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About Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Former captain makes for smooth handover

Capt. Jonathan Parmet is at the helm of M/Y Audrey’s Place and an alarm is sounding. It’s a low pressure gauge reading in the engine room. The …

Firefighters rely on crew

Crew endure heat and smoke during fire simulation training in their STCW courses. But the reality of being onboard in tight quarters, with limited exits as …

Longevity is trademark for West Palm Beach dockmaster

Nothing lasts for long, but John Smundin’s dedication to his marinas does. “I’ve only worked at two places,” Smundin said from the …

GPS proves vulnerable in experiment

During a presentation on the limitations of Global Positioning System (GPS), Capt. Andrew Schofield realized the yacht under his command was vulnerable. He was …

Tale of Port Everglades’ landmark

Inspired by actual news events, with authentic quotes and a fictional hero. With apologies to all those yacht captains who see themselves in Capt. Old Timer. …

Crew clean up with side business

Separately, they are two yacht captains, an engineer and a chef. Together, the four yacht crew are the Marine Eco Solutions (also known as MES Clean) team. …

Triton networks with Mega Yacht Mart

Related Posts... Triton networks with Alexseal More than 200 yacht captains, crew and industry professionals joined Read more... The Triton spotted in Iceland …

Courses may cut into your paycheck and vacation

Although tedious, several experts advise that crew stay informed about course requirements that affect STCW, Officer of the Watch, Efficient Deckhand, Human …

Yacht boardings range from normal to nerve-racking

Every captain at this month’s Triton Bridge luncheon has worked on a boat that has been boarded by law enforcement during his/her career. Often …

Navigate the boat show bond

There are legal ways to sell a yacht in the United States, but it can be complicated. Boat shows offer foreign-flagged megayachts for sale a navigable option, …

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Editor’s Picks

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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