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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Feisty, savage sauces created by crew

Last April, when Capt. David Gunn was looking for work on a yacht, he put his information on bottles of homemade hot sauce and handed them out like business …

Yacht fires challenge firefighters

As Capt. Dan Corcoran leads the tour single-file through a narrow passageway onboard the 151-foot M/Y Freedom, Davie Fire Capt. Miguel Ferrer stops in the …

If Fort Lauderdale show seems late, wait until 2015

Does it seem like the show is later this year? It is, but it will get even later. The show has always been the last weekend of October starting on Thursday, …

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. …

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