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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

FLIBS19: Suntex takes over Bahia Mar marina

Photo and story by Dorie Cox The changes are subtle in the marina at the center of this year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  Suntex took …

FLIBS19: Inaugural Adrift Film Festival turns spotlight on crew

Photos and story by Dorie Cox Outdoors, under the stars near the beach in Fort Lauderdale, about 300 yacht captains and crew watched short films created by …

Motoryacht Meamina crew assist in fatal dive accident

By Dorie Cox Large yacht crew are highly trained and practice regular safety drills, but there are some things they may not be prepared for. Several of M/Y …

FLIBS19: Yachts in Lauderdale Marine Center on show for Kids in Distress

Yacht crew offered tours for guests during Elevate, a Kids in Distress benefit event held at Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale on Oct. 26. Hosted by …

FLIBS19: National Marine Suppliers poker run rides for charity

National Marine Suppliers’ 12th annual poker run took off for a ride through the Florida Everglades on Oct. 26. About 100 motorcyclists and car enthusiasts …

Majority of Bahamas not hit by Hurricane Dorian

By Dorie Cox Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, made international headlines for nearly two weeks after tearing across two major island areas in the north …

FLIBS19: PYT hosts annual parking lot party

Professional Yachtmaster Training’s fourth annual Parking Lot Party saw more than 200 captains, crew and industry professionals gather before the boat show, …

Saltee Rags buys Antibes Yachtwear in Fort Lauderdale

By Dorie Cox  After 25 years at the helm of Antibes Yachtwear in Fort Lauderdale, John and Kathy Phillips sold the business to Lena Rossello and David …

M/Y Lazy Z crew runs its way across the Atlantic for Bahamas

The crew of M/Y Lazy Z are on a mission to raise money for disaster relief in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. Since they cannot get to the area to help, …

Cable Marine, Boat Owners Warehouse founder Elmer Strauss dies

By Dorie Cox From boatyards to retail stores, Elmer Strauss built a collection of businesses that helped change the face of the yacht industry in Fort …

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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 …

New lift coming together at Derecktor Fort Pierce

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 …

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

Ending weird 2020 in the Exumas

At the beginning of this pandemic, I went into panic mode and pondered what my options were, seeing as I expected this to totally stall …