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Dorie Cox is editor of The Triton.

Courses may cut into your paycheck and vacation

Although tedious, several experts advise that crew stay informed about course requirements that affect STCW, Officer of the Watch, Efficient Deckhand, Human …

Yacht boardings range from normal to nerve-racking

Every captain at this month’s Triton Bridge luncheon has worked on a boat that has been boarded by law enforcement during his/her career. Often …

Navigate the boat show bond

There are legal ways to sell a yacht in the United States, but it can be complicated. Boat shows offer foreign-flagged megayachts for sale a navigable option, …

What to expect when boarded by the U.S. Coast Guard

Although most yachts adhere to international, commercial or higher regulations they still must abide by local laws and may be inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard …

Regulatory demands concern crew

Top-level captains and crew listened intently during Moran Yacht Management’s symposium in December. When the floor opened to the audience for questions, …

Captain’s anger nets positive results

Capt. Carlos Macias shakes his head remembering all the trash he saw every day running a sightseeing boat in Miami. It made him mad.   “These waters …

Write to be heard: Reader weighs in on germs

I was sitting in my favorite chair one evening in September reading the current issue of The Triton. As I read the various articles, one jumped up and hit me …

Captain, broker and yacht manager dies

Yacht broker and captain John Joseph Ciullo of Ft. Lauderdale died Sept. 29. He was 54.Mr. Ciullo was most recently a broker and special projects manager with …

Dania Cut dredging clears hurdle, ahead of schedule

The dredging project in the Dania Cutoff Canal near Ft. Lauderdale is proceeding faster than planned, already past Dania Cut Super Yacht Repair. In late …

Stew campaigns to run the big house

Chief Stew Elizabeth Anne “Libby” Eddy, 31, wants to manage something larger than an interior yacht crew; something more like the state of Florida. …

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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 …