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About Dorie Cox

Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Walker shifts between cars, boats

Charles Walker crosses the Intracoastal Waterway each day as dockmaster of both Pier 66 Marina and Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Marina (formerly Fort Lauderdale …

Optimize practice drills for safe yacht and crew

The recent sinking of a South Korean ferry prompted us to wonder how yacht crew prepare for emergencies. Most captains and flag states require fire-fighting, …

All options welcome to combat fires onboard

Fires on yachts are dangerous, costly and messy, and this keeps the firefighting industry innovating new technology. As an introduction to both high- and …

Triton networks with Mega Yacht Mart

Whether spring cleaning or bargain hunting, add networking to the list and join The Triton and Mega Yacht Mart on the third Wednesday of the month. The …

Mate injured in moped accident

Mate Morgan Taylor, 25, was hospitalized Wednesday night after a motor scooter accident in Ft. Lauderdale.   “She is still critical with swelling to the …

Schmidt is captain onboard and on the field

Ben Schmidt is two types of captain. He earns his living as yacht captain of M/Y Running on the Waves, a 118-foot Gulf Craft. But he fuels his passions as …

Southern Boating’s Skip Allen is remembered

The founder and chairman of Southern Boating magazine, George Lyle “Skip” Allen, died on March 23 after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 84. Mr. …

Recipe for a stable yacht

Ready to launch after your refit? Not so fast. Before you sail, an incline test may be required to determine the yacht’s stability. Be prepared, this …

Chef exchanges travel for travellers

It’s a kind of a reverse travel for Chef Zachariah Rath after 13 years working on megayachts.   “I continue to meet people from around the …

Painting standards ease minds of captains, yards, insurers

Just before the Ft. Lauderdale boat show in 2010, Ft. Lauderdale’s fire marshal grew concerned over the proliferation of shrink-wrapped enclosures he saw …

Editor’s Picks

Colors, carvings and curves worth the challenge in Papua New Guinea

Colors, carvings and curves worth the challenge in Papua New Guinea

Story and photos by Kevin Davidson Headhunters, warriors, spears, bows and arrows – ready for something different? Then join me on a …

Top Shelf: In charter season, a helper worth her weight in cake

Top Shelf: In charter season, a helper worth her weight in cake

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald Ask any sole charter chef what they want most for Christmas and I’ll bet you, sure as nuts, they will …

Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, …

Triton networks with Maritime Marine

Triton networks with Maritime Marine

More than 220 yacht captains, crew and industry folks joined us for Triton Networking with Maritime Marine on the first Wednesday in …

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