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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

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 …

Chef Andris Reinsons dies

Longtime yacht Chef Andris Reinsons was found dead outside his home in Newport, R.I., on Jan. 22, according to his former wife, Cynthia Reinsons. The cause of …

Roscioli expansion officially open

“There’s gonna be a day…” plotted a young Bob Roscioli after being fired for requesting a nickel raise at his $1.10 an hour job more …

Couach founder dies

Guy Couach, founder of the yacht builder that bears his name, died on Jan. 6. He was 88.     The grandson of Albert Couach, founder of Couach marine engines …

Crew bring yacht projects to stew’s shop

A yacht’s broken rail, damaged LED light string and ripped seat cushion can all be fixed by crew in a maker space. Whether in Auckland or Alaska, crew …

Injury doesn’t stop stew on job quest

Stew Urska Jerala was seriously injured when she was hit by a car while riding a bicycle between a crew house and crew agencies on Nov. 20 in Ft. Lauderdale. …

Capt. Pete Miller dies in shipyard accident

Capt. Pete Miller of M/Y Lohengrin was electrocuted in a shipyard accident in late November in Hong Kong. The accident involving shore power is under …

Former Knight and Carver CEO Sam Brown dies

Sampson A. Brown, 1958-2013 Former Knight & Carver CEO Sam Brown dies   When Sam Brown set out to do something big, he didn’t stop just because …

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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 …