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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

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 …

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

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 …

Capt./Eng. dies in motorcycle accident

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 …

Former crew Dayle Louwrens recovering after accident

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 …

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

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 …

Engineer dies in South Florida

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 …

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Engineer’s Angle: Corrosive forces unavoidable, but manageable

Engineer’s Angle: Corrosive forces unavoidable, but manageable

Engineer's Angle: by Rich Merhige Corrosion happens. On yachts, there’s a perfect storm of different metals, forces and particles that …

Triton networks with Alexseal

Triton networks with Alexseal

More than 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals joined us for Triton Networking tonight with Alexseal. Our guests enjoyed …

Culinary Waves: Yachting bears hard workers prepared for success

Culinary Waves: Yachting bears hard workers prepared for success

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mark Godbeer Yachting – my life for 15 years, a life I would not change for anything. I wouldn’t call …

Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Sept. 18, 11 a.m. North Carolina and parts of South Carolina continue to face rain and flooding after Hurricane Florence as the …

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