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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Triton networks with Culinary Convenience Q and A

Join us for some interior-focused networking on the third Wednesday in January with Culinary Convenience, a one-stop shop for chefs and stews. Take a walk …

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure of downtown Ft. …

Bring safety goggles, creative instructor keeps crew alert to pass exams

Yacht crew dance about nautical rules of the road, in the road, dodge a loaded BB gun and watch for the sharp corner of a protractor while studying with Fred …

National Marine helps stranded travelers after Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting

Ft. Lauderdale-based National Marine Suppliers put employees on alert this afternoon after a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport …

Triton networks with Bluewater Crew Training

About 200 captains, crew and industry professionals started the new year with a focus on forwarding their careers at The Triton’s …

Coast Guard authorizes Ft. Lauderdale New River waterway to close for 12 days in February

Click for Jan. 12, 2017 update. By Dorie Cox The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized the closure of the New River to navigation west of downtown Ft. Lauderdale …

Las Olas to feature megayachts

Yachts up to 300 feet in length will be able to dock at the city of Ft. Lauderdale’s Las Olas Marina, according to the redevelopment plan chosen by the …

From the Bridge: Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The Triton wondered how …

Crew control blaze, use STCW training, confidence up

Yacht crew receive lots of training they hope they will never use. Four crew recently tested a set of those skills during a stay at Mary’s Crew House in …

NOAA issues new nautical chart for the Port of Palm Beach, Florida

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a new nautical chart for the Port of Palm Beach in Florida. The large scale nautical chart (No. …

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ABM gives Bahamas update

ABM gives Bahamas update

Joe Dargavage, vice president of the Association of Bahamas Marinas, gave attendees of last week’s Triton Virtual Networking event an …

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New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

It’s happening, and it’s going to be big. That’s the sense one can get as they see the buildout of the new Derecktor Fort Pierce …

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

COVID, fires, lawsuits, obituaries among top stories of 2020

Yacht captains and crew -- as well as other yachting professionals -- found lots of news of interest on The-Triton.com last …

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