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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

FLIBS19: USCG, CBP address yacht issues

By Dorie Cox Surrounded by millions of dollars worth of yachts for sale, officers from several U.S. governmental agencies explained how to maintain compliance …

FLIBS19: Guests get treats as chefs compete

By Dorie Cox Guests to the second edition of the Sunset Soiree & Yacht Chef Competition were treated to taste sensations from four yacht industry chefs on …

FLIBS19: 17th Street Yacht Basin powered up for show

By Dorie Cox Last year about this time, the Hilton Marina in Fort Lauderdale was bought by Brookfield Asset Management and renamed 17th Street Yacht Basin. …

FLIBS19: M/Y Excellence excels in interior contest

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Under sunny, 80-degree skies, a hot Friday was transformed into a “magical night” on board 14 yachts during an interior staff …

FLIBS19: Pier 66 North and South docks open during upland changes

By Dorie Cox Long an icon, the Pier Sixty-Six hotel north of the S.E. 17th Street Causeway bridge is one of the more striking buildings that mariners see when …

FLIBS19: New docks underfoot at Hall of Fame Marina

By Dorie Cox Hall of Fame Marina, which became Fort Lauderdale’s first designated “Clean Marina” in 2002, has expanded its reach this year. Although …

FLIBS19: Classic game gets yachtie spin

Story and photos by Dorie Cox Chief Stew Paulina Costa is careful with her money, but fairly risk-tolerant. She likes to buy houses and hotels for each of her …

FLIBS19: Las Olas Marina looks to the future

By Dorie Cox Construction is underway at Las Olas Marina, but it does not impact the in-water display at this year’s show. The marina’s dock layout remains …

FLIBS19: Crew prepare for this morning’s opening of the 60th annual Fort Lauderdale show

From top to bottom, yacht captains and crew grease, trim, clean, load and otherwise prepare yachts for display on opening day of the Fort Lauderdale …

FLIBS19: Show bigger, busier after 60 years

By Dorie Cox So many things were different in 1959. Alaska and Hawaii had just joined the U.S. as new states; the average cost of gasoline was 25 cents a …

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