, died on May 4 in Charleston, S.C. Mr. Lacz was on a yacht delivery from Florida to Maine when …

Yacht captains say college degree not required

While a college degree isn’t always a requirement or necessarily a deciding factor when it comes to securing a job as crew on a superyacht, captains who have …

Year of dredging the ICW underway

By Suzette Cook Superyacht crew, dinghy drivers, paddleboarders, water taxi operators, residents and tourists traversing and living along the 2-mile stretch of …

Triton networks with ISSGMT

About 150 captains, crew and industry professionals braved strong rains to network with The Triton and marine travel specialists ISSGMT in Ft. Lauderdale on …

M/Y Renaissance rescues two adrift in the Bahamas

By Suzette Cook M/Y Renaissance Capt. Douglas Meier and his crew went into search-and-rescue mode on Thursday May 12 to help out two Bahamians who said they …

Cinco de Mayo at National Marine Suppliers

More than 200 marine industry employees celebrated Cinco de Mayo at National Marine Suppliers in Ft. Lauderdale. (Photos by Suzette Cook) Related Posts... …

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Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

Yacht owner Paul Allen leaves legacy, big shoes to fill

UPDATE By Dorie Cox When Microsoft co-founder and yacht owner Paul Allen died on Oct. 15, he left a legacy for the yacht industry, …

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

17 captains, crew honored with Acrew’s Crew Awards

Seventeen yacht crew members were honored during Acrew’s inaugural Crew Awards in mid-October. The winners are: Engineer & ETO: …

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers poker run 2018 rides for charity

More than 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts rode through the Florida Everglades for National Marine Suppliers' 11th annual Poker Run on …

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure at Sea: Yachts tempt thieves, especially in South Florida

Secure@Sea: by Corey Ranslem “I can’t believe that happened!” That’s usually the response you get when you hear about the …