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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Engineers without a Y chromosome

Many people have never met a female yacht engineer. So until they do, we talked with nine of them about their jobs, what they have learned and share their …

Yacht chef offers Willy Wonka-like peek inside galley

When Neal Salisbury was young he wanted to be an explorer and travel the oceans. He imagined his journeys on Christopher Columbus-type ships. Now at 46, he …

Yacht Flowers open house a success

About 300 captains, crew and industry professionals gathered for Triton networking with Yacht Flowers in Ft. Lauderdale last month. Wonderful September weather …

Storm hits Baja

Hurricane Odile hit the Baja Peninsula in Mexico on Sept. 14, one of the strongest hurricanes on record to make landfall in the area. The category 3 hurricane …

Yacht repower like a heart transplant

When a megayacht needs a new engine, it is nothing like opening an automobile hood to install a new one. It’s a big job that often entails cutting a …

Captain tells a captains tale

Jeff Ford and Billy Forbes are yacht captains. They run boats for wealthy owners, navigate between North and South America, and weather storms of every type. …

Triton networking with Yacht Flowers

The Triton is networking with Yacht Flowers on on the third Wednesday of the month (Sept. 17) in Ft. Lauderdale. The event is a chance to grow and bloom …

Elmer Strauss, he’s everywhere, but hard to find

To physically find Elmer Strauss, you have to trudge through a storage hall to reach his desk. But to find his influence, yachties need only look around Ft. …

Colleagues remember lift operator at LMC

Captains and colleagues remember Norm Mello, travel lift operator at Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) in Ft. Lauderdale who died in a motorcycle accident …

Larger yachts navigating South Florida waterway

Navigation is easier for large yachts on their way to Derecktor, Dania Cut Super Yacht Repair and Broward Shipyard in Dania Cut-off Canal south of Ft. …

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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 …