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.

Miami20: Miami Yacht Show sets up for second year downtown

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By Dorie Cox The Miami Yacht Show will return to downtown Miami for the second year with nearly 60 boats over 100 feet. After decades in Miami Beach along Collins…

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Longtime Derecktor parts manager Richard ‘Dickie’ Doolin dies

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By Dorie Cox Richard Doolin, known as Dickie, the former parts manager at Derecktor Dania, died on Jan. 29. He had been a familiar face at the yard during his…

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Yacht fires light up crew training, awareness

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By Dorie Cox November saw motoryachts Lohengrin, a 161-foot Trinity, and M/Y Reflection, a 107-foot Christensen, go up in flames in a shipyard in Fort Lauderdale. It was one of…

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Crew at work during Lauderdale Marine Center’s Broker Day

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Story and photos by Dorie Cox Yacht crew and brokers were on hand to show nearly 80 visitors onboard yachts for sale during the Broker Day Open House at Lauderdale…

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Triton networks with Culinary Convenience

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More than 250 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals gathered for our first Triton Networking of 2020 at Culinary Convenience, a one-stop chef and stew supply company in Fort Lauderdale.…

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PWC driver hospitalized after being hit by boat in St. Barts

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By Dorie Cox A man was seriously injured when the personal watercraft he was driving was hit by a boat in St. Barts on Dec. 30. Musician, writer and composer…

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Former Palmer Johnson head dies

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Palmer Johnson’s Martin Kelsey III, known in the yachting industry as Mike Kelsey Jr., died on Jan. 4 of cancer. He was 57.  Mr. Kelsey began work with the company…

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From the Bridge: Yacht destination dreams go unfulfilled

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Most of the time, captains take the yacht where the owner says: on standard holiday trips, charters and a couple of boat shows. But where would captains visit if it…

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Court awards yacht chef $1 million after illness

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By Dorie Cox A yacht chef sued the owner of the yacht after his request to recover about $4,000 for emergency hernia surgery in Cuba was denied. Instead, a judge…

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Surveyor, former yacht engineer Mark Webb dies

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By Dorie Cox An engineer and a yacht surveyor, Mark Webb died after complications from triple by-pass heart surgery in Fort Lauderdale. He was 62. For more than two decades,…

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